Monthly Archives: April 2012

The upcoming Leica Monochrome rangefinder will have a M9 styled body

The upcoming Leica Monochrome digital rangefinder (with a black and white only sensor) will have a M9-like body. We are not going to see a new M10 camera on May 10 – a completely new M10 will probably be announced in September during Photokina. I am still trying to get a confirmation on whether the new Leica Monochrome […]

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Quick Leica M9 vs. Fuji X-Pro1 image comparison

Today I will be comparing apples and oranges. The Leica M9 and Fuji X-Pro 1 are two completely different beasts. The only similarity is the way both cameras look. Well, actually there is more then that – both have optical viewfinders, similar megapixel counts (18MP vs. 16.3MP) and no anti-aliasing (AA) filter and that’s about it. I am not going […]

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Shortage of Leica M9 sensors

Several readers have informed me that there is currently a shortage of M9 CCD sensors. Cameras sent in for sensor repairs were in some case replaced with brand new M9s as a result of this shortage. The 18MP sensor inside the M9 was initially produced by Kodak, but their sensor division was sold to Platinum Equity in November 2011.

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Cash for clunkers

If you are located in South Florida, KEH will have a two day buying event at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre (house of the Leica boutique in West Palm Beach):

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Using Leica M lenses on the Fuji X-Pro1 camera with the Kipon L/M-FX adapter

I got my Fuji X-Pro 1 camera form Amazon two days ago and since I still have not received any of the Fuji lenses I ordered, my only choice was to try the new camera with Leica M lenses. I used Kipon L/M-FX adapter that can be purchased from eBay (check also Kipon’s website here). The Fuji X-Pro1 mirrorless […]

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New: Rangefinder Moment Podcast

There is new podcast called Rangefinder Moment that covers also Leica related topics. You can download the first three podcasts for free on iTunes.

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for March 2012

Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for March 2012: Rumor: the next Leica M camera will have a black and white sensor Leica M10 on May 10th? What to expect from Leica on May 10th, 2012 Leica M9-P white limited edition Leica MP Taiwan Centenary Establishment Limited Edition Camera Adobe Lightroom 4 […]

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Leica Portrait: Joel Meyerowitz

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