Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fujifilm’s own Leica M-mount adapter for X-Pro1 now available

Adorama now has a listing for the Fujifilms Leica M-mount adapter for X-Pro1 camera. There is no picture yet and I am curious if Fuji’s adapter will be any different than the Kipon L/M-FX adapter. Update: Fuji just made it official. The adapter has electronic connections for automatic lens profile selection. Here is the full press […]

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Leica V-Lux 3 deal: free $150 gift card

Adorama currently offers a free $150 gift card with the Leica V-Lux 3 camera.

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Leica X2 listed for June 6 release

Amazon now lists the Leica X2 with a release date of June 6th, 2012.

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New version of DNG to NEF file converter released

DNG2NEF v3.0 is now released. The software includes support for Leica M8, M9 Monochrom and S2. As the name indicates, DNG2NEF is a free DNG to NEF converter for Leica users that already have an established Nikon Capture NX2 workflow.

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Leica M Monochrome, X2, 50mm Apo Summicron samples, reviews, etc.

An update to my previous list of links/reviews/samples of the new Leica products. The Leica M Monochrom Hands On Review. See also this X2 samples set on flickr. Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on from Pocket-Lint. Preview of the new Leica M Monochrom & APO-Summicron-M 50mm from Invisiblephotographer. Leica X2 samples at Cnet Asia. The Leica M-Monochrom review by Ming Thein. […]

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Black and silver Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH lens now in stock

B&H currently has a black and silver Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH lens in stock.

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The Mystery of Leica Pricing Explained by J Shin

This is an interesting guest post on Leica’s products pricing by J Shin: Every time there is any kind of a product-related announcement here and elsewhere, there are a number of invariable comments complaining about and/or defending Leica’s price strategy. In making these comments, people make references to various economic and noneconomic reasons why Leicas are […]

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