Monthly Archives: May 2012


Solms, Germany (May 10, 2012) – Leica Camera AG presents a new accessory for the Leica S professional camera system: the Leica S-Adapter H. This adapter allows the portfolio of Hasselblad H-system lenses to be mounted onto a Leica S2 camera body with all lens functions, such as autofocus, central shutter control and automatic diaphragm, […]

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Solms, Germany (May 10, 2012) – Leica Camera AG is expanding the product range for the Leica S professional camera system with five new central shutter lenses, available from October 2012. The new models are the Leica Elmarit-S 30 mm f/2.8 ASPH. and Leica Summarit-S 35 mm f/2.5 ASPH. wide-angle lenses, the Leica Summarit-S 70 […]

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The official Leica announcement

This is what Leica announced today: Leica S-System Expanded By Five S-Lenses With Central Shutter: Available From October 2012 Leica Camera AG Expands The Leica S Professional Camera System: New Leica S-Adapter H Enables use of Hasselblad H Lenses on the Leica S2 Leica M Monochrom: The Future Of Black-And-White Photography New Leica Limited Editions: […]

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Two Leica Hermes limited edition kits are also coming today!

   I mentioned that few days ago – there will be also two more Leica M9 Hermes limited edition kits that will probably be announced today: There is again some talk about two new Hermes Limited Edition kits – the first one will have 1 camera + 1 lens, the other one will have 1 camera + 2 […]

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New Leica products leaked (Leica M Monochrome, X2, 50mm Cron)

The three new Leica products just leaked on The M9 Monochrome will have 18MP sensor and ISO of 10,000. The price will be $8,000. As I mentioned before, the new 50mm Summicron will be very expensive and will be the new benchmark M lens.

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Coverage of Leica’s event in Berlin

The Leica event in Berlin will be starting soon. I will be updating this post multiple times in the next few hours as new information appears on the Web (mainly Twitter, under the #May10 hash tag). Refresh this page for the latest updates (all times are EST):

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Leica new product announcements tomorrow

Tomorrow, at around noon EST Leica will start their two days event in Berlin under the name “Leica – Das Wesentliche” (“Leica – The Essential“). The only update I have since my last post on what to expect is that the new Leica X2 will probably have the same 28mm Elmarit lens as in the […]

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Leica Boutique opens at Broadway Camera in Richmond, Canada

A new Leica Boutique opened at Broadway Camera in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada:

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