Monthly Archives: June 2012

Leica Camera’s board proposes dividend of €1.83 per share

The Leica Camera AG Board presented the Leica Camera AG annual report today. At the same time, it adopted a resolution containing a proposal on the appropriation of profits. On the corporate level, the established manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products achieved a 19.3 per cent increase in turnover against the previous fiscal year (01/04/2011 – 31/03/2012) to […]

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New version of LFI iPad app

The new version of the LFI app is out. In addition to reading the current issues of the magazine, you can now also download every issue of the magazine since 2004 for a “special price“.

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Leica X2 firmware update released

Firmware update v1.1 for Leica X2 is now available for download. The introduced improvements are: Improved noise as from ISO 1600 Improved automatic white balancing General improvements and performance optimization

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Leica X2 firmware update v1.1 coming soon?

A major European website published an article about a new firmware update v1.1 for the Leica X2 (Google translation): “For precious Leica Compact X2 is now a firmware update to version 1.1 are available. The update includes improved noise performance at ISO 1600, an improvement desdes automatic white balance and performance improvements. The firmware update is […]

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Fujifilm M-mount adapter for X-Pro1 to be released on June 28th

Fujifilm’s Leica M-mount adapter for the X-Pro1 camera is expected to be released on June 28th, 2012. Here is the full list of compatible Leica and Voigtlander lenses:

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Frank Hallam Day wins the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012

            Above image © by Frank Hallam Day Solms, Germany (June 22, 2012) – First prize in this year’s highly prestigious photography competition, the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012’, will go to U.S. photographer Frank Hallam Day. For his award-winning portfolio, entitled ‘Alumascapes’, he will receive a Leica M9-P camera and a lens worth […]

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The latest Leica headlines

I had limited Internet access in the past few days. Here is a quick update of the latest Leica related news: Leica announced the winners of the Oskar Barnack Award 2012. See all images here. Leica plans to open a total of 200 stores worldwide by 2016. Currently there are 37 Leica operated stores. New locations […]

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Leica S system updates

The latest updates on the Leica S system: Starting from October 2012, Leica Camera will gradually introduce five new central shutter (CS) lenses for the S system: Elmarit-S 30 mm f/2.8 ASPH, Summarit-S 35 mm f/2.5 ASPH, Summarit-S 70 mm f/2.5 ASPH, APO-Macro-Summarit-S 120 mm f/2.5 and the APO-Tele-Elmar-S 180 mm f/3.5. Leica also introduced the Leica Case […]

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