Monthly Archives: September 2012

Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens now in stcok

The Leica APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens is currently in stock at Amazon (update: the lens is now sold out).

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Leica M-E now shipping in Europe

The new Leica M-E camera is now shipping in Europe as you can see from this unboxing video from PCH (located in Brussels, Belgium):

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Leica M9 replica made out of Lego pieces

Inspired by H.Y. Leung’s Lego Leica M8, Chris McVeigh created this Leica M9 replica completely out of Lego pieces. Back in 2010 someone actually built a functional Leica M8 based on the Lego Pink Digital Camera set (available on Amazon).

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Leica M explained (video)

David from Dale Photo & Digital published a very detailed video interview with Jesko von Oeynhausen from Leica on the new M digital rangefinder – worth watching if you are planning to buy the camera:

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Welcome to 2012: Leica M as a filmmaker’s tool

From a recent interview with Jesko Von Oeynhausen from Leica on the video capabilities of the new Leica M camera – here is a recap of the main points:

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How to distinguish future Leica M models

In an interview with IR, Justin Stailey from Leica explained how future M cameras will be labeled: Leica M will be followed by “Type xxx”. For example the new Leica M is Type 240, the Leica M-E is Type 220:

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Leica at Photokina

The 2012 Photokina show is now over. Here is some additional coverage of the new Leica products: Interview with Stephen Schulz (Head of Professional Imaging at Leica). Leica M hands-on at c|net. Leica M Q&A Leica S at Photokina : part 1 and part 2 Leica gallery at Photokina 2012 (photographs: Koelnmesse): Additional Leica videos from Photokina:

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The 22nd WestLicht Camera Auction will take place on November 24, 2012

The 22nd WestLicht Camera Auction will take place on Saturday, November 24, 2012, 11am. Preview will start on Wednesday, November 21, daily 10 am – 6 pm. Here are the details: After the sensational world record auction this past May – a Leica 0-Series achieved a price of 2,160,000 EUR – the amazing offers of the 22nd […]

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