Monthly Archives: November 2012

A quick look at the Leica M settings, menu and live view focusing (video)

Here is a new video that covers some of the basic functionality of the new Leica M rangefinder. Unfortunately, the author was not allowed to take any sample images with the camera.

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New book: Ninety Nine Years Leica

      Dale Photo & Digital has the new Ninety Nine Years Leica book in stock for $130. About the book: Ninety-nine years and on the way to becoming a living legend. Throughout the history of photography, the name Leica is linked to ‘vision and innovation’. Leica has not only made significant contributions in technical […]

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This Leica M7 Titanium three lens kit is listed for $223,130 on eBay

This brand new Leica M7 Titanium camera kit with 28mm/2, 50mm/1.4 and 90mm/2 lenses is currently listed on eBay for $223,130 (more info on the kit is available here). Seven offers are already declined. Only 50 pieces of this limited edition were produced back in 2004. A similar Leica M7 Titanium with a 50mm/1.4 ASPH lens recently sold […]

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Leica to increase price for 6-bit coding of M lenses

Leica announced a price increase for their 6-bit coding service of M lenses from $240 to $300 and is now also offering 18 months certified pre-owned warranty for an additional $50. The price of lens calibration remains $150. You can contact Dale Photo & Digital for any of the above listed services. The new pricing will take effect on December […]

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Leica Store Vienna grand opening (video)

On October 30, 2012, Leica Store Vienna opened its doors. Located in the heart of Vienna and managed by gallery and photo specialist Peter Coeln, it is a Leica Camera first as it combines a Leica Store and Leica Gallery. “Quiet Moments” by photographer and ski jumping athlete Gregor Schlierenzauer is the first exhibition. Learn […]

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Adobe Camera Raw 7.3 release candidates now with Leica R lenses support

Adobe Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 release candidates are now available for download. The new Camera Raw 7.3 version has lens profiles for Leica R lenses that can be used on the new Leica M with the R to M adapter. Here is the complete list of supported lenses:

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Get 2% back in rewards when you purchase Leica cameras and lenses at Amazon

It is hard to find any deals or discounts on Leica gear, but Amazon currently has a promotion where you can get 2% off the purchase price on selected cameras and lenses. For example, if you buy the Leica Monochrom, you will get $159 promotional code to be used for future purchases at It seems that almost all Leica […]

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Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras now shipping in the US

The Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras are now shipping in the US and are currently in stock at B&H. There is still no exact release date for the new Leica M camera.

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