Monthly Archives: January 2013

Leica X2 for $1699 at DIgitalRev

DigitalRev currently sells the Leica X2 for $1,699.00. This is $300 less than the US price of $1995. DigitalRev ships internationally and offers worldwide warranty.

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S Magazine: “The Rankin Issue” viewing in Los Angeles

      LEICA AND RANKIN HOST PRIVATE VIEWING OF ‘S MAGAZINE: THE RANKIN ISSUE’ Allendale, NJ (January 14, 2013) – Leica Camera, the legendary German camera manufacturer, along with renowned British fashion photographer, Rankin, will celebrate the release of the third installment of S Magazine: The Rankin Issue with an exclusive invite-only event on January […]

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Voigtländer 21mm f/1.8 Ultron lens hands-on video

Here is a hands-on video on the new Voigtländer 21mm f/1.8 Ultron lens for M mount ($1,249.00) that was announced during Photokina and is currently in stock at B&H:

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Official Leica M sample images to be released soon

The Theme published this statement from Stefan Daniel regarding the official release of sample images from the new Leica M: We’re currently putting the “final touches” to the image settings. I assume that it’s gonna be ready by the end of January / beginning February! Few more Leica M sample images (reportedly) can be viewed here.

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HRR Manufaktur offers new custom surfaces for Leica M cameras

Last year I had a post on the custom Leica M9 made from Ruthenium by HRR Manufaktur in Germany. The company now offers several other custom surfaces for Leica M cameras: antique silver, Rhodium (polished or matt) and Ruthenium (polished or matt). The price for the Ruthenium and antique silver surface is 3,500 EUR. The Rhodium surface is cheaper (2,000 EUR) […]

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Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens shipping this month?

After the new APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens was delayed, Leica did not specify a new release date, but Amazon currently lists the lens as “usually ships within 2 to 4 weeks”.

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Some Leica S news

The new Leica Vario-Elmar-S 1:3.5-5.6/30-90mm ASPH lens is now starting to ship in the US. Leica released Image shuttle v2.05 with support or the new Leica S. You can download it from the owners area. Leica S unboxing images from PCH/Belgium:

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