Monthly Archives: March 2013

New: Angelo Pelle leather half-case for Leica M (type 240)

Angelo Pelle, a handcraft company based in Florence is proud to announce the new hand made half case for Leica M Hand made by some of the most skilled Italian artisans with more then 30 years of experience in this field, with the best Tuscanian naturally tanned leather and high quality suede leather for inner […]

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Leica M type 240 sample images

I had the chance to borrow the new M from the Leica Store in Miami for a quick walk around Miracle Mile. The full resolution JPG images (straight out of the camera) can be found on flickr. The DNG files can be downloaded here.

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Leica Camera AG opens new plant in Portugal

Leica Camera AG opened a new plant in Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal. The new 52,000 m2 facility with a price tag of approximately EUR 23 million (USD 30 million) will employ 720 people. The Leica Portugal division was initially founded in 1973. No details were given as to what products will be manufacturer at the new factory.

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Leica M video reviews

A new video review of the Leica M just got published by The Camera Store. If you are interested in the video capabilities of the new M, check also this post by Cinema5d:

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Photos of the upcoming Leitz Park in Wetzlar

The German website mittelhessen.de published a series of photos from the ongoing construction of the new Leitz Park in Wetzlar. The project is scheduled to be completed by November 2013. The new building will be around 27,000 m².

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Leica Store Miami grand opening

Leica Camera has scheduled several different events for the grand opening of their latest Leica Store in Miami. There will be lectures by Alessandra Sanguinetti and Bruce Gilden, the store gallery will feature work from Magnum’s photographic project “Postcards from America”, several photo walks will be available where you will be able to try different Leica cameras (the new Leica M is available […]

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New: Photographer’s Guide to the Leica D-Lux 6 book

White Knight Press has released its newest camera guide book, Photographer’s Guide to the Leica D-Lux 6: Getting the Most from Leica’s Advanced Compact Camera. The book is currently available on Amazon as a paperback ($23.30) or Kindle edition ($9.99).

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