Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Leica M 240 accessories: RRS plate, Thumbs Up and more

RRS released new base, L-plate and a grip for the Leica M 240 camera: Remove the base of your Leica M240 and completely replace it with our elegant base that is CNC machined from T6061 aluminum. With integral dovetails, this base allows you to mount your camera directly into a Really Right Stuff quick-release clamp. […]

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New Leica store coming to Los Angeles

According to this LinkedIn job listing Leica is planning a new store and gallery in Los Angeles and is currently looking for a general manager. Since the job opening is directly from Leica Camera Inc, this most likely will be a corporate owned stored (similar to the one in Washington D.C.). The official opening is scheduled for next month (May, […]

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Precautionary check for all Leica M type 240 cameras delivered before April 5, 2013

Leica just issued this statement regarding loose carrying strap eyelets for some of the Leica M type 240 cameras delivered before April 5, 2013: We are aware that a few of the new Leica M (Typ 240) cameras shipped prior to April 5th 2013 have loose carrying strap eyelets. We have identified that these cases were […]

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Alfred Eisenstaedt’s Leica camera and “Kiss in Times Square” photo up for sale

The upcoming 23rd WestLicht Photographica Camera Auction that will take place on May 25th 2013 will have another interesting item up for auction: Alfred Eisenstaedt’s Leica camera (starting bid: EUR 12,000/ over $15,000) and his famous signed photograph “Kiss in Times Square” (starting bid: EUR 9,000/over $11,000):

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Two new Leica M cases

Fastandprime introduced a new Leica M camera bag called Agent 86 (prices starting at £650, around $1,000). The dimensions are: width 8″, height 6″ and depth 3.5″.

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Leica Akademie workshops coming to Canada

Leica Camera announced several new workshops that will take place in Canada as a part of the Leica Akademie North America program:

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Leica Camera AG partners with the Nordic Light International Festival of Photography

Leica Camera AG partners with the Nordic Light International Festival of Photography:

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JnK and Arte di Mano leather cases for Leica cameras

JnK is another manufacturer of high end leather cases for Leica cameras and accessories located in Korea (see also their Arte di Mano collection). I had the chance to try one of the Arte di Mano cases in the Leica Store in Miami and it’s one of the best cases I have ever seen. Of course the price is also very high – the […]

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