Monthly Archives: April 2013

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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More Lego-made Leica M8/M9 cameras

Lego-made Leica cameras are nothing new. Chris McVeigh used 114 Lego pieces to recreate the Leica M9-P Hermes camera. You can get all the details on how to build it yourself from this PDF file. There is also a Leica M8 Lego version:

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Leica M type 240 reviews, Canon lens adapter, T-shirts and more

Leica M 240 review by Tom Grill (incl. high resolution images): “In terms of resolution, dynamic range, capability in low light, and expanded features, the M (240) has reached a pinnacle of digital perfection that is exceptional in the tests I have done so far. Keep in mind this is a system camera and gains […]

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List of stolen equipment from the Leica store in Mayfair London

The Leica store in Mayfair London was burgled again last Sunday. Above is the list of the stolen equipment with serial numbers. If you have any information or if you come across any of the stolen items, please call Ellie Imison at  07772 676029 (UK phone number).

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Camera MX adapter modification adds autofocus to Leica M lenses

The Chinese company Camera MX (deo-tech.com) modified an E-mount lens adapter for Leica M lenses and made it to support autofocus. They first fitted a Leica Summicron lens into a  Contax G Biogon 28mm f/2.8 body and then they used a standard Contax G – NEX AF adapter. The company is planning to modify and sell 35mm and 50mm Summicron lenses […]

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Red Bull Illume 2013 partnered with Leica Camera AG

Red Bull partnered again with Leica Camera AG for their 2013 photo contest for action and adventure sports. Leica S and X2 cameras will be awarded to the winners. More details in the press release (Google translated):

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Leica camera icons for Mac OS

The Leica icons set for Mac OS created by Andrew Sigurow is a great collection that includes 180 high quality icons featuring photographic cameras manufactured by Leica Camera AG from 2000 till 2012. The available .PSD, .ICNS and FOLDERS versions will give you an original touch to your desktop no matter the file types or applications you choose to associate with […]

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