Monthly Archives: May 2013

Leica Camera announces S-Adapter C for Contax 645 lenses

Leica Camera is pleased to introduce the Leica S-Adapter C which will be available from this June. With this adapter, Contax 645 lenses can be used with the Leica S (Typ 007), Leica S2 and Leica S2-P cameras. The adapter enables owners of the Contax 645 system to switch effortlessly to the Leica S System. The Leica S-Adapter […]

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The Leica inspired Gizmon case is now available for iPhone 5

After the 4/4s version, Gizmon now offers Leica inspired cases for the iPhone 5 (EU links): The Gizmon iCA has an optical viewfinder, shutter button, conversion lens mount, tripod socket and strap holes. Here are few additional images:

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The new Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount is now available for pre-order

The new Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount that was announced in February at the 2013 CP+ show is now available for pre-order in B&H: Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical Lens (Silver) Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical Lens (Black)

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Leica “Mini M” in stores on June 11th

Leica Camera published a new banner on their Facebook page for their Mini M campaign with the text “Meet the new Leica family member on the 11th of June” and “Heard the rumors? Get the truth: Leica Stores – June 11th.” This indicates that there will be only one camera announced on June 11th and the first units will […]

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First picture and specifications of the Leica “Mini M” leaked online

The first picture and specifications (in French) of the Leica Mini M have leaked from an unknown source. As I already reported, the “Mini M” will be an X type compact camera with a zoom lens (Leica Elmar 3.5-6.4/28-70mm ASPH), 16MP APS-C sensor and a price tag of EUR 2,450 (over $3,000):

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New Leica Mini M camera teaser

Leica published a new teaser on their website that shows a slightly opened box with just a glimpse of their new camera. Hopefully we will be able to see more of the “Mini M” next Monday. For now, everything points to an APS-C based camera with a fixed zoom lens. The big question is whether […]

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Results of the 23rd Westlicht camera auction

The results of the 23rd Westlicht camera auction are now available online. Those are the three most expensive Leica cameras sold:

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Leica S Type 006 medium format camera now in stock

The new Leica S Type 006 medium format camera was announced during the 2012 Photokina show. The camera started shipping in the US in December last year and is finally in stock at Dale Photo & Digital. Here again the detailed technical specifications of the new S:

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