Monthly Archives: June 2013

Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ camera now available for pre-order

The latest Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ camera is now available for pre-order for $1,190.00. The regular D-Lux 6 camera costs $799, but the G-Start RAW version comes with a strap and a camera case:

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How to follow LeicaRumors

With the termination of Google Reader on Monday, many of you are probably looking for alternative solutions to follow LeicaRumors. Here are your choices: RSS Feed Full text LeicaRumors RSS feeds – just add the RSS feed(s) to your favorite reader and you will get the latest blog posts few minutes after they are published online. […]

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Estimated shipping dates for Leica M accessories

Most of the Leica M accessories will start shipping in the US next month to existing pre-orders. Here are the details: Item No Description Available from Retail Price 14495 Multi-function Handgrip M Early August $895.00 14496 Handgrip M Early August $300.00 14642 Leica R-Adapter M Early August $310.00 14498 SCA Adapter Set for Multi-functional Handgrip […]

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Leica Gallery Salzburg: Faces of Africa

The Leica Gallery in Salzburg is currently displaying the work of Mario Marino “Faces of Africa”: German-based photographer Mario Marino has now been immersed in his “Faces of Africa” taking pictures for two weeks, producing powerfully sensitive portraits of South Ethiopians. His first show, opening at Galerie Brockstedt, Berlin,after in London, Munich, Amsterdam, Gent, Brussels, Nijmegen and […]

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Questions & answers for the Leica Vario X Type 107 compact zoom camera

This set of Q&A provides some interesting information on the latest Leica Vario X Type 107 camera ($2,850.00), including answers to questions and concerns raised by several readers of this blog: Is the Leica X Vario the official successor of the Leica X2? No. Due to its very different possibilities in the photographic use the X […]

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Leica Hall of Fame 2013: René Burri

Yestreday Swiss photographer René Burri received the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2013. The award was presented at the Museum für Gestaltung in Zürich. Burri was also given a Leica M Monochrom for his achievements in 55 years of photography. The Monochrom with a special engraving was handed over to Burri by Dr. Andreas Kaufmann. […]

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The Leica M-Monochrom “Soul” film won five awards at the Cannes Lions Festival

The short film “Soul“ which was created for the launch of the M-Monochrom camera in the Leica Store in São Paulo, won five awards at the Cannes Lions Festival and a total of 17 international awards. This controversial production was not associated with Leica Camera AG – it was created independently by Sentimental Filme production […]

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New Leica Boutique stores coming to Sweden and South Africa

Two new Leica Boutique stores are coming to Sweden and South Africa. The South Africa location (Fourways, just north of Johannesburg) will be a store within a store. My understanding is that currently Leica products are not directly available in South Africa. The store will be operated by The Digital Experience. The official opening will be somewhere in late July, early […]

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