Monthly Archives: June 2013

New workshops from Leica Akademie North America

Leica Akademie North America added several new classes to their schedule. Here is the complete list:

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More Leica M accessories: leather wrap and vintage camera straps

Two new accessories for Leica M cameras – the first one is a leather camera wrap from “There’s nothing more classic than a leather wrap to put your favorite camera in. This soft leather wrap that we have (and soon to be yours) is made from 100% leather, and the soft inner lining ensures that your gear is well […]

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This Leica M3 camera is made out of cardboard

Product designer Kevin LCK created this Leica M3 camera out of paper cardboard:

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The giant “Fake Leica” sculpture inside the Leica LA store is valued at $1 million

Many celebrities attended the Leica Store and Gallery grand opening in Los Angeles last night. An interesting piece of information that was published in the press release: the giant “Fake Leica” sculpture by Liao Yibai located inside the store is valued at $1 million.

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Mandarin Oriental KL partners with Leica to launch photography promotion

   Jun 19, 2013 -Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur has launched an interactive photography package in partnership with Leica. Guests of the hotel will be able to capture the sights of Kuala Lumpur and experience the city through a different perspective with Leica Store Malaysia’s appointed professional photographer who will share his photography skills throughout a […]

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical lens sample images, black and silver versions now in stock

The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical lens is currently in stock in Europe and in the US at B&H ($899 for black, $1049 for silver model). Here are some sample images taken at various apertures with the Leica M9-P (see the full set of sample images on flickr):

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Leica D-Lux 6 Edition G-STAR RAW camera

Today Leica announced a new D-Lux 6 Edition G-STAR RAW camera: In collaboration with G-Star, the Dutch denim label, Leica is proud to present a limited special edition of the Leica D-Lux 6 compact camera. Inspired by the successful G-Star RAW collection, the new Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ features an unusual colour concept, […]

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Delivery bottlenecks for Leica M camera

Leica Camera issued an official statement on the delivery bottlenecks for the new M camera few days after AP broke the story online:

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