Monthly Archives: July 2013

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2013: finalists’ portfolios

This video shows the winners and finalists’ portfolios for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2013. Thousands of entries were received from all over the world. The video and awards were presented on July 3 during Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie photography festival held in Arles, France. Evgenia Arbugaeva won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for her […]

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Voigtlander Bessa A film rangefinder cameras are now discontinued

After Zeiss discontinued their Ikon film rangefinder camera last year, the Voigtlander Bessa A models are the next victims of the digital age: three different A models are listed as discontinued on Cosina’s website. The M models rangefinders are not discontinued at that point (the A models have an electronically controlled focal plane shutter, while the M […]

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Platinum palladium printing with Leica M Monochrom

Manuel Gomes Teixeira, photographer and platinum palladium printer, usually uses traditional methods with photographic film in medium and large format cameras. Invited by the exclusive distributor of Leica cameras in Portugal, he tested the Leica Monochrom. The high quality files, showing a rich tonal range, adapted very well to Platinum printing. You can read more about […]

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for June 2013

   Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for June 2013: Leica X Vario Type 107 detailed specifications New images of the Leica X Vario Type 107 camera Leica Mini M: “larger than usual sensor for its relatively small body” Leica X Vario camera first impressions First sample images from the Leica X Vario Type […]

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