Monthly Archives: November 2013

Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals on photo editing tools

Leica Camera doesn’t offer any discounts on Black Friday or Cyber Monday (or ever), so here are few deals on photo editing tools that might be of interest to Leica shooters: The entire Topaz Labs Complete Collection is now on sale for $199.99, which is almost 50% off the normal price of $379.99 (from November 28th through December […]

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Leica Camera at Art Basel in Miami

Leica Camera together with Miami Street Photography Festival have organized several photographic events during Art Basel in Miami next week: photography workshops, lectures, exhibitions with partners such as Leica Akademie, Leica Store Miami, ONA, Image Pro International, Art Media Studio, Hanhemuhle FineArt and Gramps Bar. The scheduled of events can be found at the MSPF, […]

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Leica Monochrom “Ralph Gibson” limited edition camera

Few days ago I mentioned about a new limited edition Leica Monochrom ‘Ralph Gibson’ camera that was announced in the Netherlands. Here is some additional information:

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Die Welt: “Leica’s nightmare is Sony”

Few weeks ago the German magazine Die Welt published an article called “Leica’s nightmare is Sony” where they discussed the new a7/a7r mirrorless full frame cameras from Sony (currently in stock at B&H). The only real similarities between a Leica M and Sony a7 are the full frame sensor, small body size and the ability to use Leica M lenses. […]

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Leica news from around the Web

→ Amazon currently has one black Leica M 240 camera in stock. → A rare 1932 gold-plated Leica Luxus II camera failed to set a new record at a recent Hong Kong auction and sold for “only” $620,000. → New Leica store opened in Moscow. → The 2014 Leica calendar is now available.

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Leica Camera AG takes over Sinar Photography AG, the Swiss manufacturer of view cameras

Leica Camera AG bought Sinar Photography AG – a manufacturer of view cameras:

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Leica M camera designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson for RED sold for $1.8 million

The Leica M custom made camera by Jony Ive and Marc Newson for (RED) sold for $1,805,000 at Sotheby’s charity auction in New York (hammer price with buyer’s premium). The camera was initially expected to reach $500,000 to $750,000. The (RED) auction at Sotheby’s raised a total of $26.2 million to fight AIDS in Africa.

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List of Leica lenses impacted by the price increase

Here is a list of the Leica M and S lenses that will get a price increase on January 1st, 2014: Lens Old price New price Tri-Elmar M 16-18-21 / f 4.0 ASPH $5,350 $5,450 18mm / f3.8 ASPH $3,195 $3,250 21mm / f1.4 ASPH $7,250 $7,650 24mm / f1.4 ASPH $7,250 $7,550 24mm / […]

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