Monthly Archives: November 2013

Another Leica price increase coming on January 1st, 2014

Update: here is the list of lenses that will be impacted by this price increase. Leica will have another price increase on January 1st, 2014 on selected M lenses. I will soon have the list of products that will be impacted. The good news is that almost all of the Leica M lenses are now […]

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Leica T (701) camera without a rangefinder coming soon

The Leica T (701) will be a new camera without a rangefinder. I am not sure if the Leica T will be an interchangeable lens camera (most likely) or it will have a fixed lens like the Sony RX1. The official announcement should be in the next few months. I am pretty sure that it will not have […]

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The Leica M 240 (RED) camera designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson could reach $500,000 to $750,000 in acution

The New York Times reports that the one-of-a-kind Leica M 240 designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson could reach an estimated $500,000 to $750,000 during the (RED) charity auction on November 23; “According to a Leica spokesman, the Leica M (RED) camera took two years to design and build and is the only camera ever designed by Mr. […]

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Digiscoping with the Leica M 240 and Leica spotting scope APO-Televid 82

This guest post on digiscoping with the Leica M 240 ($6,950) and the Leica spotting scope APO-Televid 82 ($2,999) is by Gunnar Olssons Foto: When Leica Camera Inc. released the new M camera (240) with live view and movie function arose the possibility of using the camera for digiscoping. That is, the ability to connect […]

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Leica Camera puts photography into focus at Art Basel

Allendale, NJ (November 19, 2013) – Leica Camera, in partnership with Miami Street Photography Festival, launches a series of exciting photographic events and partnerships at Art Basel Miami this December. Dubbed the winter playground of the global art world, the prestigious fair annually hosts over 50,000 international art enthusiasts who come to enjoy the fascinating […]

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New Leica X2 Gagosian Edition

Expressive art meets expert craftsmanship in Leica’s latest special edition camera Solms, Germany (November 20, 2013) – Leica Camera is pleased to announce its collaboration with Gagosian Gallery on the new-limited edition Leica X2 Gagosian Edition. Leica is known by photography professionals, aficionados and amateurs alike, not only for its expert technical craftsmanship and stunning […]

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L&H Photographica Autumn Auction 2013 results

The 2013 Autumn L&H Photographica Auction is now over. Here are the top five Leica highlights: Lot No. Lot Name Estimated Price Hammer Price (incl. premiums) 74 Leica MP Black Paint, Serial no.132, 1956 HK$3,800,000 HK$5,428,000 ($700,000) 210 Leica M7 “Handmade titanium camera” Prototype, Serial no. N/A, 2002 HK$800,000 HK$2,124,000 ($274,000) 59 M3 Betriebsk “UR-M5” Prototype […]

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S-Magazine issue #4 is out

The S-Magazine issue #4 is now out (available also for iPad):

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