Monthly Archives: January 2014

Leica M8 camera teardown

Here are few images of a Leica M8 camera teardown. If you are interested in doing something similar, you can purchase this broken Leica M8 camera for “only” $965: Additional images:

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Today Leica Camera is 100 years old

LEICA CAMERA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY Allendale, NJ (January 21, 2014) – The year 1914 marked the birth of 35 mm photography as we know it today. 100 years ago, Oskar Barnack created the very first Leica, the Leitz Camera. Now, in 2014, Leica Camera celebrates their centennial year with spectacular events, exhibitions […]

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New: “Work your Leica M” e-book

There is a new “Work your Leica M” ebook on blurb. Here are few words from the author Joeri van der Kloet: When I switched my DSLR for a shiny black M9, a few years ago, I knew I would have to start learning photography all over again. I spent hours, days and weeks training on […]

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Buddhafield: shooting with the Leica M type 240 (guest post)

Recently I  purchase the new Leica M. Updating my Leica M9. With all digital cameras I have owned in the past 12 years and used professionally i have tended to push them as far as they go. There really is no point pussy footing around. I really can’t stand the comments about noise, It is like grain. […]

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First Leica Store in Zurich to open on January 23

The first Leica store in Zurich, Switzerland will open on January 23rd, 2014. Read more at Fotointern.

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Leica multifunctional handgrip M now in stock

The Leica multifunctional handgrip M is currently in stock at B&H. A silver Leica M 240 is currently in stock at the Leica Store Miami.

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New Leica T type 701 mirrorless camera to be announced in April

The new Leica T series (type 701) mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced in April and it will have an APS-C sensor. The camera probably will be made in Germany, but some of the lenses could be made in Asia. 

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Leica X2 Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building limited edition camera

A new Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building limited edition Leica X2 camera was announced in Japan to commemorate the first anniversary of the Daimaru Leica Boutique. Only 10 cameras will be produced in different colors. The price is ¥289,000 (around $2,700). The engraving on top is the Tokyo Station Marunouchi building:

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