Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to follow LeicaRumors

Once a year I post the different ways to follow LeicaRumors for all new readers. Here are your choices: RSS Feed Full text LeicaRumors RSS feeds – just add the RSS feed(s) to your favorite reader and you will get the latest blog posts few minutes after they are published online. LeicaRumors blog posts RSS feed LeicaRumors […]

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New Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder iPhone app simulates Leica rangefinder framelines

The new Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder app is the successor of Viewfinder product line. The Mark II, sporting a completely redesigned main screen and operation paradigm, was rebuilt from the ground up to take advantage of new technologies available in iOS 7 and to create a platform for innovative new features. The new app is […]

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Leica, Nikon and other highlights from the upcoming 25th Westlicht camera auction

Leica IIIf Midland set Very rare IIIf body with self timer in perfect, original condition, top plate engraved ‘Ernst Leitz Canada Limited Midland Ontario’, with matching Ernst Leitz Canada Ltd. Midland Summarit 1.5/5cm no.1246980 (cap) and Leicavit SYOOM engraved ‘Ernst Leitz Canada Limited Midland Ontario’ only small batches of the IIIf were prepared by Leitz […]

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New “Leica X2 Red Leather” limited edition camera to be released in Japan

Leica Camera Japan will release a new “Leica X2 Red Leather” camera to commemorate the first anniversary of the Leica Daimaru Shinsaibashi store. Only 20 pieces will be produced. The price will be ¥273,000 (around $2,600). The camera will be released on March 1st, 2014. Via

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Special offers on selected products at the Leica Mayfair store

The Leica Mayfair store is celebrating 100 years of Leica camera and the opening of Leitz Park with few special offers on selected products (valid till March 31st). Here are the details: Update: similar offers are also available in Japan.

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Leica SCA adapter set for multifunctional handgrip M is now shipping

The Leica Store Miami has the Leica SCA adapter set in stock for the multifunctional handgrip M (currently also in stock at Amazon). Some additional pictures of the adapter set with a Leica M camera and SF58 flash ($629):

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Joel Meyerowitz: My Life with Leica (part 2)

Second part of the interview that Leica Akademie Italy has made with Joel Meyerowitz in Milan, in which the American master talks about the Leica M, a camera that has been his tool of choice for street photography in the ’60 and ’70, and that today is his companion for daily shooting. You can watch […]

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Leica links from around the Web

→ If you have already purchased the “Work your Leica M” e-book from blurb, you can now download also the PDF file for free. More details on how to do this can be found here. → The Leica store in Berlin is selling an unusual Monochrom camera with a red dot (€9,800/$13,500). They also have a Monochrome prototype […]

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