Monthly Archives: March 2014

Leica X Vario $500 price drop

You don’t often see a price drop on Leica gear, but today the X Vario camera is selling for $500 less.

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014: vote on i-shot-it.com

Solms, Germany (March 2014) – The Leica Oskar Barnack Award announces the addition of a third category: the first-ever “public award,” in honor of 100 years of Leica photography. The winner of this category will walk away with a cash prize of 2,500 euros, and will be selected by the public, who can vote for […]

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The first Leica store in Denmark is coming soon

A reader sent me this picture of the first Leica store in Denmark that will open soon in Copenhagen and will be operated by Photografica. Update: here is another picture taken few days ago:

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Rare Leica cameras and lenses on eBay

Few rare and interesting Leica listings on eBay: → Leica M Summilux 1.4/35mm #1777515 listed for $44,000. → Leica IIIf black paint Swedish army camera (14S011) for $122,745. → Silver Leica M Monochrome digital camera for $22,699. → Leica M6 Sultan of Negeri Brunei Darussalam with 50/1.4 set for $44,670. → Leica M9 Titanium set for $28,850 […]

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Check out this one of a kind red Leica APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens

Yesterday I posted a picture on social media asking for more information on the red lens attached to Dr. Kaufman’s Leica camera (original link). Thanks to all readers who informed me that this was a specially made red Leica APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens (pictured above). Maybe this lens was produced for a RED  fundraiser?

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Another Leica store opens in Moscow

New Leica store opened in Moscow: it’s located in the International Business Center “Moscow City”. The exact address is: Boutique Phototechnique City Presnenskaya embankment, 8, building 1 Moscow International Business Center “Moscow City” Phone: +7 (499) 286-00-02 Additional images:

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Special Westlicht auction for the opening of the new Leitz Park

From Westlicht Photographica Auction: An exclusive portfolio of exactly 100 rare treasures of Leitz hardware development as well as 100 highlights of Leica photography will be presented and auctioned in cooperation with Leitz Camera AG on the occasion of the grand opening of the new Leitz Park in Wetzlar on May 23rd, 2014. The auction will […]

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