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Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens gets smashed in checked luggage

Ouch! Posted by Leica Rumors on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 In case you missed my Facebook post from three days ago – this smashed $10,995 silver Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens should be your reminder to never check-in your camera gear when flying:

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New Angelo Pelle half cases, neck and wrist straps for the Leica S, Leica SL

Angelo Pelle announced a new half case for Leica S medium format cameras together with new neck/wrist straps designed for the Leica S and SL models.    The new products are made from high-quality leather, the inner finishing is done with an extra soft suede leather. A removable backdoor is included in each case.  All cases […]

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Update: Leica SL Typ 601 camera is not even close to being discontinued

A quick update on my previous post: Today I got a confirmation from Leica Camera USA that the SL Typ 601 is not even close to being discontinued anytime soon (see also this related post from last month). I have been reporting for years when Leica products are listed as discontinued at various retailers and sometimes […]

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Leica SL Typ 601 listed as “expired” and “no longer orderable” at Swedish retailer

The Leica SL Typ 601 mirrorless camera ($5,995) is listed as “expired” and “no longer orderable” at ScandinavianPhoto (authorized Leica dealer). Update: the page was removed but you can still access it on Google cache. In the US the price of the Leica SL recently dropped by $1,455. In the next few months Leica is […]

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The new Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount comes with rangefinder coupling

As I already reported, the new Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount will have rangefinder coupling. The lens is already listed for funding on Kickstarter. The full press release can be found on PhotoRumors.com. Additional information:

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award: facts & figures (video)

Leica Oskar Barnack Award – facts & figures:

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Leica digest

→ Check out the leather accessories (straps and bags) for Leica cameras from the UK based company Hawkesmill.

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