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Blackstone has tasked Morgan Stanley with finding a buyer for its 45 percent stake in Leica Camera

New report from Reuters on Blackstone’s attempt to sell their stake in Leica Camera:

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Additional information on the Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens for Leica M-mount (with rangefinder coupling)

Additional information on the Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens for Leica M-mount (with rangefinder coupling) – the funding is now ongoing on Indiegogo. Here are the lens specifications, MTF chart, lens design and sample photos (press release):

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The latest Leica accessories

→ The Really Right Stuff L-plate and grip for Leica M10 are now in stock. → New: UHL “Blackbird” for Leica M. Built for use with almost every M, past and present (except M5). → MZero cases for Leica M10 cameras. → New camera bags from Gitzo and Oberwerth.

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Rumors: Zenit to work together with Leica on their upcoming full-frame mirrorless digital camera (did Leica purchased Zenit?)

  The first rumors about the Russian camera brand Zenit coming back to life started in February last year. The director of Rostec Communications and Strategic Studies Vasily Brovko said something very interesting in an interview back then: “This is a very high demand product, we want to make it a luxury device, by analogy […]

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Capture One 10.2 released with preliminary Leica M10 support

Capture One 10.2 released with support for the following Leica cameras and lenses: Leica M Monochrome Leica M10 (Preliminary) Leica M-P Leica Elmar-M 24mm f/3.8 ASPH Leica Summilux-M 21mm f1.4 ASPH Leica Summilux-M 24mm f/1.4 ASPH Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f3.8 ASPH Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f/3.4 ASPH Leica Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm f/4 ASPH The release notes can be […]

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This is the Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens for Leica M mount (rangefinder coupling will be added later)

This is the first picture of the new Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens that is currently offered on Kickstarter. The lens will initially not have a rangefinder coupling – it will be added later when the lens goes to serial production. Via PhotoRumors

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Leica Camera AG honours the winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award in the course of a formal gala event

Yesterday evening, the two photographers, Terje Abusdal and Sergey Melnitchenko, were honoured with the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) and Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer before an audience of around 300 guests in Berlin’s Saint Elisabeth church. The international jury of experts had chosen a total of twelve finalists from the 2,700 portfolios of […]

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