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Leica’s CEO: Leica will build a center for Computational Imaging in Silicon Valley

Leica’s CEO Matthias Harsch announced that Leica will build “a competence center for Computational Imaging in California’s Silicon Valley”:

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The Leica M9 is ten years old: an interview with Stefan Daniel

The French website Mizuwari published an interview with Stefan Daniel on the 10th anniversary of the Leica M9 camera. Here are a few quotes (Google translation):

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Leica M-E Typ 240 and Leica M-A Typ 127 cameras now in stock in the US

The new Leica M-E Typ 240 camera is now shipping and is currently in stock at Adorama (sold out already). The hard to find Leica M-A Typ 127 cameras is now also in stock at B&H (sold out already). Check pricing and availability of Leica products at:

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New book: “Ernst Leitz III – Die Leica stets im Blick” (in German)

There is a new Leica book in German language: “Ernst Leitz III – The Leica always in view”. The book is already listed for sale at: Amazon Germany Amazon US Amazon UK Amazon France Amazon Italy Amazon Spain Amazon Canada Amazon Japan More Leica books can be found here. Book description (Google translated):

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New Vi Vante camera straps: Matador Noir camera strap for Leica SL & Leica S and the new red/black CliffHanger

Vi Vante recently introduced two new camera straps – the first one is the Vi Vante Matador Noir camera strap for Leica SL and other cameras with slotted strap mounts (Vi Vante | Amazon): “Strong enough to pull a truck, refined enough for your camera; the Vi Vante Matador is now expertly handcrafted for cameras with […]

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The Leica M9 camera was announced 10 years ago today

The first full-frame digital rangefinder, the Leica M9, was officially announced 10 years ago (M9 0n 09.09.09). Many Leica fans still consider the M9 one of the best Leica cameras ever made mainly because of the 18MP CCD sensor.

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First pictures of Leica SL2 camera leaked online (codename: “Vader”)

The previously registered Leica 2998 will be the new Leica SL2 mirrorless camera. The new SL2 will have a 47MP CMOS sensor (as I already reported), new “CINE mode” and of course 4k video. The SL2 will have Wi-Fi / Bluetooth and will be compatible with Leica FOTOS. The codename of the new camera is “Vader”. The […]

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