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First look of the new Ruggard electronic dry cabinet for camera and lens storage

Here is some additional information on the new Ruggard electronic dry cabinets used to prevent fungus on lenses and cameras (initially reported here):

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017: 2,700 entries submitted

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017: 2,700 entries submitted 2,700 photographers from 104 countries submitted entries to prestigious international competition This year’s twelve finalists will be announced on 20 June 2017 Leica Camera has announced that the submission phase for entries for the long-established ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award’ photographic competition (LOBA) in 2017 has now closed. […]

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Deal of the day: Leica M9 replica crystal camera is now $30 off

For a limited time the Leica M9 replica crystal camera is $30 off. Some additional information: Made from handcrafted K9 crystal, the 2/3 scale Leica M Replica Crystal Camera from Fotodiox can serve as an elegant paperweight or bookend. Various parts of the model such as the lens, viewfinder, rear screen, grip, and some of the […]

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Bringing the Leica M Typ 240 camera underwater with the Subal underwater housing

Loic Dorez took the Leica M Typ 240 camera underwater with the Subal underwater housing. You can check his website for some pictures (warning: NSFW images). Here is a video taken with the Leica M Typ 240 underwater:

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Leica highlights from the upcoming WestLicht camera auction

Here are some of the Leica highlights from the upcoming 31st WestLicht Camera Auction that will take place on June 10th, 2017:

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Leica announced new Trinovid 8×32 HD and Trinovid 10×32 HD binoculars

Leica announced two new binoculars: Leica Trinovid 8×32 HD binocular Leica Trinovid 10×32 HD binocular Press release and technical specifications:

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Shooting the Milky Way with the Leica M10 (Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 ZM lens review)

General The widest M rectilinear lens that Leica makes today is the 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar ($2,995) if you don’t count the 16-18-21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar-M ($5,195). If you want to go wider, Zeiss and Voigtlander are the only options – Zeiss makes two super wide lenses, while Voigtlander has three: Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZM ($4,600) […]

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