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Leica M digital rangefinder

More information on the upcoming Leitz M6 film camera reissue

Yes, you read the title correctly: the upcoming/rumored M6 film camera will have a “Leitz” red dot instead of the regular “Leica” logo engraving. This is a tribute to the early Leica M6 cameras that came with a Leitz logo (see more listings here): Based on the above rumors, I assume the new Leitz M6 […]

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Breaking: Leica will bring back to life the M6 film camera!

It seems that my initial report about a new cheaper Leica M film camera was correct – Leica will indeed announce a cheaper film rangefinder: Leica will bring back to life the M6 camera!   There are still some questions I do not have answers for (yet): Leica M6 Classic or Leica M6 TTL? Price? […]

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Leica is already pushing the hashtag #filmisnotdead

Today Leica Camera sent out an email newsletter with only the hashtag #filmisnotdead in the subject line… They even already have a new Leica film graphic (see above). Here is the enhanced view – clearly film-related: It seems that we may really be getting close to the new Leica film camera announcement that has been […]

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New Leica film camera rumored to be announced in October

I have been reporting for a while about a new Leica M film camera that will replace the current Leica MP model. The first rumors indicated a new “cheap” M film version, but I think it is safe to assume that the new camera will not be cheap. A press event is already scheduled for […]

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Save over $1,000 by buying Leica M cameras from Europe (all Leica M film cameras in stock at Meister Camera)

As I already reported Leica M film cameras are very hard to find in the US. It seems that this is not a problem for some stores in Europe. Meister Camera in Germany for example currently has all analog/film Leica M models in stock available for immediate delivery (Leica MP, Leica M-A in both silver […]

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The black Leica MP 0.72 rangefinder film camera will be in stock in… June 2027

The black Leica MP 0.72 rangefinder film camera is expected to be in stock at B&H Photo on June 2, 2027. The Leica MP has been very hard to find in the last few years and there were even some rumors that the model is no longer in production and will be discontinued soon. Adorama […]

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Leica M camera with built-in EVF rumored again (Leica RM?)

I have been reporting rumors about a new Leica M camera with a built-in electronic viewfinder since 2019. It seems that we may be getting closer to the official announcement of such a camera. The Leica RM (not sure if this is the final name) is expected next year (2022) but we may get some […]

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A new cheap Leica M film camera is rumored for 2021

Leica is rumored to announce a new (cheaper) Leica M film rangefinder camera in 2021 – something similar to the Leica M6 TTL that you can buy today on eBay for around $2,00-$3,000 (above is a picture of my own 0.58 M6 TTL I bought dirt cheap years ago with a red cap from the […]

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