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Leica Press Releases

Interesting: Leica Geosystems and DJI to develop new Leica Aibot drone for aerial surveys that takes only Sony cameras

Leica Geosystems teamed up with DJI to develop a new Leica Aibot drone for aerial surveys. Interestingly, the new Leica drone is compatible only with Sony cameras (why not the Leica SL/TL?): Here is the full press release:

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Breaking: Leica L1 and L2 watches announced

Apparently, Leica Camera is getting into the watch business… I never thought I will write that sentence in my life, but this is where we are today: the company announced their first two watches under names Leica  L1 and Leica L2. The new Leica watches are designed and manufactured by Ernst Leitz Werkstätten. Both variants […]

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Additional information on  Leica Camera’s new interactive multi-content campaign ‘Illuminated’

Some additional information on  Leica Camera’s new interactive multi-content campaign ‘Illuminated’, where seven photographers will each travel to a city previously unknown to them with a Leica Q camera. Each photographer has been tasked to discover the city, its people and culture, and to document what they see from new angles and perspectives. The Leica […]

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2018 Leica Oskar Barnack Award: 12 finalists chosen

‘LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD’: THE TWELVE FINALISTS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN The twelve finalists of this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) have been chosen. The complete portfolios from the categories ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award’ and ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer’ can now be viewed at www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com. Around 2,500 photographers from a total of 110 different […]

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The last phase of Leitz Park is now completed, the official opening is next week together with new product(s) introduction

The last construction phase of Leitz Park is now completed. You can visit the new building complex on Sunday, June 17th. I think the official opening will happen a few days before that, together with the announcement of the rumored Leica C-M mirrorless camera and possibly a few other new products (see the full list of expected […]

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Leica Akademie expands internationally

The newly founded Leica Akademie has expanded internationally – see the details here. The full press release can be found after the break:

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Leica Camera will honor Bruce Davidson with the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2018

Leica Camera will honor Bruce Davidson with the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2018 on June 15th. First given in 2011, this award highlights exceptional photographers for their contributions to the world of photography. Bruce Davidson’s photography has been featured in some of the most important reportages and documentary records, which have showcased everyday life […]

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