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Leica Camera announces entry dates for the 38th annual Leica Oskar Barnack Award

Leica Camera announces entry dates for the 38th annual Leica Oskar Barnack Award: from March 1st through April 5th 2018, professional photographers and up-and-coming photographers up to 25 years old will be able to submit entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award online. The competition calls for the submission of self-contained series, between ten and […]

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Leica Camera AG records strong revenue growth for the 2016/2017 financial year and bucks the downward trend in the camera market

Leica camera issued an official press release about strong revenue growth of more than 6% for the 2016/2017 financial year. The company claims to have bucked the downward trend in the camera market which declined by around 10% in the same period. Leica’s CEO Matthias Harsch expects a record-breaking result for the 2017/2018 financial year. […]

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The ‘Eyes wide open! 100 years of Leica photography’ exhibition is making a guest appearance in Rome

The acclaimed exhibition ‘Eyes wide open! 100 years of Leica photography’ is making a guest appearance in Rome. The successful touring exhibition, here under the title ‘I Grandi Maestri. 100 Anni di fotografia Leica’, will be open to visitors from 16 November 2017 to 18 February 2018 in the Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini […]

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New: Leica eyecare is here

Leica Eyecare – Leica Camera AG Now Enters the Market for Ophthalmic Lenses in a Cooperative Venture with Novacel Leica Camera AG expands its business activities. From 1 October, the product portfolio of the premium manufacturer from Wetzlar will be adding ophthalmic lenses to its existing portfolio of cameras, lenses and sport optics products. The […]

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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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Leica C Image Shuttle App is not compatible with iOS 11

Leica issued a compatibility update for the Leica C Image Shuttle App and iOS 11:

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Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG

Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG: Leica Camera AG Appoints Matthias Harsch as CEO August 29, 2017 —  The Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG has appointed Matthias Harsch  as the Chief Executive Officer of Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, beginning September 1, 2017. A Leica Board Member, Harsch has been […]

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