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The WestLicht Photographica Auction is being renamed as the Leitz Photographica Auction

The 33rd WestLicht Camera Auctioachieves top prices and brings some surprising news: the WestLicht Photographica Auction is being renamed as the Leitz Photographica Auction. The 33rd WestLicht Photographica Auction was held in Vienna last weekend. As the auction opened, Matthias Harsch, Chairman of the Executive Board of Leica Camera AG, and Alexander Sedlak, Managing Director […]

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Jürgen Schadeberg receives the 2018 Leica Hall of Fame Award

Leica Camera has awarded Jürgen Schadeberg the 2018 Leica Hall of Fame Award: “With a stunning collection of lifeworks spanning more than seventy years, including his world-famous photo of Nelson Mandela looking through the bars of his former prison cell, Jürgen Schadeberg has never lost his humanistic view of the world. Many of his pictures […]

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Events at the Leica Store SoHo in NYC during the 2018 PhotoPlus Expo

Here is a list of events at the Leica Store SoHo in NYC during the 2018 PhotoPlus Expo (October 25-27, 2018):

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Leica at the 2018 Photokina show

Leica is scheduled to have a press conference on September 25th (Photokina Media Preview Day). The list of rumored Leica cameras and lenses can be found here. The Leica booth will be located in hall 2.2:

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Max Pinckers and Mary Gelman awarded top honors at the 2018 Leica Oskar Barnack Awards

Max Pinckers and Mary Gelman Awarded Top Honors at the 2018 Leica Oskar Barnack Awards The Belgian and Russian photographers stood out among 2,500 entries from 110 different countries September 6, 2018 — The winners of this year’s established and internationally acclaimed Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) photographic competition have been chosen. In the main […]

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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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