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Andy Summers limited edition Leica camera confirmed

Yesterday I reported about a new Andy Summers limited edition Leica camera – I can now confirm this rumor, here are two quotes from a recent Sonicscoop interview with Andy Summers: “With so many expressions available to Andy Summers, that’s the one he puts first. But it can’t be an easy selection process, when this renaissance man has so […]

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Updated list of upcoming/rumored Leica cameras and lenses

Here is an updated list of upcoming/rumored Leica cameras and lenses: Leica camera with L-mount and EVF Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens Leica is also expected to release their APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH lens Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 lens New Zenit-Leica camera New LHSA special edition camera or lens – it could also be one […]

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Rumors: the new Zenit D1 mirrorless full-frame digital camera could be a limited edition based on the Leica M9, new Zenitar lenses for Leica M-mount

Fake Russian Leica M camera

Another very interesting report from ZenitCamera.com (see also previous related posts) – the new Zenit D1 mirrorless full-frame digital camera could be a limited edition version based on the Leica M9. The Zenit D1 could launch with several new Zenitar lenses for Leica M-mount. My understanding is that another Zenit D11 model will also be released, […]

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Leica executives visited the Russian KMZ plant where the new Zenit full-frame mirrorless digital camera will be produced

On October 12th, 2016 Leica executives, including Andreas Kaufmann (majority shareholder and chairman of the supervisory board of Leica) and Markus Limberger (COO, member of the management board) visited the KMZ plant in Russia following some conversations during the last Photokina show (KMZ = Krasnogorsk Mechanical Plant where the new Zenit camera will be produced). According to Patriot, […]

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KMZ-Leica partnership: actual news and how a rumour takes shape and grows

The beginning: two factory visits and meetings Once upon a time there were two visits, the first one of senior executives of KMZ at Leica, the second one of Leica executives at KMZ in April 2017. Both were reported in KMZ’s internal journal, Патриот (“Patriot”), and the two corresponding articles, dated of April 12 and […]

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Leica digest

→ Win a Leica M10 in the Leica Society Camera Sweepstakes. → New Leica lens price increase in Japan:

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Leica announcement rumored for October

Leica is rumored to have a new product(s) announcement in October. This makes sense – right on time for the upcoming holiday shopping season. This is what I expect: Leica camera with TL-mount and EVF Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens Leica is also expected to release their APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH lens

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