Category Archives: Other Leica Stuff

New server and HTTPS for LeicaRumors

In the past week I have been busy upgrading LeicaRumors to a new server at HostDuplex. The old server could no longer handle the increased traffic. You also probably already noticed that LeicaRumors is now a “secure” website (HTTPS) which is the industry’s standard today. A lot of other changes were also introduced on the back […]

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Leica to exhibit brand new work by Jacob Aue Sobol at Photo London 2017

Leica to exhibit brand new work by Jacob Aue Sobol at Photo London 2017 Never previously exhibited, ‘Road of Bones’ features images captured by the Magnum photographer, depicting poignant scenes from the notorious Kolyma Highway For the second year running, Leica Camera will be the Official Partner of Photo London. Eighty-seven of the world’s leading […]

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How to clean a Leica M camera/sensor (video)

Here is a video on how to clean a Leica M camera/sensor: There's always a TON of discussion about sensor cleaning and the do's and dont'sI made a short video when I was at Wetzlar yesterday to show the official cleaning process. I didn't realize how much time, effort and patience it takes – sometimes […]

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Leica digest

→ Think Tank’s new Signature shoulder bags are now shipping. → New Artisan & Artists LMB-M10 leather case for Leica M10 announced.

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New Leica stores in Japan and India

A new Leica Boutique Bic Camera Ikebukuro opened on March 31 st in Japan. A new Leica Store is also expected to open in Connaught Place, New Delhi in May 2017. The new website www.leicastore.in is coming up at the same time. “Art of Backstage” portfolio by Mark de Paola was selected to be the first exhibition to open […]

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New Leica Store to open in Dubai this year

Currently in the United Arab Emirates, Leica Camera products are sold by LeicaUAE.com. An official Leica Store will open later this year (the rumored date in August). The store will be located at the Dubai Mall, which is adjacent to the tallest building in the world Burj Khalifa.

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Panasonic to dismantle their digital camera business, unload shares of TowerJazz

Panasonic is reportedly going to dismantle their digital camera business and place it under the umbrella of other operations (originally reported by Nikkei,). The interesting part that involves also Leica is that the company is also considering to unload their shares from the joint venture with the Israeli company TowerJazz – the likely manufacturer of the sensor inside the […]

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