ON1 Photo RAW 2022.5 is coming in June with Leica M11 support

ON1 announced Photo RAW version 2022.5 with added support for the new Leica M11 camera. The new version will be released in June. This is a major update that includes several new features and enhancements including the full integration of ON1 Resize AI into Photo RAW (see the full list of improvements here).

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Just released: new Komaru bronze satin soft-release button

A new Komaru bronze satin soft-release button is now available for sale at Taos Photo and Leica Store Miami.

Check also the other Komaru soft release buttons:

Additional information on the new Komaru bronze satin soft-release button:

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Used Leica M11, Q2, Q2 Monochrom, Q2 Reporter, M10M, SL2, and other cameras listed for sale at B&H with up to 18% off

The open box Leica M11 I reported two weeks ago is already gone, but B&H now has a used back Leica M11 camera for sale for $8,544.95 (condition 9, minor scuffs and surface marks) – this is $450 off from the regular price of $8,995.

More price-reduced used and open box Leica products can be found here (Adorama) and here (B&H Photo) – they also have several used Leica models:

Leica M11 pre-order links:

Americas Europe Asia
Adorama / B&H
Leica Miami
Tamarkin Camera
Classic Connection
Meister Camera
Leica Shop Vienna
Leica Store Lisse
Red Dot Cameras
CalumetFoto Koch
WEX / Park Cameras
M&K Kamera
Map Camera

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You can make a pinhole camera from this Leica M3 tin

Leica M3 vintage replica camera tins

You can make a DIY pinhole camera from the Leica M3 tin that can be purchased from the Leica Rumors Online Store (available also on eBay and Etsy):

The 3D prints are available at Tinkercad: mask, cap, and base:

All credits go to Dan @ZDP189:

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New M11 set by Oberwerth: bag, half case and strap

Oberwerth has a new set for Leica M11 cameras that consists of a bag, a half case, and a strap:

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Tamarkin Camera and Auctions is moving to a new location

Our sponsor Tamarkin Camera and Auctions is moving to a new location in Chigaco:

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Leica L2 watch hands-on review

Many Leica fans are also watch aficionados – just check the Leica coverage at Hodinkee if you don’t believe me. I personally think that Leica made the right decision to start making watches – after all, third-party Leica watches have been around for decades (click on images for larger view):

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New Leitz Phone 2/Leitz LUX smartphone coming soon?

Last year I reported some rumors about a new Leitz LUX smartphone and it seems that we are getting closer to the official announcement since Sharp is already promoting their new Aquos R7 phone (the Leitz Phone 1 was based on the previous Sharp Aquos R6 model). Here is what to expect:

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