Leica Camera Group increased its sale revenues for the third time in succession


The Leica Camera Group was able to increase its sales revenues in the past financial year 2022/2023 (1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023) once again and achieved new record-breaking results (see previous financial reports here). Sales revenues rose to 485 million euros in comparison with the previous year’s figure (444 million euros) and, with a significant increase of 9 percent, achieved a new record high. This is the third record year in succession for the Leica Camera Group, and reflects the outstanding success of Leica products and a disproportionately high increase in the operating result. The international, premium manufacturer of cameras and sports optics products can therefore look back on a positive conclusion of the past financial year and forecasts promising future development.

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Just announced: Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 50mm f/3.5 VM and COLOR-SKOPAR 50mm f/2.2 VM lenses for Leica M-mount


Today Cosina announced two new lenses for Leica M-mount:

  • Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 50mm f/3.5 VM
  • Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 50mm f/2.2 VM

Pre-orders should open soon at Amazon and B&H Photo.

Additional information:

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The Leica T internal memory storage is just a micro SD card and it can be easily upgraded



The Leica T camera’s internal/built-in memory storage is just a regular micro SD memory card that can easily be replaced/upgraded if you take off the plastic cover on the side where you put the external SD memory card. Here are some pictures sent in by @depotmsa – he successfully replaced the internal 16 GB card with a new 128 GB micro SD class 10 memory card that now has much faster read/write speeds (I wonder how many other Leica cameras are designed that way):

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Xiaomi and Leica unveil Xiaomi x Leica Optical Institute



Xiaomi and Leica unveiled Xiaomi x Leica Optical Institute for pioneering advancements in mobile imaging (see the latest Xiaomi smartphones on Amazon):

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New Panasonic LUMIX all-in-one zoom lens for Leica L-mount to be announced next week


Panasonic is rumored to announce a new LUMIX all-in-one zoom lens for Leica L-mount next week for the CP+ show in Japan. The lens is already listed on the latest roadmap as a travel zoom (probably 28-200mm):

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The new Pixii A2572+ rangefinder camera is now available for sale at B&H Photo



The new Pixii A2572+ rangefinder camera with Leica M-mount is now available for sale at B&H Photo – different colors and internal memory sizes are available as well as the Pixii diopter correction eyepieces:


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Upcoming PhotoEducate photography workshops

Check out the upcoming PhotoEducate photography workshops:

  • New York City Mentorship Day/Night Workshop
  • Passionate Photographer Tokyo Photobook Masterclass
  • The Passionate Photographer Online Mentoring Program
  • Winter New York City Weekend Mentorship Workshop
  • Passionate Photographer Tokyo Photobook Masterclass
  • The Passionate Street & Urban Photographer Workshop Milan
  • Boston Passionate Street & Urban Memorial Day Workshop
  • Passionate Street Photographer Workshop Coney Island Edition
  • Photographer Masterclass London
  • The Passionate Photographer Mentorship Workshop Vancouver
  • Washington, DC Mentorship Workshop
  • Philadelphia Mentorship Workshop
  • Passionate Street & Urban Workshop: New York City Parade Edition
  • LISBON Passionate Photographer Masterclass
  • Street Photographer Masterclass
  • Christmas New York City Mentorship Workshop
  • Passionate Photographer 2.0: Dream It; Be It. A One-Day Transformational Bootcamp

Via PhotoRumors

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New Leica Store and Gallery Meatpacking District New York City


The new Leica Store and Gallery Meatpacking District in New York City is now open for business (previously reported here).

Additional information and pictures:

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