Leica FOTOS app update version 1.3 released


Leica released version 1.3 of the FOTOS app (Apple App Store | Google Play). Here are the details from Red Dot Forum:

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L-mount news: three new Sigma lenses and Sigma fp full-frame mirrorless camera announced



Today Sigma announced three new lenses and one new camera with L-mount:

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New in the online store: anodized metal Leica M-mount body caps (10 different colors available)

 




I have a new item listed for sale on the online store - metal Leica M-mount anodized body caps available in 10 different colors:


10 available colors:



Black | Gray | Silver | Pale green | Gold
Blue | Baby blue | Magenta | Purple | Red



Additional pictures:

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Leica V-Lux 5 camera announced


The previously rumored Leica V-Lux 5 camera is now officially announced - see the details at AdoramaB&H Photo and Reddotforum:

  • 20MP CMOS Sensor
  • Elmarit 24-400mm f/2.8-4 ASPH Lens
  • Extended aperture range from f/2.8-11
  • Updated 2.36 MP OLED EVF, 0.74x magnification
  • New 3-inch articulating touchscreen, 1.24 million pixels
  • Touch Autofocus
  • Increased Autofocus Speed (90 ms)
  • USB Charging
  • Bluetooth for improved WiFi connection
  • 4k Video (24, 25, 30fps)
  • 4k Photo & Post Focus Modes
  • Extended battery life (Approx. 440 images)
  • Redesigned ergonomics and controls
  • Lighter weight (808 grams)
  • Up to 12-fps Shooting
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Sample photos can be found here


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Leica V-Lux 5 vs Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) comparison:

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New: Leica SL £1,300 trade-in bonus in the UK


After the recent M 240 and Monochrom 246 price reduction, there is a new £1,300 trade-in bonus for the Leica SL in the UK - see the details at Park Camera and RedDotCameras:

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Rumors: only 700 Leica M-E Typ 240 cameras will be produced



Leica is rumored to produce only 700 Leica M-E Typ 240 cameras. So, in a way, the M-E Typ 240 will be a limited edition model (if this rumor is true of course).

The Leica M-E Typ 240 was announced two weeks ago with a price tag of $3,995/£3,500 and is expected to start shipping at the end of July:

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Leica SL vs. Fujifilm GFX studio battle

taken with the SL on Balpro T/S with Sinaron Digital 80mm F/4

shot with GFX-50s. Lens: Sinaron Digital 100mm F/4

I pitted the GFX50s against the Leica SL in the following video:

You’ve probably forgotten about me. Hello, I’m Nathan. I run a still-life and event studio in Japan. My blog, ohm-image.net, covers some stuff about the gear I use in work as well as reviews, and other stuff.

My bread and butter is audio/video/jewelry photography, where resolution and colour fidelity are paramount. Previously I’ve written an article at LR about the MGR Productions Bresson adjustable M magnifier. By all means, check it out.

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