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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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Rumors: Zenit to work together with Leica on their upcoming full-frame mirrorless digital camera (did Leica purchased Zenit?)

  The first rumors about the Russian camera brand Zenit coming back to life started in February last year. The director of Rostec Communications and Strategic Studies Vasily Brovko said something very interesting in an interview back then: “This is a very high demand product, we want to make it a luxury device, by analogy […]

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Leica digest

  → J.B. Camera Designs has a new bamboo grip designed for Leica M10 cameras (more info here). J.B.Desing products are also available for sale on Amazon. → Walter Leica has a new WALTER SD memory card holder.

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Leica is selling over 100,000 cameras per year

Few quotes from a recent Leica article/interview with Andreas Kaufmann at the Austrian website/magazine Diepresse.com (Google translation):

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More Leica interviews

Two new interviews with Leica representatives at Photokina were published online: Reddotforum interview with Peter Karbe on the Leica SL system: the new Summicron SL lenses are the “next level image quality” Focus-numerique interview with Dr. Andreas Kaufmann (Google translation) – The lens in the Leica Sofort instant camera is the same as the one in Fujifilm […]

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Dr. Andreas Kaufmann: “Leica will never enter the action camera market”

In a recent interview at Photokina with Les Numeriques, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann shared his view about the future of the photography market:

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Leica’s perspective on the definition, history and future of luxury (video)

What is luxury? Leica’s perspective on the definition, history and future of luxury. Watch Dr. Andreas Kaufmann’s presentation at the 7th Prestige Brands Forum 2015, organized by CEIBS in Shanghai:

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