Leica D-Lux 4 Firmware Update 2.1

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Leica has just announced the new firmware update 2.1 for the Leica D-Lux 4 digital camera. The free firmware is available for immediate download at www.leica-camera.com. For a complete list of improvements, read the Leica D-Lux 4 Firmware Update 2.1 Press Release.

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Leica bypassing PMA 2010!

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Leica Camera AG of Solms, Germany has informed its dealer network that they will not be participating in the 2010 PMA show in Anaheim, California. This is the second such announcement from an important player in the photography industry following Canon USA’s announcement of the decision to skip PMA 2010.

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Novoflex adapters for Micro Four Thirds

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Novoflex has announced more lens mount adapters for Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds cameras.
The ability to now use Leica M and Leica R mount lenses on Four Thirds bodies increases dramatically the availability of the best quality glass to users of these systems.

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Leica X1 – Premium Compact Digital Camera With APS-C Sensor

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 There was a surprise announcement at the Leica Day last week – Leica’s answer to the new Micro Four Thirds cameras from Panasonic and Olympus – the cool, compact Leica X1. A quick glance and I thought they’d shrunk the M series. Though smaller than the new M9, the X1 has a large, APS-C CMOS […]

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Hands-On At The Leica M9 Press Intro

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  There have been rumors of a new Leica M-Series camera for a while. And appropriately, on 9/9/09, those rumors became reality. The Leica M9 is here. I made my way uptown in NYC to check out the new Leica. As an owner of the Leica M8, I like the direction Leica has taken with […]

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Leica Announces M9 Rangefinder With Full Frame Sensor

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  Today, at a special invite-only press event in New York City, Leica introduced a follow-up to their M8 digital rangefinder camera. The brand new Leica M9 sports an 18-megapixel full frame CCD sensor designed by Kodak. Our man, photographer Bob Scott, a Leica M8 owner, was at the introduction and we also have a […]

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Leica S2 Price And Availability Announced

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 Leica recently announced that their new S2 professional digital SLR will be available this October. I got to take a look at a pre-production Leica S2 at the annual PMA tradeshow this spring, and let me tell you – it’s no regular digital SLR. The Leica S2 makes even the Nikon D3x and Canon EOS-1Ds […]

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Leica M-Lens Promotion – Buy and Save!

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Save from $200 to $500 with Leica’s mail-in rebate promotion on selected M-Lenses that runs from May 1, 2009 to June 30, 2009. The mail-in rebate amount is based on the MSP in the January 1, 2009 price list and is only valid for brand new lenses imported by Leica Camera Inc. and sold through […]

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Featured User Review: Leica M8 Digital Rangefinder

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This Leica M8 review by member rossawilson1 was chosen for its detail and enthusiasm. Reviews by community members are the foundation of PhotographyREVIEW.com. Share your experience with other photographers by writing reviews for your cameras and other photo gear. You don’t have to be an expert – everyone’s opinion counts. Write A Review >> Featured […]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2009

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Every year, Leica holds a distinguished photography competition entitled the “Leica Oskar Barnack Award”. This year, the award is celebrating its 30th year, and to commemorate the occasion has decided to add an additional category to the contest. The “Newcomer Award” will be open to all photographers age 25 years and under. Additionally, entries will […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 Digital Camera

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The first digital Leica compact camera with system character Leica will be introducing the D-Lux 4 at Photokina 2008. The D-Lux 4 is a premium compact digital camera featuring a new 10-megapixel sensor with more light-sensitive area on each pixel, a 24 – 60mm (35mm equivalent) wide-angle optical zoom lens, and RAW shooting capability. Leica […]

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Leica C-Lux 3 Digital Camera

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Leica’s Latest Pocket Camera – The C-Lux 3 The LEICA C-LUX 3 by Leica Camera AG, Solms, is a new elegant and high-performance digital camera from the Leica C-LUX line. The slimline compact camera offers easy operation and a clearly structured menu for carefree photography. The LEICA C-LUX 3 has a strikingly clear design that […]

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Leica M8.2 Digital Rangefinder Camera

2008 Photokina Leica News

Leica Upgrades the M8 Digital Rangefinder The Leica M8.2 digital rangefinder that’s being introduced at Photokina next week has actually been available to a select few photographers since this spring. At least, part of it has – there are some new additions. By joining the Leica M8 upgrade program announced at PMA this spring, an […]

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Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH Aspherical Lens

2008 Photokina Leica Lenses News

Leica’s New Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 – World’s Fastest Lens If you love shooting shallow depth-of-field photos or shooting in near darkness, then you are no doubt excited about Leica’s latest 50mm lens. The Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens has no equal – at least not right now. Canon made a Leica rangefinder-compatible f/0.95 50mm lens […]

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Leica Elmar-M 24mm f/3.8 Aspherical Lens

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New Leica Elmar-M 24mm Lens Perfect All-Purpose Lens For The M8 Leica says their new Elmar-M 24mm f/3.8 Aspherical lens is the perfect all-purpose walkaround wide-angle lens for the M8 digital rangefinder. The digital rangefinder’s digital crop factor effectively converts the Elmar-M 24mm to a 32mm angle-of-view when mounted on the M8. The Elmar 24mm […]

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