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Jaguar Limited Edition Leica M6

In 1998, Jaguar commissioned Leica Camera to design a limited edition M6 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its XK120 automobile. Only 50 were made, and pretty soon - one will be up for auction at Bonhams. Read more about it over in Classic Driver's article, "Capture cats in the wild with a commemorative Jaguar-Leica camera." If you don't want to wait, Glyn Evans tells us you can pick one up at Ace Optics in the UK today... For £6,000 ($9,240 USD)!

Mary Ellen Mark, Leica Shooter, Dies at 75

Those in the Leica circle are no stranger to the name Mary Ellen Mark. It is with great sadness that we must inform our readers that she has passed... She was 75. Time has an article entitled, "In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Mark (1940 – 2015)" that's worth a read. She was an avid Leica shooter, owning four Leica cameras - two M4-2s, one M4-P and one M-6 along with five Leitz lenses. She was featured on the Leica blog several times and even held appearances and workshops at Leica stores.

Wotancraft Thor Review

Added today is the Wotancraft Atelier Thor (Urban Classic) review!

The Thor is the largest and most plush of the Urban Classic line; an upscale leather wonder able to haul 2-3 cameras and 2-5 lenses. Great for travel or just around town.

Leica Announces Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH

A lens release we've been waiting for, for a long time and even mentioned that it was coming soon two weeks ago - is here! The Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens (technical data) has finally been released. Previously, it was only available as part of the Leica M "Edition 100" set and in stainless steel. Look for it starting in June 2015 at a price of 5.500€ / $5,950 USD. Read more below for full details and additional photo!

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ONA Launches New Berlin II in Black

ONA has announced the new Berlin II in black! You may recall that we reviewed the original Berlin bag when it was introduced a little over a year ago. One of the things we had wished for, and many others apparently - was a version in black. Today, that wish is a reality! It is available now, for $399 USD. Read more below for details, video and photos!

Celebrating Kodak Tri-X for 61 Years

Wired is running a (short) article called "The Kodak Film That’s Been Capturing History for 61 Years" which is about one of the most ubiquitous films out there, and one near and dear to many... Kodak Tri-X film.

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