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Subal Underwater Housing for Leica M

Underwater housing maker Subal is set to release an underwater housing for the Leica M. The price is €5,500 ($6,146 USD). No technical information is available at this point, but from a recent Facebook post state "SUBAL at the 47th BOOT Show in Dusseldorf announces proudly the new system of the LEICA M housing. This housing allows you to use Leica lenses, Voigtländer lenses and many others with Leica M bayonett with the Subal port system. Also the great thing is that it is usable with Nikonos lenes without any ports. So you can use underwater corrected lenses in their full quality." Read more below for details!

Leica Partners with COOPH on Apparel

Leica Camera AG has partnered with COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) on photographer's apparel. Check out the current COOPH inventory at Leica Store Miami, Leica Store Mayfair and Leica Store PRA. Read more below for details!

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Leica T Firmware v1.5 Announced

Leica Camera released firmware update v1.5 for the Leica T (Type 701) camera. You can download it here along with the instructions and manual. Read more below for details!

Adobe Releases Lightroom CC 2015.4/6.4

Adobe has released Lightroom CC 2015.4/6.4 which adds support for the Leica M (Type 262) and X-U (Type 113) cameras as well as lens profiles for both the MS Optical Perar 28mm f/4 Super Triplet and MS Optical Sonnetar 50mm f/1.1 MC lenses.

ExperimentalOptics 50mm f/0.75 M Lens Kickstarter

There is a new Kickstarter project by ExperimentalOptics for a 50mm f/0.75 lens for Leica M cameras! It works on full frame as well as mirrorless bodies (through any necessary adapters). They are being produced by De Oude Delft, a highly acclaimed optics company from the Netherlands and have been able to secure a very small batch of these very rare lenses – in pristine condition. They are able to fit them with an M mount bayonet, though there is no rangefinder coupling. Read more below for details!

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New Lomo Jupiter 3+ Art Lens (1.5/50)

Many folks might recall (fondly or not) an affair with the Russian Jupiter lenses. Lomography today has announced a new Jupiter 3+ Art Lens (1.5/50) - a resurrection of the original Russian Jupiter 3 lens, "exuding the same elegance and classic compact design as its predecessor." It is handcrafted by Zenit, the same factory in Russia where the original lens was born. The redesigned lens is equipped with an LTM screw mount and comes with an M mount adapter. The results are said to be "phenomenal—expect crystal-clear sharpness, natural colors and a beautiful, dreamy bokeh." Limited quantities are available on a first-come, first served basis for $649 USD. Read more below for details!

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