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Leica Announces Super-Elmar 21mm f/3.4 ASPH

Today's the big day in Paris, at the joint Magnum-Leica event.

Just announced is the new Leica Super-Elmar 21mm f/3.4 ASPH - here's the press release...

Leica Announces M9-P

Today's the big day in Paris, at the joint Magnum-Leica event. Just announced is the new Leica M9-P - here's the press release...

Why the Leica M is So Unique

This piece, brought to you by the gang over at DigitalRev, borders a little on the fluffy side - but does mention a lot of the great things about the M. The weight and size, quality of the images and construction as well as the unobtrusiveness when shooting street. Well done, guys.

The Leica M has been around for over 50 years, since its introduction in 1954 with the M3, but the formula has stayed pretty much the same. With much more technologically advanced cameras around, the Leica M9 seems quite low-tech in comparison. So it's no surprise that a lot of people ponder why the Leica M is still around today and why owners are so enthusiastic about owning and using the digital M8/M8.2 or M9.


Ultimate Filter Test

The guys over at lensrentals.com have done it again. This time, they've stacked 50 UV filters to see what would happen. Note, this is not recommended...

Leica Releases v1.162 Firmware for M9

Today Leica has released the latest firmware for the M9, v1.162. You can download it here, along with the instructions and a list of the improvements. The improvements for this release are...

Using CornerFix to Correct Images

Added today is the Using CornerFix to Correct Images article.

The solution to using ultra-wide angles on the M9 and curing all manner of "red edge" and "cyan corner" issues with one click.

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