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Leica M-D (Type 262) Coming

The rumors are building up surrounding a new camera, currently known as the Leica M-D (Type 262). It will be based on the existing Leica M (Type 262) including size and shape - sans the LCD screen on the back. Same sensor, brass top/bottom plates. The price is suggested to be higher, however - roughly $6,700 vs. $5,195 USD. It should be arriving at the beginning of May. We'll keep you posted! Read more below for additional details and updates!

Leica to End 12% Savings in USA

All things must come to an end... Including Leica's seemingly perpetual 12% savings program in the USA launched a year ago on May 1, 2015. Alas, this coming May 10, 2016 will mark the end of the program. Because of the weakness of the Euro to the Dollar exchange rate, the program was renewed an unprecedented twelve times; basically every month. Most M, S and TL lenses are going up with a range of increases from $79-$975 depending on the item. Better hurry! Read more below!

Leica T Firmware v1.51 Announced

The Leica T (Type 701) v1.5 firmware was announced back in February, with minimal changes. This new version, v1.51 - is perhaps even smaller... Consisting of only a single fix for a rather unique situation. Read more below.

Leica SL Firmware v2.0 Announced

Leica Camera today has unleashed a mega-update to the Leica SL (Type 601) camera in the way of firmware v2.0. The list of improvements is extensive, wide-ranging and impressive. You can grab it in the Leica Owner's Area of the site. Read more below for the extensive details!

Macphun Updates Tonality with Leica Support

Software manufacturer Macphun has announced an update to its Tonality application that introduces batch processing, free preset packs, as well as Raw support for a wider range of cameras including the Leica Q (Type 116), Leica SL (Type 601) and Leica Monochrom (Type 246). Read more below for details!

Google Makes Nik Collection FREE

In a move that can be seen as good - or bad - depending on how you look at it... Starting today, March 24, 2016 - Google announced that they have made the entire Nik Collection FREE. If you purchased it in 2016, you'll receive a full refund, to be issued shortly. Now let's hope that this isn't the beginning of the end for this excellent suite of tools... Read more below for details!

Cosina Releases Augmented Reality Lens App

Cosina has released a new mobile app that can create augmented reality views of different Voigtländer lenses attached to your Leica (or other) camera. You need to download the iOS app (available for iPhone and iPad) and this AR tag - place it on your camera mount and the app takes care of the rest!

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