Content having to do with digital photography.

Adobe Updates ACR/DNG to v8.8

Adobe has released Adobe Camera Raw v8.8 which contains, among other things - nine new lens profiles for Voigtländer M lenses and bugfixes related to Voigtländer and Zeiss lenses. Download it for Windows or Mac OS X. Read more below for details.

Leica T Firmware Update v1.310

Leica today has released firmware v1.310 for the Leica T which contains some minor bugfixes. You can download the firmware and instructions from Leica. Read more below for the complete list.

Leica Survives the Digital Shift

The Wall Street Journal has a piece called "Leica Survives the Digital Shift" which rehashes a bit of recent Leica history that we're all aware of; the struggle during the latter film years to the new-found niche in digital. Sprinkled with the names of a few famous Leica photographers, mention of a couple of outlandish special editions for shock value and there you have it. Still, an interesting read - and oddly timed, considering The End is Nigh: Leica Edition. Read more below for analysis.

Leica Q (Type 116) Coming

Site has another FCC-style leak for us. This time, it hints at a Leica Q (Type 116) camera. Read more below for details.

Leica "Safari Edition" M-P Announced

Exclusive scoop! Today Leica Camera has announced a "Safari Edition" of the Leica M-P (Type 240) camera. The set includes the Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH, a new strap and a leather SD card holder. There will only be 1,500 sets worldwide and will sell for $9,990k USD (9,900 €) - you can pre-order here! This Safari Edition is actually a good deal - offering over $1,000 USD (500 €) in savings compared to purchasing the items separately (the M-P costs $8k and the Summicron costs $3k). The last cameras to receive this treatment were the Leica MP and X2 Olive LE for the opening of the Kyoto store a year ago in March 2014. Read more below for additional details and photos!

Transfer Leica M Video Over WiFi

Andrew Donnan shares his secret for transferring video from the Leica M (Type 240) over WiFi via the Toshiba FlashAir II SD card to the Olympus WiFi app. The transfer, not surprisingly - is slow (even at 720p) and the battery drain is heavy.

Adobe Lightroom 6 Coming!

The long awaited Adobe Lightroom 6 is just about (finally) upon us - it's set to drop on March 9, 2015 April 21, 2015 if the latest rumors are true! French website leaked the pic and the specs a bit early (and is still up). The price came in at 130€ (~$150 USD). A busy time for Adobe, as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of Photoshop as well. Read more below for full details!