Submitted by Double Negative on October 2, 2013 - 9:42am
Leica is set to introduce a carbon fiber and aluminum Travel Tripod and two Ball Heads (24/38) with associated quick release disks, expanding its range of accessories. The products are "Made in Germany and are expected to round out the accessory offerings in the Leica stores. The travel tripod with (optional) Cordura nylon bag and the two ball heads are likely to be available from October 2013. Read more below for prices, additional images and full details!
Submitted by Double Negative on October 1, 2013 - 11:54am
Today Leica has released new firmware updates for the Leica S (v220.127.116.11) and the Leica S2/S2-P (v18.104.22.168). Users who wish to update their camera can download the new firmware from the Owner's Area. Both firmware updates provide support for the new Leica Elmarit-S 45 mm f/2.8 ASPH (CS) lens and ensure optimal functionality of this lens when used with Leica S, S2 or S2-P cameras. Read more below for additional details!
Submitted by Double Negative on October 1, 2013 - 11:44am
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Submitted by Double Negative on September 26, 2013 - 6:39am
Leica Camera AG (Solms) and the Portuguese subsidiary Leica Aparelhos Ópticos SA de Precisão have celebrated in a unique style (in German), the 40-year anniversary of the venerable Leica factory in Portugal. More than 160 employees from Germany and Portugal went as part of a cycling tour to the historical traces of the long-term location to experience the common history up close and active. Read more below for the translation and press release.
Submitted by Double Negative on September 23, 2013 - 9:11am
Submitted by Double Negative on September 23, 2013 - 9:00am
Leica has just introduced the new C Image Shuttle app for the iOS and Android platforms. The application allows remote control of Leica digital cameras equipped with WiFi (like the Leica C Type 112) using a smartphone or tablet. The following functions are available: remote control including a Live View picture of the camera on your smartphone or tablet, browse and display images saved to your card, control shooting and image settings, up/download images between your camera and your control device. Right now it only supports the Leica C (Type 112) but we expect to see more supported in the future. Read more below for screenshots!
Submitted by Double Negative on September 23, 2013 - 6:22am
While not a recent article (it's about a year old), an interesting one nevertheless... A passion for photography and an appetite for risk inspired Andreas Kaufmann to invest in Leica Camera AG eight years ago. Today, as Chairman of its supervisory board, he has helped to cement the company’s reputation as one of the most exclusive camera brands in the world.
Submitted by Double Negative on September 20, 2013 - 8:45am
Manager Magazin Online reports on the winners of Entrepreneurs of the Year 2013 (in German) which is essentially a list of six categories and judged by Ernst & Young of outstanding medium-sized companies that impressed by sustainable growth, innovation and community involvement. Leica Camera AG was one of those six, taking the "Consumer Goods Industry" category. Read more below for details and translation...
Submitted by Double Negative on September 17, 2013 - 9:03am
This Friday, September 20, 2013 at 10:00am (local time), the doors to the new Leica Boutique Genoa, Italy (located within Totalfoto) will open! This opening follows hot on the heels of the Florence store and Milan boutique earlier this month. Read more below for the full details.