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Leica S Edition 100 Set

What do you get the Leica photographer that has everything? The new Leica S Edition 100 Set of course! Priced at $34,500 USD, it comes complete with a Leica S (Typ 006) camera and the two most popular S lenses - the Leica Summarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH CS and the Leica Elmarit-S 30mm f/2.8 ASPH CS. Each piece features special engraving - the centennial logo and comes in a Rimowa Topas Multiwheel Cabin Trolley in bright aluminum. You can find out more here. Read more below for additional info and images!

Leica X Vario Now in Silver

The Leica X Vario will now be available with a silver body as an alternative to the discreet black of the standard model. In either classic black or elegant silver, the Leica X Vario has the typical look and feel of a Leica and sets standards in its class with its picture quality. Highlights of the Leica X Vario include a high-performance, APS-C format, CMOS image sensor with over 16.5 megapixels (effective 16.2 MP) that is particularly large for this camera class. The Leica X Vario is the first compact camera to combine this professional sensor with a high-performance zoom lens – the Leica Vario Elmar 18–46 mm f/3.5–6.4 ASPH. Available as of February, 2014! Read more below for additional images and information!

Leica SCA Adapter Set Shipping

Word is out that the Leica SCA Adapter Set for Multifunctional Handgrip M is shipping, and runs $385 and $895 USD, respectively. Combined with the Leica M for $6,950 USD and SF 58 flash unit for $629 USD... You're talking about $8,859 USD - and you still need a lens! This is not your father's strobist setup... Read more below for additional images.

Leica X2 "Red Leather" Limited Edition

Leica Camera Japan will release a new Leica X2 "Red Leather" limited edition camera to commemorate the first anniversary of the Leica Daimaru Shinsaibashi store (and only available there). Only 20 pieces will be produced, and the price will be ¥273,000 ($2,600 USD). The camera will be released on March 1st, 2014.

Joel Meyerowitz - My Life with Leica

Leica Akademie Italy has met Joel Meyerowitz soon after the opening of his latest exhibition in Milan, and interviewed him about his life long "love" for Leica cameras, from the first Leica M2 in the sixties to the Leica M9, M and S today. In this first take Meyerowitz talks about a camera that has positively surprised him a lot: the new Leica X Vario... Read more below for update!


New London Leica Store Open

A while back we told you about the "Christmas pop-up store" located in the Burlington Arcade, in London. Back then it was reported that the store will remain in place after the holidays - and that time has come. The Leica Store Burlington is open! You can now find a selected range of Leica offerings in between the rare gemstones, vintage watches and bespoke footwear of Burlington Arcade - the iconic runway uniting Piccadilly and Bond Street. The store is open 09:00-19:00 Monday to Friday, 10:00 -18:00 on Saturday and 11:00 to 17:00 on Sunday.