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UK-Based Jessops Becomes Leica Dealer

The UK-based retailer Jessops (with stores across the UK) is now an official Leica dealer, as announced by Leica Camera UK. Read more below for full details.


Leica Fotopark Awarded Best in Cloud 2014

Leica Camera won "Best in Cloud Award 2014" for their new cloud service called Leica Fotopark even though the service is still in development. Read more below for full details.

UK Leica Promo: Trade In a DSLR for an M-P

ePHOTOzine is reporting that until the end of November 2014, DSLR owners can trade-in their camera at any authorized Leica M-System dealer in the UK & Ireland and receive an extra £500 ($800 USD) contribution towards the purchase of a new Leica M-P - over and above the trade-in valuation of the DSLR. Read more below for details.


Leica X "Edition Moncler"

Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, in cooperation with Moncler, created a special limited edition Leica X "Edition Moncler." United by the shared values ​​of both brands, premium quality and workmanship - combines for the Leica X "Edition Moncler" aesthetics and technology in a distinctive look. Combining high quality leather trim, in the tricolor color blue-white-red (a tribute to the French roots of Moncler) and the silver version of the Leica X - an eye-catcher and a must-have - for the fashion conscious and photography lovers alike. The price is 2,450 € ($3,100 USD) and limited to 1,500 pieces worldwide. Read more below for details.

Leica & Miami Street Photography Festival 2014

The third annual Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF), in partnership with Leica Camera, will once again showcase the best of contemporary street photography, as viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in the genre. “We are very excited to be partnering again this year with Leica in hosting this world class photography event,” said festival founder Juan Jose Reyes. “The goal of the festival is to establish a global platform for learning through exhibitions, workshops, lectures and other activities, and to elevate Miami as a center for photography.” It runs from December 4-7, 2014. Read more below for details!

Better Vacation Photos - For a Price

These tips come from Tom A. Smith and Craig Semetko, via Leica's Destinations in Focus program of workshops, which promise to "combine the inspirational and educational experience of a Leica Akademie workshop with the five-star luxury and personalized service of a members-only stay in an Exclusive Resorts villa." While the destinations and resorts vary, they certainly are grand - and include Costa Rica, Mexico and Tucson, AZ currently. We initially wrote about this last year, when the program was announced. Not cheap, by any stretch of the imagination... They start at $2,999 USD and reach a lofty $7,000 USD.