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Leica Announces L1/L2 Mechanical Watches

Leica Camera and luxury design house and manufacturer The Ernst Leitz Werkstätten have created a completely new and exclusive product line: two mechanically complex and sophisticated watches. The LEICA L1 and the LEICA L2 will initially be available for the launch of the Leica Watch. Both variants, designed by Professor Achim Heine, draw their design inspiration from the creativity, precision and the hallmarks of Leica. Design and technology complement each other perfectly in the Leica watches: both the front glass and the back case cover are made of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, with the front being anti-reflective on both sides. Each model also has the patented push-piece crown with a corresponding status display on the dial. Both models will be available in selected Leica Stores as well as at watch dealers worldwide from autumn 2018. Read more below...

Capture One 11.1 Bolsters Leica Support

Phase One has launched the first major update to Capture One Pro 11, the company's Raw conversion and photo editing software. Capture One 11.1 brings along a few important new features, including improved import performance, an updated styles workflow, a new resource hub, enhanced LCC presets, and support for new cameras and lenses - including several Leica cameras and lenses. Read more below!

Leica Prices Increasing on May 1, 2018

average of about 5%. Affected products include most M bodies (film and digital), nearly all M lenses, the black Q, TL2, S (Typ 007), many S lenses and a few other items (66 in total). To quote Leica “this revision is necessary due to the current exchange rates and the increase in raw materials and production costs.

Leica - Das Keyboard for 0.95 Collection

We obtained some information regarding a Leica Camera AG partnership in relation to the 0.95 Collection - with Das Keyboard (manufacturer of iconic mechanical keyboards)... Read more below!

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz Nocturnus III 50mm f0.95

Meyer-Optik has just announced the launch of the Nocturnus III 50 f0.95. The super-fast manual-focus lens is optimized for use with full-frame sensors, but also works with APS-C cameras. The third edition comes in a new design and now features mounts for Sony-E, Fuji-X and Leica M. Within the next 14 days, the lens is offered in a pre-order sale where it is available for less than 60% of its future MSRP.

Leica M10 & S/SL Trade-up Promotions

Upgrade to the Leica M10 and receive 90% of market value for your current digital M. Leica Store Miami is offering a limited-time trade-in promotion towards the purchase of a new M10 digital rangefinder. Normally, they offer 80% of fair market value for Leica trade-in gear. However, between now and March 31, 2018 you can receive 90% of fair market value when trading in select digital M cameras towards the purchase of a new Leica M10. You can also upgrade to the Leica S or SL and they'll take your non-Leica equipment for trade.

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