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Zenit and Leica Partner on New "M"

A day after Leica Camera AG announced it was teaming up with Panasonic and Sigma on the L mount - Zenit showed off the '"M" - a Zenit-designed, Leica manufactured camera that's essentially an M (Typ 240). They're made side-by-side in Wetzlar. It will ship later this year or early 2019 for "between 4-5,000 Euros" and comes with the Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens, in either chrome or black. Read more below.

New Leica Products at Photokina 2018

Leica Camera has five exciting announcements that were unveiled at Photokina, including a groundbreaking, industry-setting L-mount, a new mobile application, Leica FOTOS, the Leica S3, firmware updates and a new color option for the Leica CL. Read more below!

Wim Wenders - Photography is Dead

Renowned German film director and photographer Wim Wenders has hit out at phone "photography." Speaking at an exhibition of his Polaroid works, he said photography was dead and thinks mobile phones are to blame. Read more and check out the video below...

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.

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