New Product Directions for Leica

As we've written about earlier, Oliver Kaltner takes over as CEO of Leica Camera AG, effective today, April 1, 2015. Apparently his extensive background in marketing will have an impact on the future of Leica as well. Some well-placed sources have shared with us a few startling new product directions that will soon take effect, in an effort to boost flagging sales of late. Read more below for the revelations!

Using M Lenses on Fujifilm X Cameras Article

Added today is the Using M Lenses on Fujifilm X Cameras article!

An in-depth report on using Leica, Voigtländer, Zeiss and other M/LTM lenses on Fujifilm X series cameras, such as the X-T1 and X-E2, among others. Adapters, caveats, performance and more are reviewed.

Fujifilm X-T1 vs. Leica T Article

Added today is the Fujifilm X-T1 vs. the Leica T comparison article!

Many M shooters are looking for an alternative body for use with M lenses - how does the new X-T1 stack up against the T?

Fujifilm to Kill Off Movie Film?

From the what-the-hell-is-going-on-this-week department comes the latest bad news for film. Seems Fujifilm might stop manufacturing movie film. Now granted, Fuji film is used for about 20% of studio business with Kodak the other 80% - it's still another shocking round of bad news in recent weeks. Read more below for the details.

Fujifilm Kills Two Professional E-6 Films

More bad news for E-6 shooters - Fujifilm discontinues two professional films - namely Velvia 100F and 50. This comes on the heels of a price increase in April of this year. Read more below for the full details.

Fujifilm Considered Acquiring Leica

In a recent interview with Fujifilm CEO Shigetaka Komori - German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine dove into some financial conversation. Much of what was said didn’t pertain directly to photography, but certain parts of the interview were very interesting indeed as far as Leica goes. Read more below for the details...