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Leica Exhibition at Photokina 2012

Leica has released additional details about their upcoming exhibition at Photokina 2012 via a press release (in German). You'll recall from an earlier interview with Stefan Daniel that Leica took over the task from Köln Messe and will occupy most of "Hall 1." Promising a variety of work from photographers such as Dominic Nahr, Thomas Dworzak and Moises Saman, Anthony Suau, Elliott Erwitt, Araki, Rankin, Andreas Gursky and Hubertus von Hohenlohe. Read more below for the press release (and translation to English):

Leica Partner of St. Moritz Art Masters

Leica Camera AG today has issued a press release (in German) that they are an official partner of the St. Moritz Art Masters 2012 festival. Read more below for the press release (and translation to English):

Leica Camera AG Holds Ground in Q1

Leica Camera AG released their financial results for the first quarter of the 2012/2013 fiscal year. Overall, things look very positive and they have held their ground despite the difficult economic conditions in Europe (and the global economy as a whole). Read more below for the full details and press release:


M9 and M9-P Body $500-1000 off in USA

Leica Camera USA has announced a promotion where buyers of a new Leica M9 or M9-P camera can get a $500 or $1,000 USD gift card (respectively) that can be applied to the purchase price of the camera. This offer expires on October 31, 2012. Could this mean they're clearing the channel out of inventory in preparation for the rumored M10 next month? Read more below for the full details!


Leica Event in Cologne 2012

Leica has scheduled an exclusive event in Köln (Cologne) Germany on September 17th, 2012 (the day before the start of Photokina 2012). Promising to focus on the "exclusive premiere of precision photographic tools." The rumors include a new Leica M10, a redesigned Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH and a new Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4. Read more below for the full invitation:

28mm Summilux Likely Coming

It would seem that a lens profile was discovered for a Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens in the latest M9 firmware update. Read more below for the details, along with some other tidbits.