Saturday, July 4, 2020

UK Leica stores emerge from lockdown

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Leica will open the majority of its UK Leica Stores on Monday, June 15, following the three month closure because of the lockdown.

Leica’s new small-system Ettas bag

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The new compact Ettas bag from Leica will accommodate a V-Lux, Q or CL- and M-system cameras with mounted lenses up to 90mm.

Ken falls in love with the Leica Q2: It’s immortal, it’s inexpensive

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It's Immortal: Ken heaps praise on Leica's Q2

PIXII: APS-C mechanical M-mount rangefinder camera with no rear screen

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The much-rumoured PIXII rangefinder camera with M Mount is nearing production. The only snag for rangefinder enthusiasts is that it is an APS-C camera designed for use with full-frame lanses.

5 classic Leica digitals to buy and keep

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Digital cameras can be classics and you need look no further than Leica for five cameras made during the past ten years that will stand the test of time. Here is Mike's pick of the bunch...

Leica’s D-Lux 7 goes all black on us

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Eighteen months after the launch of the silver-and-black D-Lux 7, Leica has introduced a stealthy all-black version. It's available from today and costs the same as the silver original.

Leica Galerie Konstanz: The first year and into the future

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Leica Stores and galleries are appearing in big cities throughout the world. But in Germany's "farthest corner", the Kostanz gallery is attracting visitors from the prosperous hinterland in Switzerland, western Austria, southern Germany and eastern France.

Camera stores looted and burned down in US protests

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Over the past 72 hours, at least two well-known camera stores have been put out of business during the protests in the...

Striding out of lockdown, Aussie rules

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As lockdown rules relax in Australia, what's the best bet for social distancing? A 28mm up-close risk taker or supping with a long lens at 400mm? Our correspondents wake up and smell the coffee...

6 iconic cameras to start your Leica collection

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Collecting old Leicas doesn't require a fortune and, unlike vintage cars and motorcycles, they don't take up much space and require little expensive maintenance. Noted collector Paul-Henry van Hasbroeck suggests six cameras that could help you put your toe in the water.