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Leica M and M-E rangefinders are retro-delicious

Leica M and M-E rangefinders are retro-delicious

Leica has outed its latest rangefinder range, kicking off with a pared-back M-E this month but culminating in the simply-named Leica M flagship in early 2013. The Leica M will clad a 24-megapixel full-frame Leica Max sensor in a deliciously retro housing, but the specifications aren't old-fashioned: count on ISO 200 to 6,400, Full HD 1080p (24/25) video recording, and an optional electronic viewfinder, when it arrives to replace the highly-coveted M9 of 2009.

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Leica M Monochrom shoots only black and white

Leica M Monochrom shoots only black and white

Perhaps more than any other camera company, Leica inspires raving reviews and gets near universal praise from enthusiasts, for which it demands some astronomical price tags. But even Leica's most dedicated supporters might have trouble backing this one: the company's latest M-class camera only shoots monochrome photos. The Leica M Monochrom was announced today, and will start shipping in July for the "relatively" low price of $7,950.

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Leica M10 may be revealed at May 10 event

Leica M10 may be revealed at May 10 event

Leica has begun sending out invitations for a special event taking place May 10-11 in Berlin, where it promises to reveal "a whole range of product launches." One of these products is believed to be a new M-series camera, the M10, which the May 10 date seems to hint at. If Leica's rumored release schedule is true, then this successor to the M9 should be due for launch this year.

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Ricoh GXR Module Lets You Swap Leica Lenses

Ricoh GXR Module Lets You Swap Leica Lenses

Many of us may be familiar with lightweight interchangeable lens cameras such as with the micro four-thirds technology. But Ricoh has been offering something slightly different since 2009, when it introduced its GXR series modular cameras that swap out not only the lens but also the camera sensor. The company today announced a new module for the GXR series that will work with Leica M-mount lenses.

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Printable Lieca M3 Pinhole Camera Revealed

Printable Lieca M3 Pinhole Camera Revealed

It's not often that you can get a masterpiece of a DSLR, a point and shoot, or even a cameraphone made entirely of paper these days. Not that you were EVER able to get these things made of paper, but you sure as heck can now. Designer Matt Nicholson has revealed his "making the desirable accessible through an A4 printer" and it's time for you to get your origami on.

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Leica compact camera system to debut at Photokina 2012

Leica compact camera system to debut at Photokina 2012

The digital camera market is becoming more and more packed with offerings that have interchangeable lenses, big sensors, and small physical dimension with micro four thirds offerings from a bunch of companies and other similar tech from other camera makers. Leica is famous in the camera market for its retro designs, quality image capability, and high prices. In February, Leica said that it would not be producing a micro four thirds camera and that its M9 would be as small as its cameras got.

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Leica Introduces The M9-P Rangefinder

Leica Introduces The M9-P Rangefinder

Leica cameras have a certain iconic look about them that seems to mesmerize camera enthusiasts so much that they're willing to pay almost anything for them. Today, the legendary camera company introduced a new M9-P digital rangefinder that's no exception to their pricing standards with a whopping $7,995 price tag.

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