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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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Leica V-Lux 3 packs 24x superzoom and 1080p60 HD

Leica V-Lux 3 packs 24x superzoom and 1080p60 HD

Leica has outed its latest superzoom camera, the Leica V-Lux 3, packing a 12.1-megapixel sensor, 24x optical zoom and a 1080p HD video recording mode. The new camera supports up to 12fps full-resolution photography - or up to 60fps at 3.5-megapixels - in addition to ISO 100-3200 and a macro mode that can focus on subjects as close as 1cm away.

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Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium special edition revealed

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium special edition revealed

Leica just can't help itself when it comes to special editions, and yet we can't help but feel a little tempted by the new Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium. Functionally identical to the existing 10-megapixel D-Lux 5, the Titanium edition has a special titanium-finish casing and matching leather case along with the cachet of knowing you've given into your base, aesthete urges.

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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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Leica Lens Holder accessory surfaces

Leica Lens Holder accessory surfaces

Leica has some nice digital cameras that are very expensive, but promise excellent quality in the build and in photos you shoot with the camera. The last new digital camera we talked about was the new compact photo system set to debut at Photokina. The Lens Holder M for the MP and M7 digital camera. The new accessory makes for a cool addition to the little cameras in film and digital versions.

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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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Leica V-Lux 30 compact digital camera debuts

Leica V-Lux 30 compact digital camera debuts

When it comes to attractive point and shoot digital cameras that have fantastic photo quality and large price tags the Leica name is right up at the top of the wish list for many fans of photography. The little Leica digital cameras tend to be retro designed and look as good as they perform. Leica has a new digital camera that is being unveiled called the V-Lux 30 and the little camera is perfect for shooting in just about any situation.

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Design concept combines Leica camera with iPhone

Design concept combines Leica camera with iPhone

We have seen all manner of Leica cameras over the years and they all have a few things in common. These things include great photo quality, cool retro style, and a massive price tag. A new design concept that combines the cool Leica camera design with the high-tech iPhone smartphone has been unveiled. I will admit that the design is a bit weird. I'm not sure why you would want to combine an iPhone with the little digital camera myself.

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