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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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Leica denies Micro Four Thirds plans: M9 as small as it gets

Leica denies Micro Four Thirds plans: M9 as small as it gets

Leica has denied rumors it intends to join the Micro Four Thirds ecosystem, despite reports in Europe that it was preparing to launch a mirrorless camera based on Panasonic's LUMIX models. "We have no information on anything like that at the moment" a Leica spokesperson told Amateur Photographer, going on to point out that "With the Leica M9 we have the most compact, full-format, mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses on the market."

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Panasonic LUMIX FX78 creates 3D stills with a single lens

Panasonic LUMIX FX78 creates 3D stills with a single lens

Panasonic's rugged TS3 and Full HD ZS10 and ZS8 digicams aren't the only new models from the company today; there's also the ultracompact Panasonic LUMIX FX78. Built around a 24mm ultra-wide angle Leica lens with a 5x optical zoom and a 12.1-megapixel sensor, the FX78 is controlled via a 3.5-inch touchscreen display and supports Panasonic's 3D Photo mode.

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Leica X1 BMW Special Edition Camera Unveiled, Costs $3,500

Leica X1 BMW Special Edition Camera Unveiled, Costs $3,500

When you're trying to sell a special edition of something, especially something that's already been available to purchase, you generally want to add features to it. Or, perhaps just throw in more accessories or "never before seen" things. But, for Leica, who has released plenty of special edition cameras in the past, the BMW special edition version of the X1 doesn't really do any of the aforementioned things. At least, not enough to warrant an almost $1,000 price increase.

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Watch a Leica M9 get built on video!

Watch a Leica M9 get built on video!

The Leica M9 Titanium digital camera that we talked about back in September is a very cool and high-end digital camera for the old-school shooter that wants style and performance. The catch is that the M9 is a crazy expensive little camera with the Titanium version pictured below going for 22,000 euro, which works out to something in the area of $29,000. A "standard" camera from Leica will run you in the $6000 - $7000 range.

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Leica unveils new V-Lux 2 superzoom digital camera

Leica unveils new V-Lux 2 superzoom digital camera

I have always liked the fact that the Leica line of digital cameras really didn’t look like the other mainstream cameras on the market. The new Lecia V-Lux 2 has more of a standard look to it than the typical retro style Leica cameras. The reason that the new camera looks more traditional is that it has a massive superzoom lens.

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