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Leica x Valbray EL1 Chronograph “100 Years Of Leica Photography Edition”

Swiss watchmaker Valbray is joining in on Leica‘s 100th anniversary celebration, introducing the suitably named EL1 Chronograph “100 Years Of Leica Photography Edition” with design details inspired by Leica’s cameras and available in two individual styles. Chief among those unique embellishments is an iris-style shutter, dubbed the “Oculus diaphragm … READ MORE

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Leica M Edition 100 Set

A centennial anniversary is significant enough to warrant multiple special projects, and for Leica we’ve already seen a Silver Anniversary edition of the Leica M Monochrom. It’s joined by the Leica M Edition 100 Set, featuring a Leica M-A film mechanical rangefinder for analog photography and a Leica M … READ MORE

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Leica M Monochrom – Silver Anniversary Edition

In honor of its 25th anniversary, Nordisk Foto Import has worked with Leica to introduce the Silver Anniversary edition of the Leica M Monochrom, produced in a limited-edition run of just 25 units and available exclusively in Denmark and Sweden. The body loses the usual all black aesthetic in favor … READ MORE

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100 Years of Leica Cameras

When Leica introduced the first compact camera in 1925, the German company revolutionized the world of photography with the 35mm shooter, invented by optical engineer Oskar Barnack. That initial landmark innovation wouldn’t be the last, as Leica’s first compact digital model, the 1.5 MP Digilux, would launch in 1998. … READ MORE

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LeicaCraft x The Seventh Letter – “Celebrating 100 Years of Innovation” Event Recap

Last Friday, The Seventh Letter art gallery and LeicaCraft got together to celebrate Leica’s 100th anniversary, as well as the launch of the new Leica T. The event was held at The Seventh Letter’s flagship store and gallery on Fairfax in Los Angeles, where guests enjoyed the illustrated works … READ MORE

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Leica T 701 – Mirrorless Digital Camera

There have been rumors of a new compact digital camera from Leica, which is said to be unveiled very soon. Here is a preview of the newest addition to their family, boasting plenty of options for snap-and-shoot photographers. It is equipped with a 16.5 megapixel APS-C sensor, … READ MORE

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Leica – 100th Anniversary Cameras

In any business, a centennial is a huge achievement, where only the most trusted companies can reach this amazing milestone. Leica has been at the pinnacle of analog cameras, recently dabbling in digital cameras as well, spawning fans all over the world for its precision equipment. 2014 … READ MORE

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Leica – Do-It-Yourself Camera Puzzle | Video

In honor of Leica‘s 100th anniversary, ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi created a non-functional Leica camera, which is assembled from a flat acrylic sheet containing the detachable parts. Plans to distribute the assembly kit as part of a promotional run from Saatchi’s Brazilian office ultimately fell through, but Marcelo … READ MORE

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Leica M (RED) Designed By Jony Ive and Marc Newson Sells for $1.8M at Sotheby’s

The one-of-a-kind Leica M (RED) camera took two years to design and featured a die-cast magnesium and anodized aluminum build, as well as a 50mm f2.0 lens. But what really set this camera apart was a special inscription, which read “Designed by Jony Ive & Marc Newson … READ MORE

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Gagosian Gallery x Leica X2 Digital Camera

Created by Leica for the influential Gagosian Gallery in New York City, the Leica X2 Gagosian Camera features a APS-C format 16.5 megapixels CMOS image sensor and an Elmarit 24 mm f/2.8 ASPH lens. Quipped with a pop-up flash and other amenities, designers at Leica also perfected … READ MORE

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Leica M Designed By Jony Ive and Marc Newson For (RED) Auction At Sotheby’s

We finally get a detailed look at the special one of one Leica M that’s sure to be one of the standout pieces from the upcoming (RED) Auction at Sotheby’s New York. Developed by Marc Newson and chief Apple designer Sir Jony Ive, the camera features a full-format … READ MORE