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What is the best Leica M for you?


What is the best Leica for you?
So you have decided to take the plunge and get yourself into the world of Leica. But there are so many variants and different versions. What one is the best one for you. Well, with this little guide I hope to give you a clearer picture.
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Why I think the M6 is the best Leica rangefinder


Why I think the M6 is the best Leica rangefinder
I have been through a lot of cameras in my time, and I have owned a few different Leica bodies. I have also got the enviable position of being able to try out more cameras than you can shake a stick at, and I have come to a conclusion that may put a few noses out of joint.
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Testing the M9-M in Tokyo


A hands on with the M9-M
After the announcement from Leica in Germany the Ginza Tokyo pro store held a reception for the Japanese market. We got a hands on with the delightful M9-M…and what a camera it is.
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Leica’s latest offering – what it means for us


Rumors flew, but one was right, the big one
So, unless you have been hiding under a rock or are in sensory deprivation detention you will not have failed to notice that there was quite a significant announcement from Solms yesterday. But what does it mean for photographers?
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The Leica MP Titanium

The Leica MP Titanium
Every now and again a very very special camera comes along, and they don’t really come much more special than this one, the understatedly beautiful Leica MP Titanium.
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The Leica CL – A Viable M-Series Replacement?

The Leica CL – A Viable M-Series Replacement?
A guest piece written by Daniel King. An interesting comparison of the Leica cameras.
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Leica Ginza

Last night I went to a party, a very special party
I was lucky enough to be invited to the Leica Ginza 新年会 party last night. For those of you who don’t read Japanese (i.e. most of the world) that says shinnenkai, which means new years party. And what a very interesting party it was too.
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Lens for your Leica?

You got a Leica, now you need some glass
So, you have gone out and bought a Leica camera/M-mount type camera. Now you have to put some glass on it. And this is where things can get tricky. What a lot of people forget when asking me about buying a camera is that the lenses are often more expensive than the camera itself….but they don’t have to be. Read on…
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Leica CL: The orphan Leica

The Leica that was not
Or the orphan Leica as it may be known. This camera is a Leica, and it is a truly great Leica too. But the funny thing is, it is not really a Leica in the truest sense. It is a Minolta if you really want to be pedantic about it, and camera geeks are nothing if not pedantic.
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