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Leica Digilux 3

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 15th, September 2006

Leica Camera is introducing the new Leica Digilux 3 at Photokina in Cologne (September 26th to October 1st, 2006). The Leica Digilux 3 is the first purely digital Leica mirror reflex system camera with exchangeable lenses, thereby opening up a third variety of free-standing camera system under the Leica name. As the first model of the new Leica D system, the Leica Digilux 3 is fitted with a bayonet lens to the FourThirds Standard, the open systems standard for digital mirror reflex cameras. Together with the high-performance Leica D Vario–Elmarit 2.8-3.5/28-100 mm ASPH exchangeable lens, this offers the photographer many possibilities for composition of individual pictures.

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Leica D-Lux 3

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 15th, September 2006

Leica Camera is introducing the Leica D-Lux 3 at Photokina. The D-Lux 3 is a compact digital camera with outstandingly high-performance optics and a comprehensive range of settings. The camera offers 10 million pixels and many technical improvements compared to its predecessor, the Leica D-Lux 2. The high-performance Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4.9/28-112 ASPH zoom lens on the Leica D-Lux 3 permits a wide range of focal lengths in small picture format, allowing creative scope in picture composition from wide-angle through to the telephoto range. The integral picture stabilizer gives the user protection against camera shake in all photography situations, even under difficult conditions.

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Leica M8

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 15th, September 2006

Leica Camera is introducing the new Leica M8 at Photokina in Cologne (September 26, 2006 to October 1, 2006). It is the first digital camera to use the Leica viewfinder system. All the key characteristics of the analog Leica reporter’s camera such as the compact design, the exceptional picture quality in conjunction with the Leica M lenses and the unique picture composition using the Leica viewfinder have been seamlessly carried over into the digital world. This professional-standard digital camera “Made in Germany” uses an image sensor specially developed for the requirements of the Leica M system. Almost all Leica M system lenses made since 1954 are also suitable for digital photography, thanks to their high performance level.

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Leica V-Lux 1

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 15th, September 2006

Leica introduced the Leica V-Lux 1 at Photokina in Cologne. The Leica V-Lux 1 is a digital compact camera which combines high-performance optics and outstanding picture quality in a compact camera body. The camera offers 10 million pixels and a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-3.7/35-420 mm ASPH lens, thus commanding universal capability for the small picture system. From spacious landscape shots, filigree macro close-up shots through to photos of far distant objects in super telephoto mode, the lens with its 12 times zoom creates outstanding picture results in all photographic situations. The integral picture stabilizer gives the user additional protection against camera shake, even under difficult lighting conditions.

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Leica C-LUX 1

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Saturday 31st, December 2005

The new Leica C-LUX 1 that is launched by Leica Camera is a compact digital camera offering excellent optical performance and user-friendly operation. The Leica C LUX 1 is an engagingly attractive digital companion with a fashionably compact form factor. The Leica C1 digital camera is offered in a smart black or lustrous silver housing and having a basic outline of only 5 x 10 cm it’s a digital camera you’ll want to take with you wherever you go. And its elegant exterior is complemented by cutting-edge technology: 6 Megapixel capture, ultra short shutter delay, precise auto focus measurement, and a generous selection of scene modes make it ideal for taking great pictures effortlessly.

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Leica Digital-Modul-R

Posted by: Luuk Jurrien Wednesday 29th, September 2004

This device is a already getting famous without being ever having been on some hands, Will it ever? We don't know to be honest, but the truth is that at Photokina Leica is demonstrating its Digital Back solution to the public at Photokina... Would they do this if they did not meant mean serious business? Well, let us wait, again, and see! The Leica DIGITAL-MODUL-R is a digital camera back designed to fit regular production Leica R8 and R9 cameras.

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