Rumors of an upcoming Leica M model have been circulating for awhile now. The most intriguing aspect of the rumors have been that the camera would not have an LCD rear panel for reviewing images and making adjustments in the camera’s menu system.
The Leica M Edition 60 supposedly appeared on Leica’s website for a short time, from which Leica Rumors captured the above screenshot.
Expect to see more on the Leica M Edition 60 in the coming days as we close in on Photokina 2014.
In celebration of Leica’s 100th anniversary, the camera and lens maker has announced the Leica M ‘Edition 100’ kit, which features the Leica M-A film camera and the Leica M Monochrom digital camera. Additionally, the kit includes the Leica Summilux-M 28mm, 35mm and 50mm lenses, along with a black aluminum case.
The kit will be available exclusively as sets in Leica Stores and Boutiques in a limited run of 101 sets.
Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.08, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:
- Canon EOS 70D
- Fujifilm X-M1
- Leica M
- Leica M Monochrom
- Nikon COOLPIX P330
- Pentax 645D
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
You can download the update from Apple’s website.
Leica has its upcoming ‘Mini M’ camera listed on its website now. The ‘Mini M’ name appears to be where it fits in the lineup among Leica cameras, rather than the official model name.
No other information is known about the Mini M at this point; however, the logical conclusion would be that the Leica Mini M would be a rangerfinder-style, interchangeable lens, APS-C camera as a nice fit between the full frame Leica M and the fixed lens, APS-C Leica X2. Leica offers a newsletter signup on its website for future Mini M news.
Adobe has released final versions of Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4, which are now available on Adobe.com.
Additionally, Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 offer RAW support for the following cameras: [Read more…]