Tag Archives: Leica

Polishing a Leica

Spoiler alert! This video is extremely boring for anyone not appreciating hand made stuffs and obsessive craftsmanship. Actually it shows the entire process of detailing and policing the body of a Leica T camera. Hit the play button if you are a fun!

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Just Leica

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(RED): The Very Best of Design and Innovation

Jony Ive and Marc Newson, two of the world’s foremost design pioneers and leaders on industrial design, discuss their collaboration with musician and philanthropist Bono for Sotheby’s (RED) Auction, which celebrates the very best of design and innovation. Sotheby’s (RED) auction will take place in New York on 23 November, with all proceeds donated to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa. Three famous persons united to save the world!

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The Making of the Leica M9-P

In case the $8000 Leica M Monochrom is a tad too ordinary for you, don’t despair. The German manufacturer of high-end optics still has you covered with the Leica M9-P Edition Hermès! As its name suggests, the camera is a product of the collaboration between Leica and the fashion powerhouse Hermès. Only 400 of this hand-made piece of equipment will be released, with the “entry level” version costing a cool $25,000. Should you decide to go for the version with all the bells and whistles, prepare $50,000. To give any potential buyers an idea on what their money will be spent, Leica and Hermès have released a video of how the camera and its accessories get put together. Be sure to pay attention to the sound of the calfskin leather and metal, blending to create the camera masterpiece

And as a bonus for the ones (like me) that can not afford to buy one, Leica Product Manager Mathieu Musnier demonstrating an unboxing

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Leica Lenses

Every Leica lens is hand-crafted and goes through meticulous manufacturing processes to uphold the quality and precision that Leica defines and customers have come to expect. In the age where technology almost inevitably means mass manufacturing, Leica products are still made with exacting precision by the hands of highly-trained technicians. Enjoy!

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