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Steve Miller, Space Cowboy - Leica Shooter

The Dallas Morning News is running an article today, called "Off the Wall: Steve Miller – The Space Cowboy – still making music" which oddly enough, is more about Steve Miller the photographer (not the musician) - and a Leica one, at that. His love for Leica began with his father's Leica from the 40's - and continues to this day with a Leica M (Type 240). Read more below!

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René Burri, Leica Shooter, Dies at 81

It is with great sadness that Magnum Photos announces the death of René Burri (9 April 1933 - 20 October 2014). He was a Swiss photographer known for his photos of major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century. Burri worked for Magnum Photos and has been photographing political, military and artistic figures and scenes since 1946. He has made portraits of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso as well as iconic pictures of São Paulo and Brasília. Read more below.

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Harry Benz Camera Straps Review

Added today is our latest review - Harry Benz Camera Straps!

These super high-quality, fully custom camera straps are unique in the industry and well worth checking out!

Leica X "Edition Moncler"

Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, in cooperation with Moncler, created a special limited edition Leica X "Edition Moncler." United by the shared values ​​of both brands, premium quality and workmanship - combines for the Leica X "Edition Moncler" aesthetics and technology in a distinctive look. Combining high quality leather trim, in the tricolor color blue-white-red (a tribute to the French roots of Moncler) and the silver version of the Leica X - an eye-catcher and a must-have - for the fashion conscious and photography lovers alike. The price is 2,450 € ($3,100 USD) and limited to 1,500 pieces worldwide. Read more below for details.

A Look at Bokeh Kings

Bill Rosauer, a past President of the Leica Historical Society of America and current editor of Viewfinder, the quarterly journal of the LHSA since 2000 - has taken a really neat, in-depth look at many Leica lenses... Searching for the "Bokeh Kings" among them. As the concept of bokeh is entirely subjective, it is impossible to objectively define or quantify it as you can with other lens characteristics such as resolution. As they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and the same goes for bokeh... What's good? What's bad? You be the judge!

Leica & Miami Street Photography Festival 2014

The third annual Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF), in partnership with Leica Camera, will once again showcase the best of contemporary street photography, as viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in the genre. “We are very excited to be partnering again this year with Leica in hosting this world class photography event,” said festival founder Juan Jose Reyes. “The goal of the festival is to establish a global platform for learning through exhibitions, workshops, lectures and other activities, and to elevate Miami as a center for photography.” It runs from December 4-7, 2014. Read more below for details!

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