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The $32,000 White Leica M9-P

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Leica holds a very special place in the hearts of photographers all around the world. The Leica M8 and M9 are constantly touted as being among the best rangefinders on the planet, but what if you want something even more special? What if you want to stand out even further?

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Watch the Handcrafted and Meticulous Making of a Leica Lens

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Leica released a video that details the meticulous manufacturing process behind their lenses. The standard Leica lens is made in Germany, and consists of 100 different parts. The beautiful thing about the video is how much of the process is done by hand.

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Swedish photojournalist’s old Leica sells for $104,000 on eBay

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The eBay auction of an old, tattered antique camera closed Friday for $104,000. The 55-year-old Leica MP-36 camera was once the property of famous Swedish photojournalist Leif Engberg, who's covered (among others) the Soviet invasion in Czeckoslovakia 1968, the war in Vietnam, the civil war in Biafra, the war between India and Pakistan over East Pakistan (Bangladesh), conflicts in Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Africa, Central and South America, Balkan regions and the Middle East.

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The Panasonic Lumix 13.2MP camera phone

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These days, companies are battling in the smartphone arena with faster processors, sleek designs, and more robust apps. Cameras sensors are also seeing a lot of upgrades, and that's about to get a bit more competitive by the people at Panasonic. Apparently, they've got a 13.2MP Lumix phone in the works.

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Panasonic Lumix LX5 camera sports Leica lens

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I'm more of a Canon guy, but cameras like the new Panasonic Lumix LX5 sound awfully attractive. It may not have the boldest of looks, but this successor to the LX3 improves on the already popular shooter in many ways. Yes, it's still rocking a 10-megapixel CCD sensor, but most people don't need a resolution beyond that.

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