FREE to Watch (starts 4pm ET): Leica M Typ 240 Fast Start Class World Premiere!

The second feature in today’s Leica double header at CreativeLIVE starts at 4pm eastern, the live-recording world-premiere of the Leica M Typ 240 Fast Start. It is free to watch while it is part of the CreativeLIVE On-Air schedule.

If you missed it earlier today, it is repeating at least until tomorrow 12pm ET (sometimes the reruns continue for a second day), the Leica M10 Fast Start. Both are half-day classes.

FREE to Watch (starts 12pm ET): Leica M10 Fast Start Class World Premiere! [followed by M Typ 240 Class]

Leica fans, today is your day at the CreativeLIVE On-Air. Starting at 12pm eastern today (Thursday 3/15/18) they will have the world premiere of a brand new “Fast Start” class with John Greengo, it is the Leica M10 Fast Start. The class is free to watch via streaming while it is featured at the aforelinked On-Air page. This is a LIVE recording, in Seattle, in front of a live studio audience! Look under your chairs audience, you get a red dot, you get a red dot, you get a red dot! Just the red dot, not the whole camera ^_^.

But wait there’s more! It’s a double header day. After they come back from lunch, starting at 4pm eastern they will have the live-recording world-premiere of the Leica M Typ 240 Fast Start, live-recording/streaming for free as well.

Since John Greengo has not been cloned, these are half-day classes. If you miss the original live airing, they typically replay throughout the day and night until 12pm eastern of the following day.

COMING UP IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS
+ CONTINUES: Adobe Photoshop CC Bootcamp until April 6
+ MAR-29: Flash for Dramatic Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ MAR-29: Flash for Beauty Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ MAR-30: Flash for Children/Family Images (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ APR-05: The Wedding Story (WORLD PREMIERE)
+ the above is just a sampling, see them all at the CREATIVE LIVE On-AIR Schedule

Zeiss Wedding Weeks sale [C/N/E/M]

Do you hear wedding bells? You may still do if you attended the WPPI trade show in Vegas 🙂 WPPI may be over [see Trade Show Calendar], but the “Zeiss Wedding Weeks” lens sale continues at Adorama where you will find all participating lenses sorted by the biggest discount (starting at $500 off for the 135/2.8 Batis, making it $1500).

The lenses participating in the sale are:

+ 135/2.8 Batis for $1500 [E]
+ 85/1.4 APO for $4190 [C/N]
+ 85/1.4 Milvus for $1600 [C/N]
+ 135/2 Milvus for $1800 [C/N]
+ 85/1.8 Batis for $999 [E]
+ 85/2.4 Loxia for $1200 [E]
+ 85/1.4 for $1133 [C/N]
+ 85/4 for $837 [Leica M]
+ see them all at the Adorama Zeiss Wedding nicely organized page

In-Stock Now: Leica M-P Typ 240 RED with 35mm f2

A red Leica M Typ 262 is coming and speaking of red Leica cameras, the new condition Leica M-P (Typ 240) Full-Frame Digital Rangefinder Camera with the 35mm f2 in the silver-chrome-RED color scheme (Canada edition) is in-stock and shipping for $10,500 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

(ENDED) 7artisans 50mm F1.1 Fixed Lens for Leica M Mount for $295

This lightning deal expired…

Good until 10pm ET, you can get the new condition 7artisans 50mm F1.1 Fixed Lens for Leica M Mount Cameras for $295~ with free shipping, sold by 3rd-party with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so it is Prime eligible. The price before the sale was $369. It has just three customer reviews, one happy, two unhappy. Some research is probably necessary if you more not already familiar with this.

For the latest Lightning Deals action, follow the Gold Box Yellow Brick Road.

Used Fotodiox Lens Mount Adapter (Canon EOS Lenses to Leica M cameras) for $16

Like a cat on a viral YouTube video, I keep on digging the Bargain Bin, and this time the paw caught another Fotodiox lens mount adapter. This one lets you mount Canon EOS lenses to Leica M-series cameras, and it goes for $15.50 in “USED – LIKE NEW” condition, sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. There are two listings of this as of the time of writing.

Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f4.5 II for $499

Prime temptation now! For a limited time, the new condition Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f4.5 II aspherical lens is on sale for $499 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is a Leica M-mount lens… For more action, check the latest B&H Featured Sales

Buy Leica M Camera (three options) TOGETHER with Leica M Lens (16 options), GET a $2000 OFF combined purchase discount

Make sure your wallet is in …range because Adorama has unleashed a new Leica M System Promotion. The offer is a $2000 combined purchase discount if you buy a camera and lens (from a choice of eligible products) TOGETHER in the same shopping cart. The options are:

+ PICK ONE: three camera options: M Typ 240 OR M-P Typ 240 OR M Monochrom Typ 246
+ PICK ONE: sixteen lens options
+ you can see eligible cameras and lenses at the promotional page

HOW to get the LEICA COMBINED PURCHASE DISCOUNT

  1. add one of the cameras from the promotional page to your shopping cart
  2. do not Proceed to Checkout yet!
  3. look below the camera in your cart. You will see sixteen lens choices, each one having a $2000 combined purchase discount – see annotated screenshot
  4. press the blue “Add to Cart” on your chosen lens
  5. only one lens can be purchased with the combined discount
  6. press the green “Proceed to Checkout”
  7. then proceed as usual

shopping cart showing choices of lenses for Leica M combined purchase promotion

Pre-order new Leica M10 for $6595

Leica is back with a new digital rangefinder, the new M10 with a 24mp 35mmFF sensor, Maestro II engine and a $6595 starting price is available for pre-order in the usual two color schemes as follows:

+ Black: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Silver/Chrome: Adorama and B&H Photo

+ a boatload of accessories including $545 EVF, hand-grips, half-protectors, thumb supports, batteries, correction lenses, straps, etc

This too has been added to the New Cameras of 2017, now a total of four interchangeable lens digital cameras!

Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron (M mount) for $899 (and three more)

It’s the Age of Ultron (ha!) at Voigtlander, a quartet of their lenses are on sale until 12/6/16 at B&H Photo, headlined by the Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron (Leica M mount) for $899. Same price, same mount for the Nokton Aspherical 35mm f1.2 Lens II… The other two are Micro Four Thirds lenses, the 42.5mm f0.95 goes for $699, while the 17.5mm f0.95 goes for $799…

Pre-order Kipon Baveyes Ultra 0.7x Adapter for Hasselblad MF Lenses to Sony E or Leica M or SL bodies

Adorama is now accepting pre-orders for the new Kipon Baveyes Ultra 0.7x Adapter available in three different options. It lets you attach Hasselblad Medium Format Lenses to either Sony E/NEX camera bodies or Leica M, or Leica SL. The pre-order price is $495 for each option.

Pre-order new Leica M-D (Typ 262) Digital Rangefinder

The new Leica M-D (Typ 262) Digital Rangefinder, with its defining feature being the lack of a rear LCD, is now available for pre-order for $6000 at B&H Photo. No chimping with this one 🙂

PS: this too has been added to the Interesting Cameras and Lenses of 2016 tracking page.

Leica Instant Savings end 5/10/16

The 12% off Leica Instant Savings (exchange rate promotion) for a number of M-system and other Leica products is expiring on May 10 in 2016 unless renewed/extended. You can find eligible products at B&H Photo. Eligible items show the 12% off instant savings.

Leica 75mm f2.5 Summarit-M for $1195 [total of 29 Leica M-lenses on special]

Leica rangefinder lens-deal-finder action now, B&H Photo is offering the Leica 75mm f2.5 Summarit-M lens on special for $1195 with free expedited shipping. The offer ends 4/30/16 or earlier if sold out.

A total of 29 Leica M-lenses are participating in this Exchange Range Instant Savings promotion. They are not 29 unique lenses, because some of them are available in two different colors each.

Pre-order new Leica M (Typ 262) RF for $5200

We are getting close to December but that’s not stopping new camera gear announcements. Leica is back with a new 35mm full frame digital rangefinder, the M Typ 262 which is available for pre-order for $5200 at Adorama and B&H Photo… This new camera has been added to the New Cameras of 2015 Tracking page

Leica M Monochrome for $5950

The black Leica M Monochrome digital camera is currently on sale for $5950 at B&H Photo. The price factors in the exchange rate instant savings.

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 (Leica M) for $800

We have a mini rangefinger trilogy of deals at B&H Photo, in price ascending order, starting at $800 with free shipping for the Leica M mount Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 lens in the black color scheme only. The Cylon-Toaster color remains at $950.

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.2 II (Leica M) for $1000

The Voigtlander Nokton Aspherical 35mm f1.2 II lens, in the black color scheme, is currently on sale for $1000 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is in the Leica M mount.

Leica M-P (Typ 240) Safari Set with 35/2 for $8791

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) Safari Set with the 35mm f2 Summicron-M lens is now on sale for $8791~ with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Actual safari trip is not included 🙂 This sale is an attempt by Leica to compensate for currency fluctuations.

12% off Leica gear sale (114 options)

Adorama has a sale on Leica camera gear with 114 items participating, including cameras and lenses and accessories. The sale price is the one you see over there in red ink. No coupon, no rebate.

Pre-order: Leica M Monochrom Type 246 for $7450

Grab your monochrome wallets, a new monochrome Leica is here! The new M Monochrom Type 246 is now available for pre-order for $7450 at Adorama. I wouldn’t be surprised if some Robb Report subscribers buy it and then complain it only takes black and white pictures 😉

Leica Discounts: M Type 240 for $6500, various M-lenses discounted

There is a new round of instant savings discounts for Leica products. The M Type 240 Digital Rangefinder camera is going for $6500, while various Leica M lenses are discounted as well. A total of 17 items are participating in this sale. See them all at Adorama.