Leica answer their critics + directions 2000

At the end of September 2000, members of the LUG met with Leica executives in Cologne at Photokina 2000. The following topics (amongst many others!) were discussed:

  1. R series directions (new products & autofocus)
  2. Leica concede that the R8 is too bulky and heavy
  3. Null series & collector edition notes
  4. Leica and digital capture
  5. M super-wide lenses & hints of a new smaller, lighter 15mm R
  6. Quality control on new equipment
  7. New distributors and online-sales

A detailed outline of the discussion, is presented at:

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See also the one page article published in Forbes Magazine in November 2000:

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