This year the second Paradise roadshow took place. The Ace Hotel in southern Palm Springs was the meeting place for all motorists with American cars from the forties to sixties. Lined up in front of it: lovingly maintained Hot Rods and Harley Davidsons and Indian Motorcycles.
To celebrate the inauguration of the third phase of the Leitz Park complex, Leica Camera AG presents a strictly limited edition of Leica Q, Leica M10 and Leica D-Lux.
With the inauguration of the third Leitz Park section, another Leica product line will be launched: wristwatches. With the opening of the "Ernst Leitz Werkstätten" the German manufacturer introduces two models: Leica L1 and Leica L2.
This May Tamarkin Camera and the Rangefinder Gallery will host the exhibiton Cuba - Photographs of an Era, by Roberto Salas and are inviting to a special Artist Talk & Dinner.
Leica Camera has to look for a new CEO - again. Oliver Kaltner, acting as CEO since summer 2015 is not going to prolongate his contract after August 2017.
Leica will host the "Leica Oskar Barnack Prize" also in 2017 and has announced the opening dates for the award. From March 1st to April 10th the picture series can be sent in.