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Andreas Kaufmann, Leica Camera

Interview with Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of Leica Camera, on the Leica Summilux-C cine lenses and the Academy Scientific and Engineering Award. Leica Summilux-C lenses got a Sci-Tech Oscar on Saturday. As the lenses were developed, I had interviewed most of the cast of characters involved in developing them. But we had never really discussed the point of view of Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of Leica Camera. Here is his interesting narrative on how these lenses came about.


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Interview with Leica’s Andreas Kaufmann and Alfred Schopf: Cars, Camera Design, Cinema, and Monochrom (B&W)

Last month in Berlin, Leica Camera introduced the new M Monochrom, X2, 50 mm Apo-Summicron-M f/2 Asph lens, and M9-P Edition Hermès. We spoke with Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Leica Camera Supervisory Board, and Alfred Schopf, Leica Camera Managing Director. Jon Fauer: Can you please tell us about Walter de’Silva, designer of the Leica M9-P Edition Hermès camera? Andreas Kaufmann: Walter… read more…

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