Archive for the ‘Leica Sport Optics’ Category

Oliver Stiehler: Leica Solar Eclipse Event

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On March 20, 2015, there was a full solar eclipse that was partially visible in Germany. Leica Camera AG issued an invitation to observe the event through their spotting scopes. Oliver Stiehler, a development engineer in the field of sport optics, also presented an astronomic sun telescope. In addition to the live image on a [...]

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“Searching for West”: The Online Premiere

Searching for West

The film “Searching for West” made its live theatrical debut on August 16 in Bozeman, MT. Today, August 22, marks its official online release for worldwide viewing.  The film was inspired by Mark Seacat’s desire to serve as husband, father and hunter as the three converged at the same time: his son West was born [...]

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Jenny Hodge: What to Expect from Leica at Birdfair 2012

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The UK Leica team is getting ready for Birdfair 2012 that will take place in Rutland Water from 17 to 19 August and is looking forward to welcoming you to the Leica stand! Leica will be located at the end of the Optics Marquee overlooking the lake at Stand 8 showcasing its entire range of sport optics [...]

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Mark Seacat: Finding Himself in “Searching for West”

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Growing up with breathtaking Bozeman, Montana as a backdrop, it’s no wonder that Mark Seacat found his passion in the outdoors as well as in filmmaking. There is grandeur about the area that inspires reverence. “Searching for West” was born out of a time when Mark’s son, West, came into his life, and he contemplated [...]

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Reinhard Rüger: How The Leica Geovid Keeps Him On Track

Reinhard Rüger

Reinhard Rüger is the trainer of the German National Sports Shooting Team and has taken part in the Olympic Games at many international venues. The head coach and passionate hunter recognised the value of the Leica Geovid right from the start and has now used this pair of binoculars for almost two decades. Q: You [...]

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Professor Dr. Ralph Tollrian: Taking Leica Sport Optics to the Field

Bedouins and students are fascinated by the brilliant images.

In Egypt 2011 the political system was changing, but the people were friendly as ever. Twenty-five students from the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany traveled the Sinai from the mountains to the coral reefs to study Ecology and Biodiversity of the diverse ecosystems. They visited the Ras Mohammed national park, St. Catherine protectorate in the Sinai [...]

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Larry Godfrey: The Perfect Shot

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Born in Bristol, UK, Larry Godfrey is a British athlete who has been competing in archery for the past 26 years and is currently on the GB Archery team. Larry uses a range of Leica products, due to their accuracy and robust construction, and here we interview him and find out what it takes to [...]

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