I think as much as we hate this title, it can only be validated by its replacement or within Leica, since Photokina 2012 is around the corner now, the Leica M9 can go down in history as the first Full Frame Digital Leica M-mount Rangefinder.
We all expect the M10 is coming soon and I ask you all who have used the M9, and thinking about the M10 what you really want to see in the M10.
Rumors always pointed out to a Leica EVIL camera as well, whether this will bring a new mount or use existing M mount I'm sure it will be revealing.
Sure, it's pointless speculation since it's just around the corner, but Leica have always delivered hardware a generation or two behind and we have still bought into their systems. A M9 and a new lens during its release was $10k club membership, and since then I have sold my camera, three Leica lenses, and three Zeiss M lenses.
I don't really expect to be back in the Leica club, but I am enthusiastic with what Leica has achieved and really love their lenses. If the M camera is a ticket to M-mount lenses, is the asking price significantly different today with the recent announcements and economy. Do you have reason to rejoin the M or not? Features you don't want to miss on a new M?
I just want to hear the opinions and useful discussion notes from friends here at GetDPI, before we go into the usual bashing when a product finally comes to market and price is announced.