How do you make the beautiful, expensive Leica M9 even more beautiful and more expensive? Why, you add sapphire glass, chrome, and the tanned hide of a brown ostrich. Why does stunning always have to come at such a price?

Specifically, you're going to have to shell out $12,950ā€”about a $6,000 markup over the original M9ā€”for one of these very limited edition Leicas. Although since each camera sold comes packaged with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3, you could just think of it as a $1 camera with extremely overpriced software. [Leica Rumors via UberGizmo]

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