Category Archives: Leica Lenses

New Leica Noctilux lens rumored

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Leica is currently testing several new Noctilux lens designs with the goal to release a new version in the near future. Some of the possibilities are: 50mm f/0.95 (just an update of the current version) 35mm f/0.95 35mm f/0.70 (unlikely to go in to production) One of the designs mentioned above could be for the Leica T […]

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This special edition Leica Noctilux f/1 lens comes with its own Elie Bleu humidor

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This special edition Leica Noctilux f/1 limited edition lens comes with its own humidor. After 66 bids, the currently price on eBay is $7,800. The lens was originally introduced in May, 2008 with a price tag of 10,000 Euros (the French press release can be found here): Update: the lens sold for $12,768 after 81 […]

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The Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens is now shipping in the US, curently in stock

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I received information that the new Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at: Adorama AcePhoto Additional information on the 28 Lux can be found here.

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Leica 35mm Summicron and 50mm Summilux black chrome finish lenses to start shipping next week

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DCWatch reports that the new Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH and Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH black chrome finish lenses will start shipping on May 29th, 2015. The two limited edition lenses were officially announced on March 20th and only 500 pieces will be produced from each model. Here are the pre-order options from our sponsors: B&H (35mm Cron […]

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Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens officially announced

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The Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens is now officially listed at Leica’s website. The lens was first introduced as a part of a limited edition set. The price is $5,950/£3,975/€5,500. Shipping will start in June. 2015. Pre-order links B&H Adorama Leica Store Miami Leica Store San Francisco Popflash Reddotcameras (UK) Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH technical specifications […]

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My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review

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My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review by Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) Since becoming serious about photography I have been interested in adding an affordable ultra-wide angle lens to my kit, but there weren’t many options available for M mount that did not suffer from chromatic aberration and barrel distortion. The introduction of […]

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A “regular” Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens to be available soon

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A year ago Leica announced a new Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens that was part of a new limited edition camera set. There is a very good chance that the same Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens will soon be available as a “regular” lens – take a look at the pictures attached to this post:

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