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The old and new Leica 28mm Summicron Asph lenses tested on Leica M 240, SL and Sony A7 II cameras

The old and new Leica 28mm Summicron Asph lens tested on Leica M 240, SL and Sony A7 II cameras

Jono Slack (website | Facebook) tested the old and new Leica 28mm Summicron Asph lenses on the Leica M Typ 240, Leica SL and Sony A7 II cameras. Here are his findings (please make sure you check also the original article here for more sample photos you can download as a zip file):

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Taos Photographic is the official European distributor for the MS Optics lenses of Mr. Miyazaki

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     Taos Photographic is now the official European distributor for the MS Optics lenses of Mr. Miyazaki. They are currently selling the MS Optics Apoqualia-G 35mm f/1.4 MC lens for €1,220 (also available for $1,299 on eBay). Here is a sample photo taken with that lens:

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More info on the upcoming Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens

Leica Summaron 28mm f:5.6 screw mount lens 11001

Some more information on the upcoming/rumored Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens: The new Summaron is the same design as the old one Updated coatings Same size and weight as the original version (see specs below) Likely to be part of a new family of lenses Will nor compete with the currently available Leica M lens designs […]

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Up to $250 rebates on selected Zeiss ZM lenses

Zeiss rebates

Zeiss is currently offering up to $250 rebates on selected Zeiss ZM lenses (for Leica M mount):

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Diferences between the old and the new 2016 versions of the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH and Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH lenses

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Several readers have asked me about the differences between the old and the new 2016 versions of the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH ($2,995) and Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH ($4,095) lenses that were announced back in January. Here are two videos from the Brooklyn Shooters YouTube channel that should cover the main differences between both versions:

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Leica rumored to announce a new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens

Leica Summaron 28mm F5.6 Lens L39 mount (source: eBay)

Leica is rumored to announce a new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens. Summaron is an old lens design that dates back to 1954 (see Summaron lens listings on eBay):

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