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Leica announces APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens in silver anodized finish

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Today Leica Camera officially announced the silver anodized version of the APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens (I reported this rumor last week). The US price is $7,995 (£5,900 in the UK). Pre – order links: Popflash Leica Store Miami Leica Store San Francisco Tamarkin BroadwayCamera Reddotcameras Rangefinder (HK) B&H

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Leica rumored to announce a new line of M cinema lenses

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For Photokina in September Leica is rumored to announce new line of M cinema lenses (with cine housing/gears). The first set of lenses will be all Summilux versions (f/1.4). Based on this rumor we can speculate that the next M camera will have some serious video upgrades. Expect to see more video workshops offered by […]

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Silver Leica APO Summicron M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens to be announced soon

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On July 19th Leica is rumored to announce a new, silver Leica APO Summicron M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens. I am not sure if the price will be higher than the current black version (currently priced at $7,795 in the US). Stay tuned for additional information. Update: the price in Europe will be €7,325.

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Voigtländer VM 10mm f/5.6 lens will start shipping on July 21

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A quick update on the Voigtländer VM 10mm f/5.6 Hyper Wide Heliar aspherical lens for Leica M mount – it will start shipping on July 21, 2016”. The lens is still not listed for sale at B&H.

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HandeVision IBERIT 24mm f/2.4 lens for Leica M mount to be announced at Photokina

HandeVision IBERIT 24mm f:2.4 lens for Leica M mount

I received a tip that the HandeVision IBERIT 24mm f/2.4 lens for Leica M mount will be announced at Photokina. The picture above is a prototype of the new lens with a special surface finish in silver matt that was recently spotted in Germany by a reader.

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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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