Category Archives: Leica Lenses

Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens now shipping

The new Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens (specifications | sample photos) is now shipping oversees and is already available at one of our sponsors rangefinder.com.hk. In the US the lens is expected to start shipping on February 5th according to this B&H product listing: Adorama also has the lens available for pre-order in black and silver.

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Rare Leica R 600mm f/5 Apo-Telyt lens listed on eBay for $230k

This rare, 11 pounds Leica R 5/600mm Apo-Telyt prototype lens produced by Leitz Canada is currently listed on eBay $229,999. In December, 2013 the same exact lens was auctioned for $70,000:

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Adobe Camera Raw 8.7.1 released with support for the Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens

Adobe released Camera Raw 8.7.1 (download links: Mac | Windows) with support for the Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZM lens. More information on the new Zeiss lens can be found here.

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There is also a new $250 discount on almost all Leica M lenses

The new $750 instant discount for the M 240 will be valid till January 31, 2015 (in the US and Canada only): Amazon Leica Store Miami (use discount code: M240VOUCHER2014) Adorama (add to cart to see discount) B&H (add to cart to see discount) There is also a new $250 instant discount for the purchase of any Leica […]

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It does exist: Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 lenses price reduction

After the introduction of the new line of Summarit-M f/2.4 lenses at Photokina (see press release and images), Leica Camera is now reducing the price of the older Summarit-M f/2.5 models: Leica Summarit-M 35mm f/2.5: $1,695 (was $1,950) Leica Summarit-M 50mm f/2.5: $1,295 (was $1,750) Leica Summarit-M 75mm f/2.5: $1,695 (was $1,950) Leica Summarit-M 90mm f/2.5: $1,895 (was $2,150) This is probably the last […]

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Rumors: Lomography is working on a new Leica mount lens

The Redditor LeicaM6Guy shared some information on a new Leica lens from Lomography that will be a reworked version of an older model with a new construction and multicoating: “What I like: -very well built -will work better on a digital than on my M3* -great for low light -neat bokeh under the right conditions -sharpness is probably […]

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Voigtlander Super Wide Heliar 15mm f/4.5 VM III (2014) lens pictures

Voigtlander recently released pictures of their new Super Wide Heliar 15mm f/4.5 VM lens (called also model “III” or “2014” version) that was announced last month at Photokina (no pictures were available at that time):

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