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Tsubasa Swallow 35mm f/2 lens for Leica M mount

The Japanese Hawks Factory announced a new Tsubasa Swallow 35mm f/2 lens for Leica M mount. I got contacted by the company and was told that the price is ¥‎198,000 (aprox. $1,800). Sample photos can be found here and here. Here are the basic specifications and some additional pictures:

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Leica M zoom lens? (Leica Vario-Elmar-M 28-75mm f/3.4-5.6 ASPH)

#Leica #TriElmar 28-35-50 f/4 Aspherical (MATE) lens cutout A photo posted by LeicaRumors 🔴 (@leicarumors) on Jul 31, 2016 at 12:54am PDT This picture posted in the dpreview Leica forum seems to be a prototype of a Leica Vario-Elmar-M 28-75mm f/3.4-5.6 ASPH lens. The poster (Dr. Ulrich Rohde) is known to be a tester for Leica […]

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Three Handevision IBERIT full frame lenses for Leica M mount are now in stock (save $724 when you buy all five)

Three of the five new Handevision IBERIT full frame lenses for Leica M mount are now in stock (available in black and silver): Handevision IBERIT 35mm f/2.4: $638 Handevision IBERIT 50mm f/2.4: $590 Handevision IBERIT 75mm f/2.4: $568 The 24mm and 90mm f/2.4 lenses will ship later (probably in January 2017). If you buy all five […]

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Voigtlander HELIAR Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM lens now in stock

The new Voigtlander HELIAR Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM lens is currently in stock at B&H and Adorama. You can see a few sample photos taken with the lens at the Japanese website DC.Watch. More sample photos can now be downloaded here. The technical specifications can be found here. This lens has been on the market for […]

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Voigtlander HELIAR Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM lens: US pricing revealed, pre-orders now open

The new Voigtlander HELIAR Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM lens for Leica M mount is listed at B&H with a price tag of $529. Pre-orders are now open and shipping will start on December 23, 2016. The price in Europe is €579 (VAT included). The lens is also available on eBay for $600-$700. Here are […]

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Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens now shipping

I already reported that the Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH will start shipping in early 2017 and a few days ago Meister Camera mentioned on their Facebook page that they have already received their first batch of the new lens. Check pricing and availability of the Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH at: B&H Adorama Amazon PopFlash Leica Store San […]

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Rumors: Kipon is working on a new Iberit 18mm tilt-shift lens for Leica M mount

I received a tip that Kipon is working on a new Iberit 18mm tilt-shift lens for Leica M mount. I am not aware of any native tilt-shift solutions for Leica M mount – you need to use an adapter or one of the Canon/Nikon T&S lenses (also with an adapter). Kipon recently introduced several Handevision Iberit full frame […]

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