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Three Voigtlander Bessa film rangefinder cameras, one VM lens and many accessories discontinued


Cosina Japan officially announced the discontinuation of the Voigtlander Bessa R2-M, R3-M and R4-M film rangefinder cameras and their 15mm f/4.5 ASPH II lens. Here is the full list of discontinued products:

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


My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review by Louis Ferreira ( 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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All Leica Photokina announcements in one place


Many new products were released in the past 24 hours. Here is the recap: Pre-order options: New Leica products available for pre-order (updated) New Leica products: Leica M Edition 60 camera Leica M-A film rangefinder camera announced New Leica M lenses announced (silver Nocti and 35 Lux, new Summarits) Leica D-Lux camera announced Leica V-Lux camera […]

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2013 CP+ show in Japan: new Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount

Voigtländer 50mm f1.5 ASPH lens (silver) for Leica M mount

During the 2013 CP+ show in Japan, Voigtländer quietly announced a new Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount based on their classic L39 design from the 1950s (see eBay listings, images on flickr). The US price of the lens is $899 for the black version and $1049 for the silver model. Here are the lens specs:

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Voigtlander Nokton Aspherical 35mm f/1.2 II lens now shipping in the US


The Voigtlander Nokton Aspherical 35mm f/1.2 II lens is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H. This lens was announced in February, 2011. Some samples can be found on flickr. Here are the basics specs:

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