Tag Archives: Leica Cinema Lenses

New Leica Summicron-C cinema prime lenses to be announced at NAB

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At the 2013 NAB show in Las Vegas Leica will announce a new line of Summicron-C cinema prime lenses. After the Summilux-C series, the new Summicron-C lenses will offer lower priced solution for ARRI-PL mount cameras. The new lenses will have the same size, diameter and (nearly) the same weight, priced at 17,000$ (in comparison to […]

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Leica Summilux-C cinema lenses now shipping

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Band Pro announced that the first sets of Leica Summilux-C cinema lenses have shipped from the new factory in Wetzlar, Germany. The Leica Cine lenses are exclusively distributed by Band Pro. A set of eight lenses costs $178,000. Here are three sample videos shot with the new Summilux-C cinema lenses and various cameras (Arri Alexa, Red Epic-M, Sony F35):

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Red Epic with Leica Lenses: “the highest resolution camera and lens combination in the smallest possible package”

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Band Pro will have a number of different products on display at the Cine Gear Expo, including a presentation and screening on the new Leica Summilux-C lenses described as “Red Epic with Leica Lenses: the highest resolution camera and lens combination in the smallest possible package”: Leica Lens Presentation “The Leica Summilux-C Presentation: Seeing is […]

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Leica cinema lenses set of eight: $178,000

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This is the official response I received from BandPro on the price and availability of the Leica cinema lenses: “They will originally come in a set of 8 lenses and will begin delivering in the last quarter of 2010. The price for the set of 8 is $178,000 and Band Pro is currently accepting a […]

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Full details on the new Leica Cinema lenses

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Full details on the new Leica Cinema lenses can be found at bandpro. The price is not publicly announced, but you can get a quote (I just did). I am sure it will be a 5 digit number (for one lens, in US$). Here is the actual size of one of the Leica Cinema lenses: […]

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Leica Cinema lenses revealed

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The Leica Cinema lenses will be on display at the Band Pro’s NAB booth. Here is a picture of the whole set which will contain 16, 18, 21, 25, 35, 40, 50, 65, 75, 100mm Summilux-C primes: The official website is not yet updated. Via Fdtimes

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Some more links on the “mystery lenses”

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Reduser has a huge thread discussing this topic. Another report on the “Mystery” lenses can be found here. The lenses are labeled as “Made in Germany”. This is the banner on bandpro.de (with more details about the lenses available here):

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