Megadap MTZ11 Leica M to Nikon Z autofocus adapter officially announced


The Megadap MTZ11 Leica M to Nikon Z autofocus adapter I reported about yesterday was officially announced today (currently in stock at Amazon and eBay). Here are the details:

  • Turn any Leica M-mount lenses into Autofocus
  • Stack adapters to turn ANY lenses into Autofocus (e.g. EF, F, OM, MD, PK, M42, etc)
  • Focus by extending the bayonet of the adapter forward & backward
  • New patented circular extension mechanism to support heavier lenses and avoid wobbling after prolonged use
  • Extended 6.5mm focus throw (Suitable for both wide-angle and telephoto lenses)
  • Internal motor for rapid phase-detection AF
  • Support AF-S, AF-C, AF-F
  • Support Eye-AF and Face detection
  • Firmware upgradable via micro-USB port
  • Suitable for Nikon Z50, Nikon Z5, Nikon Z6, Nikon Z6 ii, Nikon Z7, Nikon Z7 ii cameras

Press release:

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7Artisans announced a new 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless manual focus lens for L-mount

 
   

7Artisans announced a new 50mm f/1.05 full-frame mirrorless manual focus lens for L-mount. Additional information on the new lens (technical information, MTF chart, sample photos, and more) can be found over at PhotoRumors.

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Megadap MTZ11 adapter now in stock: you can autofocus Leica M-mount lenses on Nikon Z cameras


The Megadap MTZ11 is another branded version of the Techart TZM-01 adapter I reported about a few days ago. This adapter will let you autofocus Leica M-mount lenses on Nikon Z mirrorless cameras. The Megadap MTZ11 is currently in stock at Amazon and eBay.

Megadap MTZ11 technical specifications and additional pictures:

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The new Voigtlander Nokton Vintage Line 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical II VM lens for Leica M-mount is now in stock in the US


The new Voigtlander Nokton Vintage Line 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical II VM lens for Leica M-mount is now in stock at PopFlash:

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The latest photo editing deals and coupons


The latest photo editing deals and coupons:

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“Shelter” – this film was shot entirely with the Leica Q2


This post is by Ben Staley (website | InstagramFacebook | Twitter | YouTube):

Mostly I’m a filmmaker but I’ve got a serious photography habit. I mean it’s bad. Camera bodes and brands have come and gone over the years, used abused and cast aside when something new caught my eye. Only my M6 has been a constant, always in my bag, always slung over a shoulder, alway there in my hand, cold and solid while I shivered in the predawn light waiting for the first rays of sun on some frigid ridge line.

When the Q was introduced something inside me stirred. I was inexplicably drawn to it. But given the obvious limits of a fixed 28mm lens (I’m mostly a long lens guy) and the steep price tag, I somehow resisted. Then came the Q2 and I found myself powerless in it’s wake. I called several local camera shops and got on their wait lists. And I waited. Months ticked by. I called for updates. I studied reviews online. I woke in the night with cold shakes. I waited.

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2020 Leica Oskar Barnack Award winners announced


This year’s winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) photo competition have been announced:

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