TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 vs. Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 lens comparison (part 2)


This is an update on my TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 vs. Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 lens comparison.

First, a quick vote for fun - can you guess which picture was taken with which lens (the answer can be found at the bottom of this post):

Photo #1 at f/0.95

Photo #1 at f/0.95

Photo #2 at f/0.95

Photo #2 at f/0.95

Vore here:


Here are a few observations on both f/0.95 lenses:

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Leica M10-R camera specifications

Another set of Leica M10-R camera specifications leaked online:


The full/detailed specifications can be found here. The official announcement is next week on July 16th:

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My experience using the Leica SL Typ 601 camera in 2020


My experience of using the Leica SL (Typ 601) in 2020 by Moritz Philip Recke (website | Facebook | Instagram):

As in late 2019, Leica introduced its successor - the Leica SL2 - with some significant but two folded improvements (5-axis image stabilization, higher resolution of 47 megapixels, up to 5.5EV of compensation, improved viewfinder, improved grip, USB Type C connector, etc.), I thought it was time to write up my reflections on using the Leica SL (Typ 601). When the SL was introduced in 2015, it felt like a new world within the Leica ecosystem that addressed many needs of professional photographers.

As higher resolutions, such as 47 megapixels on the Leica SL2 or M10 Monochrome, currently come at the cost of more noise in higher ISO images, I believe that 24 megapixels will remain an established standard for quite some time. As low light performance is a key factor for me, the Leica SL stills seems to outperform the SL2 in this regard in limited personal testing and some of the reviews I read. This is why, even though tempting on other levels, the SL2 did not convince me to upgrade right away. Also, the is no GPS module anymore, which was certainly a super nice thing to have in my opinion. I am confident that the SL is still a super solid choice in 2020, despite its age. Since the SL2 is shaking up the used camera market, now might be as good a time as any to get one.

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Detailed Leica M10-R camera specifications leaked online



Detailed Leica M10-R camera specifications leaked online confirming the new 40MP sensor and the $8,295 price (click for larger view, PDF version of the specs available here):

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Ending tomorrow: buy one get one free Leica M6 pin or metal M-mount cap



The July 4th "buy one and get one free" sale on Leica M6 pins and metal M-mount caps is ending tomorrow. If you place a regular order at the Leica Rumors online store for one of the following items, you will get a second item for free (with free worldwide shipping):

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Leica M10-R camera announcement invitation and teaser


Leica Camera sent out invitations for what I think will be the new high-megapixel Leica M10-R camera:


As I already reported, the official announcement will be on July 16. The M10-R sensor should be 40MP - 47MP and the price is expected to be close to the M10 Monochrom ($8,295 in the US). Based on the pictures we have seen so far, we will probably get two different colors: black and silver.

The Leica M10-R camera announcement will be broadcasts on YouTube:

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First Leica S3 hands-on review


RedDotForum posted their Leica S3 hands-on review:

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