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Voigtlander to announce two new ULTRON Vintage Line 28mm f/2 Aspherical lenses for Leica M-mount

Voigtlander continues to announce new lenses for Leica M-mount (see the latest releases) – the next two lenses to be released are: Voigtlander ULTRON Vintage Line 28mm f/2 Aspherical Type I VM Voigtlander ULTRON Vintage Line 28mm f/2 Aspherical Type II VM (available in black and silver)

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Leica price increase coming to Japan on May 10th

After the last price increase in the US, Germany, Russia, and a few other countries, Leica Japan also confirmed a new camera and lens price increase will come into effect on May 10th – here is the new price list (check Map Camera for details):

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Welcoming our new sponsor: Cameratique

Please welcome our new sponsor Cameratique – a vintage camera shop in Cape Town, South Africa. You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram and check also their eBay store. Here are some current listings from their Leica section: Leica M3 Leica M6 Platinum limited edition Leica M3 with Summicron 2/50mm box kit Leica Post M6 Black

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The TTArtisan 21mm f/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount is now available also in silver

   Today TTartisan announced a new silver version of their 21mm f/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount – see the full details over at PhotoRumors: TTArtisan 21mm f/1.5 lens now available for Nikon Z, Sony E, Canon R and Leica L mounts TTArtisan 21mm f/1.5 silver lens for Leica M-mount additional information:

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Watch this amazing footage of the moon taken with a Leica 400mm f/2.8 lens

This amazing video of the moon is called “World’s sharpest super-telephoto lens” and was shot with the Leica 400mm f/2.8 lens: World’s sharpest super telephoto lens? The video clips were filmed in August 2015 at only 290m above sea level (camping side in Germany). Some zooming in and out and spinning in post-production with Magix VDL 2016. Panasonic […]

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Leica to release a firmware update to fix dead/stuck pixels in the Q2 Monochrom camera

I received reports from readers about a potential dead/stuck pixel issue with the Leica Q2 Monochrom camera when shooting in high ISO (between 3,200 and 16,000). Identical problems were present on multiple cameras and there is even a thread on that topic at LUF. I was told that Leica will soon release a firmware update […]

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Funleader 18mm f/8 pancake/cap lens for Leica M-mount report

Here is a quick report on the new Funleader 18mm f/8 pancake/cap lens for M-mount: Price at the official online store is $199 but the lens is currently on sale for $178, you can get another 5% off with code LEICARUMORS for a final price of $169.10 (buy here: direct link – free worldwide shipping is included): Got a “no lens […]

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical II lens review

Jack Takahashi published a review of the new Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical II lens for Leica M-mount – here is the summary and recommendations part (the lens is now in stock at Adorama | Amazon | B&H Photo | Popflash | Jo Geier):

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