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Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens officially announced

The Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens is now officially announced – see the details at B&H, Red Dot Forum and Leica’s website (see also this post). The US price is $4,495. For additional information and availability, check one of our sponsors: Americas Europe Asia Adorama B&H PopFlash Leica Miami Leica Palm Beach Leica Soho Tamarkin Classic Connection […]

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The new Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens report (by Jonathan Slack)

The new Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens report (by Jonathan Slack): Introduction This will be a short report, beyond the obvious superlatives there really isn’t that much to say about this wonderful new lens. The 50mm is the 4th lens in the APO SL Summicron lineup. The wide-angle lenses are promised for 2020, while […]

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Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens leaked at a German retailer

I already reported that the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 Asph lens will be officially released on August 15th. The German retailer Fotokoch already published the details and pricing (€4200) of the lens on their website (Google translated):

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Adobe Lightroom August 2019 released with support for the Leica V-LUX 5 camera

Adobe released the August 2019 version of Lightroom Classic and ACR with support for the new Leica V-LUX 5 camera and several improvements including GPU Accelerated Editing: Lightroom for Mac and Windows Lightroom for iOS Lightroom for Android Lightroom Classic Camera Raw Latest cameras added in LR August 2019 Latest lenses added in LR August […]

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New: Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 MC VM Map Camera 25th-anniversary limited edition silver chrome lens for Leica M-mount

The teaser I reported yesterday was for a new Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 MC VM Map Camera 25th-anniversary limited edition silver chrome lens for Leica M-mount that is currently available for purchase in Japan for ¥ 99,800 or around $940 including tax. Additional information on the lens, including some sample photos, can be found here and here. […]

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New teaser: Map Camera 25th anniversary limited edition rangefinder lens for Leica M-mount

The famous Map Camera store in Japan is celebrating its 25th anniversary on August 13th. To commemorate this milestone, Map Camera will release a new rangefinder lens for Leica M-mount (the lens will be made in Japan). There is already a teaser on their website. The lens details and pre-orders will be officially announced on […]

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New Billingham Hadley Pro 2020 camera bags announced

Billingham introduced new Hadley Pro 2020 camera bags (see pricing and availability at Adorama and B&H):

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