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New and upgraded Viltrox Canon EF/EF-S lens to Leica L-mount camera AF adapter announced

  .   Viltrox announced a new and upgraded PRO version of their Canon EF/EF-S lens to Leica L-mount camera AF adapter with positive-lock EF lens mount:

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What’s next for Leica?

Here is an updated list of rumored/expected Leica cameras and lenses (see the previous lists here):

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Several Leica APS-C TL lenses (L-mount) listed as discontinued

Several Leica L-mount APS-C lenses have been listed as discontinued at Camera Kitamura (Japan) ELMARIT-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH. Black (Silver in stock) SUMMICRON-TL F2/23mm ASPH. APO-MACRO-ELMARIT-TL 60 mm f/2.8 ASPH. (Silver in stock) APO-VARIO-ELMAR-TL F3.5-4.5/55-135mm ASPH. SUPER-VARIO-ELMAR-TL F3.5-4.5/11-23mm ASPH. VARIO-ELMAR-TL F3.5-5.6/18-56mm ASPH. In the US, most Leica TL lenses are available at B&H Photo, but […]

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Leica MDa NASA replica camera with Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 lens expected to sell for $80k in the upcoming Wetzlar Camera Auction

The next Wetzlar Camera Auction will take place on October 8th, 2022 in Wetzlar. Among the many Leica cameras and lenses (see online catalog), there will also be a working replica of the Leica MDa NASA camera with a Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 lens – expected to sell for €60,000 – €80,000: “Leica MDa NASA with […]

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2023 Leica Women Foto Project Award call for entries

LEICA WOMEN FOTO PROJECT AWARD CALL FOR ENTRIES Four winners across US, UK, Mexico and Canada will receive $10,000 and a Leica SL2-S set Since its inception in 2019, the Leica Women Foto Project continues to serve as a platform to cultivate a diverse and inclusive community through photography. Its mission is to encourage photographers […]

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A refreshed Leica Summilux-M 50 f/1.4 ASPH lens could be coming soon as well

Back in April I reported that two new Leica 35mm and 50mm Summilux M lenses are rumored to be announced later in 2022: New Leica 35mm and 50mm Summilux M lenses rumored to be announced later this year The new Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 ASPH lens was just officially announced, so the information I posted […]

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New Leica Q2 “Seal” limited edition camera rumored to be announced next week (September 21st)

Next week Leica is rumored to announce a new Q2 special edition camera to celebrate the artist and Leica fan Seal. The new Leica Q2 “Seal” edition will be limited (I believe just 200 pieces). Each camera will have a unique look – it will carry the artist’s signature and lyrics from his songs will […]

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Breaking: Leica will bring back to life the M6 film camera!

It seems that my initial report about a new cheaper Leica M film camera was correct – Leica will indeed announce a cheaper film rangefinder: Leica will bring back to life the M6 camera!   There are still some questions I do not have answers for (yet): Leica M6 Classic or Leica M6 TTL? Price? […]

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