Category Archives: Leica Lenses

This is the Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens for Leica M mount (rangefinder coupling will be added later)

This is the first picture of the new Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens that is currently offered on Kickstarter. The lens will initially not have a rangefinder coupling – it will be added later when the lens goes to serial production. Via PhotoRumors

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Interview with Dr. Stefan Immes on the new Opema Jena Biotar lenses with rangefinder coupling

Dr. Stefan Immes, who revived the Meyer Optik brand of German lenses three years ago, has launched a new lens company called Opema Jena, which for its first project is bringing back the Biotar 75/f1.5, a lens originally produced by Carl Zeiss. Oprema launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Biotar last week. Very soon they […]

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Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens gets smashed in checked luggage

Ouch! Posted by Leica Rumors on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 In case you missed my Facebook post from three days ago – this smashed $10,995 silver Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens should be your reminder to never check-in your camera gear when flying:

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The new Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount comes with rangefinder coupling

As I already reported, the new Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens for Leica M-mount will have rangefinder coupling. The lens is already listed for funding on Kickstarter. The full press release can be found on PhotoRumors.com. Additional information:

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7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 Leica M-mount lens review

Leica lenses have excellent image quality combined with a solid build. Zeiss and Voigtlander also produce some stellar optics. I have always been interested in other “cheap” third party options for the Leica M mount. Several manufacturers produce M mount lenses, but most are not rangefinder coupled (for example Meyer-Optik-Görlitz). Handevision was one of the first brands to […]

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New MS-Optics Historica Prot 40mm f/6.3 lens for Leica M-mount

Mr. Miyazaki has a new MS-Optics Historica Prot 40mm f/6.3 lens for Leica M-mount that is based on a historical lens design known as the Protaria lens formula. This lens has 4 elements in 2 groups and weights only 47 grams. The minimum focusing distance is 60cm. The price of the lens is around $700 […]

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The new Biotar 75mm f/1.5 lens will be available for Leica M mount (with rangefinder coupling)

A few days ago I reported rumors about a new Biotar 75mm f/1.5 lens – I can now confirm that this lens will be released soon. The new lens will be available in Leica M mount and will have with rangefinder coupling. I will have more details next week, so stay tuned. Here is some […]

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