Category Archives: Leica Lenses

The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens is now available also for Leica M-mount

Today ZY Optics released a Leica M-mount version of their Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens (price in the USD is $799): Aperture Range: f/0.95 to f/16 Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements One Ultra High Refraction Element Stepless, Silent Aperture Control Manual Focus Design Support Rangefinder Coupling 9 rounded blade Aperture Compatible with third-party AF adapters […]

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Announced today: new red limited edition TTartisan 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount to celebrate the Year of the Ox

Today TTartisan announced a new red limited edition 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount with ox engraved on the lens cap to celebrate the Year of the Ox. Only 500 pieces will be produced worldwide. For pricing and addition information, please check this Photo Rumors post. Via PhotoRumors

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Coming soon: Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Leica M-mount

Venus Optics will soon announce a new Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Leica M-mount. Here are the details:

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The new Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 50mm f/2 Aspherical VM lens will start shipping on January 27

Cosina Japan reported today that the new Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 50mm f/2 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount will start shipping on January 27th. The lens is now currently available for pre-order in the US  ($999) at Popflash and Adorama (Amazon and B&H should list the lens later today). In Europe the lens can be ordered at Jo Geier (€1,099). Additional information on the lens can […]

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Coming soon: Skyllaney & 35MMC collaboration pancake lens for Leica M-mount

35mmc and Skyllaney are working together on a new pancake lens for Leica M-mount that will be available in the next few months:

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New: MS Optics Hipolion 19mm f/8 lens for Leica M-mount

There is a new MS Optics Hipolion 19mm f/8 lens for Leica M-mount from Miyazaki San – here are the details (Google translation):

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More Leica Noctilux M 50mm f/1.2 Heritage limited edition lens rumors

Some new rumors on the upcoming Leica Noctilux M 50mm f/1.2 Heritage limited edition lens (previously rumored here, here, and here): Limited edition – only 100 silver lenses and 1800 black lenses will be produced (the silver/black ratio doesn’t make sense to me, but this is the info I got) The lens will be available in […]

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Spending time with the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens

“Spending time with the LEICA NOCTILUX-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens” by Moritz Philip Recke (Facebook | Instagram): Some reflections on using an f/0.95 lens Advertised as a lens that outperforms the human eye, the LEICA NOCTILUX-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH. is considered the best 50mm lens by many. Beyond bokeh worship and any aficionado praise for the […]

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