Category Archives: Leica Lenses

Coming soon: new Voigtlander NOKTON 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical III VM lens for Leica M-mount

Voigtlander NOKTON 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical II VM lens for Leica M-mount

Voigtlander will soon announce a new NOKTON 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical III VM lens for Leica M-mount – a replacement for the current model VM II version. The new lens will be priced at ¥138,000 in Japan (around $1,250) and will start shipping in March 2020. Via Nokishita

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The Leica M-mount is 70 years old today

Seventy years ago (February 10, 1950) Hugo Wehrenpfennig filed the patent for the Leica M-mount. The patent for the M-bayonet (“Bajonettvorrichtung für die lösbare Verbindung zweier Kamerateile”) was registered by Ernst Leitz GmbH at the German patent office on 10 February 1950 and published on 23 October 1952. Hugo Wehrenfennig was credited with the invention. The […]

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Leica to announce three new limited-edition Summicron M lenses: 28mm f/2, 75mm f/2, and 90mm f/2

Leica will soon announce three new limited-edition M lenses:

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Sample photos from the upcoming Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 lens for Leica M-mount

Here are three sample photos from the upcoming Laowa 9mm f/5.6 lens for Leica M-mount from Venus Optics taken with three different cameras (Leica M10-P, Leica SL2, and Nikon Z6):

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The new Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount to be released on February 27

The new Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount will be officially released on February 27. The suggested retail price in Japan excluding tax is ¥150,000 or around $1,300. The US price is not yet announced but the Sony version of this lens is priced at $1,099. Additional information 0n the new […]

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New Leica M10 Monochrom Leitz Wetzlar limited edition camera coming next week

Next week, on or around February 13, Leica is rumored to announce a new Leica M10 Monochrom Leitz Wetzlar limited edition camera and a corresponding Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH FLE lens. The camera and lens will be sold separately. There will be a total of 650 cameras and 500 lenses produced. The price is […]

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Leica APO-Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens review at DxOMark

DxOMark published their review of the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens (Adorama | B&H) –  here is their conclusion:

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