Category Archives: Leica Lenses

Rumors: the next 7Artisans lens for Leica M-mount will be wide angle

I received some information that the next 7Artisans lens for Leica M-mount will be wide angle. My personal guess is 24mm or 28mm. Currently 7Artisans has two lenses (35mm f/2 and a 50mm f/1.1) with rangefinder coupling: 7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens review (comparison with the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH) 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 Leica M-mount lens review

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Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens now shipping (designed by Konica Minolta?)

The new Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens is now shipping to authorized Leica dealers in the US. For pricing and availability, check one of our sponsors: US Worldwide B&H Adorama PopFlash Leica Boutique Palm Beach Leica Store Soho Leica Store Miami Tamarkin Classic Connection Ken Hansen Ace Photo Meister Camera (Germany) Leica Store Lisse […]

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The Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH black chrome finish lens now in stock

The Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH black chrome finish lens is now in stock at Leica Store Miami. This lens was announced back in 2015, but has been out of stock most of the time: Black chrome finish versions of the Leica Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH and Summilux 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lenses announced

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7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens review (comparison with the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH)

In this post, I will compare the new 7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens ($289) with the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH lens model 11879 ($3,295):

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The Leica Noctilux M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens

Slow news day – here are a few pictures of the new Leica Noctilux M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens including a side-by-side size comparison with the 50mm Noctilux lens courtesy of Albert Tsai (www.alberttsaiphotography.com):

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List of upcoming MS Optics History Series lenses for Leica M-mount

Together with the specifications of the MS-Optics History Prot 40mm f/6.3 (a Protar optical formula), Mr. Sadayasu Miyazakialso published a roadmap of the new lenses to follow in the so-called History Series: Dagor 40mm f/6.3 Ernostar 50mm f/1.8 Petzval 58mm f/2 Planar 50mm f/3.7 Previous lenses released by Mr. Miyazaki can be found here. Various […]

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7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens for Leica M-mount now listed for sale on Amazon and eBay

The new 7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens for Leica M-mount is now listed for sale on Amazon and eBay for $289. Here are 5 pictures comparing the 7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens the with Leica Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH (a more detailed comparison is coming next week): A post shared by LeicaRumors 🔴 (@leicarumors) on Apr 28, 2018 […]

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