Category Archives: Leica Lenses

Zeiss Biotar lens coming back to life?

This rumor consists of two parts – the first part is coming from RetroCamera who recently reported that Zeiss will bring back to life the Biotar 1.5/75 lens: “When I was in Denmark, a photographer in Ribe told me that I had a very nice (and long) conversation, that Zeiss would like to move in this direction. […]

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Deal of the day: Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical II lens for Leica M-mount now $100 off

For a limited time the the Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical II lens for Leica M-mount is $100 off. Please note that this is the old version II of the 15mm f/4.5 lens. The new model III is currently selling for $799.

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7Artisian 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount first impression by Sagi Kortler

This first impressions report of the 7Artisian 50mm f/1.1 lens ($369) on a Leica M9 camera is by Sagi Kortler:

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Coming soon: 7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens for Leica M-mount

In addition to the 50mm f/1.1, the Chinese company 7Artisans is rumored to announce a new 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens for Leica M-mount (pictured above). The official announcement is expected in August. The lens will have a 43mm filter thread. It is not clear if the new lens will have the same design as their […]

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Leica rumored to introduce an entirely new line of Noctilux lenses

In the past few months I have been receiving tips about various new Noctilux lenses (see this and this post). I finally realized that we are not talking about a single lens here – Leica is rumored to start a whole new separate lens line under the Noctilux name. The upcoming Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH could be the first in […]

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7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount now available for sale in Europe

Several readers have asked me where they can purchase the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount in Europe. Amazon Germany and Amazon UK now both have the lens listed in stock on their websites: Amazon Germany Amazon UK In the US the lens is available at Amazon and eBay. Additional information on the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens can be found […]

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Leica M10 lens reports

     Just a quick recap on the Leica M10 lens reports I have done in the past few months (the next M10 report will be on the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount, stay tuned):

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