Category Archives: Leica SL

Where is the rumored new Leica CM mirrorless camera?

Leica did not announce a new mirrorless camera last week as indicated by Dr. Kaufmann a few months ago. I still believe such new camera is coming and most likely got delayed. I would like to also remind you that Leica still has one more registered but not yet announced digital camera under the code name 4529:

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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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Leica SL Typ 601 firmware update 3.2 released

Leica released the previously promised firmware update 3.2 for the Leica SL Typ 601 camera (link to Leica download page). Here is the changelog:

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Converting Leica images using the new Adobe Camera Raw monochrome profiles

Converting Leica images using the new Adobe Camera Raw monochrome profiles by Michael Letchford (website | flickr): Converting Leica images using the new Adobe Camera Raw monochrome profiles Up until very recently my favourite way to make a monochrome image conversion was to use Adobe Camera Raw to process the colour RAW file, then transfer […]

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Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35 f/3.5–4.5 ASPH lens additional coverage

Norbert Windecker published the first review of the new Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35 f/3.5–4.5 ASPH lens that was announced yesterday: “I would like to attach a point at the end. The topic autofocus. This is similar to that of the 24-90. He is fast and quiet. Only in the infinite range of landscape shots he sometimes zips around a bit. […]

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Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens officially announced

The previously rumored Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35 f/3.5–4.5 ASPH lens is now officially announced. The lens MTF charts can be found here. The US price is $5,495. Pre-orders are now open at B&H Photo, Adorama, Leica Store Miami, Popflash. A new firmware update for the Leica SL will also be released on April 23rd – see details in the attached […]

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Pictures of the new Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens

Some Leica stores have already uploaded pictures of the upcoming Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens that is rumored to be announced on Monday, April 9th:

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