Category Archives: Leica SL

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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New Leica L-mount related announcement coming on June 14th

We can expect something new and interesting in June this year (most likely June 14yh) from the Leica L-mount (SL/CL/TL) – this is what Dr. Kaufmann said in the LL interview I reported last week. Apparently the L-mount has much more potential that we currently see/know about (watch at the 23:29 mark from the interview):

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Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens to be announced in a week

As I already reported a few months ago, the new Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens is going to be announced in April. I believe the official release will be on or around April 9th, 2018. Shipping should start in late April. The price is expected to be between $5,000-$6,000. The weight […]

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