Category Archives: Leica SL

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens officially released

The Leica APO-Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens is now officially released: L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22 Five Aspherical Elements Multi-Layer and AquaDura Coatings Dual Syncro Drive Stepping AF Motor Dust and Moisture-Resistant Design Pre-order links: US Worldwide Adorama B&H PopFlash Leica Boutique Palm Beach Leica Store Soho Leica Store Miami Tamarkin Classic […]

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Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens to be released on March 1st?

Nokishita reports that Leica will release their new Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens on March 1st. This lens has been on the SL roadmap since 2016 (see the latest Leica SL lens roadmap). Additional pictures:

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Leica SL firmware update version 3.4 released

In addition to the Leica Q/Q-P firmware, Leica also released new firmware update version 3.4 for the Leica SL camera:

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Leica SL system/L-mount lens roadmap

A quick update on my post from yesterday on the upcoming Leica SL L-mount lenses – for 2019 Leica is expected to announce two new lenses (see the Leica SL lens roadmap above): For 2020 Leica is planning to announce three new SL lenses:

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New Shoten L-mount adapters for Leica M and R mounts lenses (LM-LSL and LR-LSL)

Shoten announced two new L-mount adapters: LM-LSL (Leica M-mount lens to Leica L-mount) and LR-LSL (Leica R-mount lens to Leica L-mount). Shoten adapters are sold at Amazon and eBay. Via L-Forum

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Dpreview’s L-mount alliance interview

Dpreview published another interview with Leica, Sigma and Panasonic on the new L-mount Alliance (recap from PhotoRumors):

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Interview with Leica on the L-mount and SL camera replacement timeframe

I always find it amusing when somebody claims “I’m not rumor-mongering” and then make a video called “Leica SL2 Coming in H1 2019?” – the video is based on a Photokina interview with Stephan Schulz from Leica. Update: the name of the video is now changed to “A Conversation with Leica’s Stefan Schultz on the L-Mount Alliance”. […]

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