Category Archives: Leica SL

Leica digest (Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens review, black dot replacement for M10)

→ A set of six used Leica Summicron-C T2.0 cinema lenses listed for sale at $72,500 (full price: $90,100). → David Farkas has some of the best reviews on Leica gear and he just published his review of the Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens: “The 50mm Summilux-SL ASPH is a formidable lens, offering sharpness at […]

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Kipon adapters for Leica M and SL mounts

Kipon now has a full set of adapters for Leica M and SL mounts (picture above: Summilux cinema lens + IB/E S35-FF 8K expander + KIPON PL-SL + Leica SL camera):

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Handevision IBERIT lenses for Leica SL

At the 2017 CP+ show in Japan last week, Handevision had on display a new 35mm f/2.4 and 75mm f/2.4 IBERIT lenses for Leica SL mount. Currently there are already five Handevision IBERIT lenses for Leica M mount (24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 90mm, all f/2.4) and they will all be available in SL mount as […]

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Deal of the day: Leica SL Typ 601 camera now $800 off (limited time offer)

For a limited time Amazon is selling the Leica SL Typ 601 mirrorless full frame camera at a $804 discount (or 11% off) with free prime shipping. Please note that this offer is available directly from Amazon (with full US warranty, ships from and sold by This type of Amazon sales usually last just a few hours. The current MSRP […]

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The sensor inside the Leica M10 is not the same as the sensor in the Leica SL

After publishing his Leica M10 review last week, Sean Reid ( posted a new article comparing the color, resolution and noise performance (at various ISO levels) of the Leica M10, M 240 and SL cameras. With Sean’s permission, I will share two conclusions from his review (Reid Reviews accepts no advertising and is supported by […]

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Leica digest: Leica M11, Leica Q Ostrich Style, M 240 price drop in Europe, Leica SL shift adapter and more

→ 5DayDeal is back with an all-new 2017 complete photography bundle with $2,200+ worth of photography training and tools for $97 (96% savings). → Reminder: Don’t like the Leica M10? The Leica M11 has already been trademarked. → After the M10 announcement, the first Leica M 240 price cuts appeared in Europe. The US pricing of […]

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Firmware update 2.2 for Leica SL and Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH available today

A new firmware update 2.2 for the Leica SL mirrorless camera (previously reported here) with improved support for Leica Image Shuttle software and Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens was released today (direct download link):

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