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7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens pre-production preview and sample photos

35mmc published their first quick preview with some sample photos of the previously rumored 7Artisans 35mm f/2 rangefinder coupled lens. Their conclusion:

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7Artisans 35mm f/2 full frame lens for Leica M-mount (rangefinder coupled) coming soon

   A quick update on the upcoming 7Artisans 35mm f/2 full frame rangefinder coupled lens for Leica M-mount: “7Artisans 35mm f/2 lens for Leica M Mount cameras. And unlike their 50mm f/1.1 lens, the aperture lens of the 35 f/2 will have clicks! The de-clicked aperture ring on the 50 f/1.1 lens is probably the biggest complaint […]

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Lens hood for the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 Leica M-mount lens

In my 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 Leica M-mount lens review I promised to post an update on the lens hood I selected for my 7Artisans lens. I purchased this 55mm black metal vented lens hood from eBay for… $1.83… yes, this was including shipping and handling from China. There are many similar options on eBay – […]

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7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 Leica M-mount lens review

Leica lenses have excellent image quality combined with a solid build. Zeiss and Voigtlander also produce some stellar optics. I have always been interested in other “cheap” third party options for the Leica M mount. Several manufacturers produce M mount lenses, but most are not rangefinder coupled (for example Meyer-Optik-Görlitz). Handevision was one of the first brands to […]

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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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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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