Tag Archives: L-Mount

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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There will be 42 L-Mount lenses by the end of 2020

The Leica L-mount will have over 42 lenses in total by the end of 2020: More than 10 Panasonic Lumix lenses by the of 2020 18 Leica lenses by the end of 2020 14 Sigma lenses in 2019 and a lens mount converter Here is the updated Panasonic Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap: Panasonic Lumix S […]

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Panasonic Lumix S full-frame mirrorless camera system with Leica L-mount officially announced

Today Panasonic officially announced their Lumix S mirrorless system with Leica L-mount as a part of the new L-Mount Alliance: Press release: Lumix S1 | Lumix S1R | S lenses Panasonic LUMIX PRO service launched Lumis S official website Panasonic Lumix S system intro/hands-on videos Sample photos Lumix S cameras pre-order links: Adorama | B&H | Park Cameras | WEX Lumix S lenses pre-order links: Adorama | B&H | Park Cameras | WEX Panasonic DMW-BGS1 […]

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Panasonic Lumix S mirrorless cameras and lenses with Leica L-mount leaked online prior to the announcement tonight (big, heavy and expensive)

Tonight Panasonic will officially announce their new mirrorless cameras and lenses with Leica L-mount. The new Panasonic S cameras are actually bigger and heavier than the Leica SL. The prices are also significantly higher when compared to other Japanese manufacturers ($3,000 for a 50mm f/1.4 lens, FYI the Leica SL 50mm f/1.4 is $5,295, the […]

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Panasonic Lumix S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras with Leica L-mount to be announced this week

Late Thursday night or early Friday morning this week Panasonic will officially announce their new Lumix S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras with Leica L-mount as a part of the recently founded L-Mount Alliance. Here is the Panasonic teaser:

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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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The upcoming Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH lens spotted at the 2018 LHSA meeting in Wetzlar

The upcoming Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH full frame mirrorless lens for L-mount is expected to be announced in the first half of 2019. Macfilos spotted the lens at the 2018 LHSA meeting in Wetzlar – they even showed the MTF chart:

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