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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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Leica M10 lens reports

     Just a quick recap on the Leica M10 lens reports I have done in the past few months (the next M10 report will be on the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount, stay tuned):

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My new Leica M10 macro/product photography setup

The last time I had to do some product shots for the sterling silver soft release buttons I realized my setup sucks – this is what I had – an old light shed with some DIY external lights: You can tell from the picture above that the tent was falling apart. I was just using whatever lighting […]

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Shooting the Milky Way with the Leica M10 (Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 ZM lens review)

General The widest M rectilinear lens that Leica makes today is the 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar ($2,995) if you don’t count the 16-18-21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar-M ($5,195). If you want to go wider, Zeiss and Voigtlander are the only options – Zeiss makes two super wide lenses, while Voigtlander has three: Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZM ($4,600) […]

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Leica M10 lens report: Meyer-Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens

The Meyer-Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 is a full frame lens that is known for its “soap bubble bokeh”. The lens was born from a Kickstarted project in 2015 that raised almost $360,000 and is now available for purchase at B&H. The lens comes in many different mounts, including Leica M. Limited edition titanium and gold […]

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Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f/1.8 VM lens review (with the Leica M10)

Leica M10 lens report: Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f/1.8 VM lens General   The Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f/1.8 VM lens ($699) is a good choice for portrait and general people photography as well as low light photography (see the sample photos further down in this post). No matter how experienced you are with a rangefinder camera, manually focusing […]

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Quick hands-on review of the Handevision IBERIT lenses on a Leica M10 camera

Several readers have been asking me to post some sample photos taken with the new Handevision IBERIT lenses for Leica M mount (check pricing and availability at B&H and Adorama). Here are 37 sphotos taken with the Handevision IBERIT 35mm f/2.4, 50mm f/2.4 and 75mm f/2.4 lenses on a Leica M10 camera (the jpg files are straight from the […]

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