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Leica rumored to introduce an entirely new line of Noctilux lenses

In the past few months I have been receiving tips about various new Noctilux lenses (see this and this post). I finally realized that we are not talking about a single lens here – Leica is rumored to start a whole new separate lens line under the Noctilux name. The upcoming Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH could be the first in […]

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Leica Rumors recap: new Noctilux lens and TL camera

A quick recap of the latest Leica rumors: New Noctilux The latest rumors about a new Leica Noctilux M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens were a bit strange: the actual wording of the leaked document was “NOCTILUX-M 75” and we all just assumed that this will be a new Noctilux M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens. I […]

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More rumors for the new Leica M camera, limited edition Noctilux also a possibility

I received another set of rumored specifications for the new Leica M camera: Dedicated ISO dial – it’s places next to the viewfinder (this was already reported few months ago) 24MP sensor (not 36MP as the last tip I received suggested) New switch under the viewfinder (?) Less but bigger buttons on the back With the […]

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Leica celebrates 50th anniversary of the legendary Noctilux lens

Leica Noctilux: the ‘Light Giant’ turns 50 Fifty years ago, the first Leica Noctilux lens was unveiled at the 1966 Photokina exhibition in Germany, astonishing visitors and industry media with its revolutionary optical performance. In the 1960s, photography enjoyed enormous popularity around the world and demand for high-performance lenses rose dramatically, particularly among professional and […]

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Leica introduces ‘0.95’ line of accessories and limited edition Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens

In addition to the new D-Lux ‘Solid Gray’ camera, Leica also announced a new ‘0.95’ premium accessories collection and a special limited edition Noctilux-M lens: S.T. Dupont for 0.95 Fountain Pen S.T. Dupont for 0.95 Lighter S.T. Dupont for 0.95 Rollerball Pen S.T. Dupont for 0.95 Ballpoint Pen S.T. Dupont for 0.95 Keyring Leica Noctilux-M […]

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New Leica Noctilux lens rumored

Leica is currently testing several new Noctilux lens designs with the goal to release a new version in the near future. Some of the possibilities are: 50mm f/0.95 (just an update of the current version) 35mm f/0.95 35mm f/0.70 (unlikely to go in to production) One of the designs mentioned above could be for the Leica T […]

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This special edition Leica Noctilux f/1 lens comes with its own Elie Bleu humidor

This special edition Leica Noctilux f/1 limited edition lens comes with its own humidor. After 66 bids, the currently price on eBay is $7,800. The lens was originally introduced in May, 2008 with a price tag of 10,000 Euros (the French press release can be found here): Update: the lens sold for $12,768 after 81 […]

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