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More Leica rumors: 35mm f/1 or f/0.95 lens and limited edition Andy Summers camera

Two more Leica rumors: There could be a new 35mm f/1 or f/0.95 M-mount lens. I am not sure if this will be under the Noctilux brand as I already reported a few months ago or it will be one of the new lenses from the rumored Leica-Zenit joint venture. There are also rumors about a new Andy […]

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Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens gets smashed in checked luggage

Ouch! Posted by Leica Rumors on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 In case you missed my Facebook post from three days ago – this smashed $10,995 silver Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens should be your reminder to never check-in your camera gear when flying:

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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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