Tag Archives: Noctilux

Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH vs. the new Nikon Z-Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens

Today Nikon officially released the new Z-Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 mirrorless manual focus lens for Nikon Z-mount. Here is a quick size comparison with the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens: See the specifications comparison from between both lenses: Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95- weight: 700g, size: 73 x 75mm, price: $11,295 Nikon Noct 58mm f/0.95 – weight […]

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Leica M10 prototype with 50 Noctilux lens listed for sale on eBay for $35k

  A silver Leica M10 prototype camera #N08 is currently listed for sale on eBay by Setadel Studios together with a matching 50mm Noctilux f/0.95 ASPH with the same serial number (N08). The price is $34,995. Update – this camera is fake: Warning: the Leica M10 N08 camera prototype listed for sale on eBay for $35k is […]

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Chap Olympiad and 50mm Noctilux

The Chap Olympiad and 50mm Noctilux by Roy James Shakespeare The Noctilux f0.95 is a bitch of a lens to use, top heavy, cumbersome, ugly, and a little bit of a monster to control. Discipline and patience is needed to tame this beast, with love and nurturing. I like to shoot directly into the sun […]

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New firmware for all Leica M cameras released, new Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH lens rumors

The first news is that Leica released a new firmware update for all of their Leica M cameras with added support for the latest two lenses: Support for the new Thambar-M 90 f/2.2 Support for the new Noctilux-M 75 f/1.25 ASPH A Bug, that lead to occasional underexposure when using a flash unit, was fixed (for […]

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Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens officially announced

The previously rumored Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens is now officially announced. The US price is $12,795 (EU price: €11,900). Shipping is expected to start in early 2018. Pre-orders are now open: B&H Leica Store Miami Leica Store San Francisco PopFlash Park Camera (UK) The new lens has a shallower depth of focus than that of […]

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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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