Tag Archives: Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount

Poll: are you going to buy the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera?

I am genuinely curious here – are you going/planning to buy the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera that is based on the Leica M 240 and will be priced around 4,000-5,000 Euros with the Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens? Maybe the questions should be: are you even remotely considering to buy the new Zenit M? Anyway, here is the poll: […]

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I am confused: the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is designed in Russia, made in… Germany?

This is coming from Dpreview on the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera:

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Zenit and Leica present joint production camera (Zenit M with Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens)

I have been reporting about the Leica – Zenit join venture for a while and today both companies officially presented a new joint production digital rangefinder camera:  Zenit M (based on the Leica M Type 240)  will come with a Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens (previously leaked here). Update: additional information can be found here:

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More Zenit – Leica collaboration rumors: new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount

The Russian company Zenit has a new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount listed in their catalog (pictured above). I already reported rumors about this lens last year. Here is what we know so far: Weight 740 grams Lens design: 9 lenses in 8 groups Filter size: 72 mm The information comes from the Russian […]

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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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