The compact lens offers an 18mm full-frame equivalent focal length with a fast F1.7 aperture. It's set to go on sale 'late July' for $499.99.
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May 9, 2022 at 12:37
The firmware updates for the Leica SL2-S and SL2 bring a slew of new and improved functionality to Leica’s full-frame mirrorless camera systems.
May 5, 2022 at 16:37
If you want to own a piece of Leica history, now is your chance. The Swedish auction house, Auctionet, has listed six Leica cameras up for sale. Leica built each camera for the Swedish military in the 1950s, and five of them come with matching Elmar lenses.
May 3, 2022 at 14:57
It's been three months since Leica released its M11 full-frame camera system, but a few sharp-eyed viewers have noticed that one of the product mock-ups in the background of one of the scenes looks a lot like a medium format mirrorless camera.
Apr 21, 2022 at 15:00
The exact price increase varies from one product to the next, but based on a comprehensive chart provided by Leica Japan, cameras, lenses and accessories will see price increases between 3-15%.
Apr 19, 2022 at 15:06
The adapter features a rotary dial that can be turned to select the focal length of the attached lens so the focal length information can be sent to the compatible E-mount camera to embed in EXIF data and to use for in-body image stabilization.
Apr 15, 2022 at 13:00
Over sixty years after this camera was prototyped at its headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany, a collection of various prototype models and components is expected to go up for auction at the 40th Leitz Photographica Auction.
lens newsApr 13, 2022 at 13:43
As with all MS Optics, this Sonnetar 50mm F1.3 lens for Leica M-mount cameras is handmade by Mr. Sadayasu Miyazaki in Chiba, Japan.
lens newsApr 7, 2022 at 15:17
In addition to the new matte black paint job, the lens also gets an updated lens hood that is now integrated into the lens so you don’t have to screw it in every time you want to use it.
Mar 29, 2022 at 17:49
The camera is one of just 23 0-Series units manufactured and was personally owned and used by Oskar Barnack, the inventor of 35mm still photography, before being passed down to his son, Conrad.
Mar 4, 2022 at 15:54
Leica's Q2 Monochrom camera gets the signature 'Reporter' treatment, which sees it coated with a new army green paint and wrapped in a Kevlar 'body armor.'
lens newsFeb 16, 2022 at 19:04
The compact prime lens is fully manual and will come in both black and silver colorways for Leica VM-mount and Leica screw mount thread (L39) camera systems.
Feb 9, 2022 at 14:27
The Leica L1 and L2 timepieces, which were originally announced back in 2018, are currently available at select Leica stores for $10K and $14K, respectively. At least you still get the iconic 'red dot.'
Film Friday: Light Lens Lab shows off its new 35mm F2 collapsible lens for Leica M-mount and screw mount cameras
lens newsJan 28, 2022 at 14:00
Chinese lens manufacturer Light Lens Lab has shown off a prototype of its forthcoming 35mm F2 collapsible lens, which is set to be released in the coming months for the Leica L39 screw mount.
In this photo gallery we're taking a visual tour of the M11, and comparing it against two classic M-mount rangefinders, the M4-P from the 1980s, and the M7 – Leica's first true electronic multi-mode rangefinder, from the early 2000s.
Sunshine, showers, fog and a civil rights march - it must be January in Seattle. Since it was launched last week we've been out and about with the Leica M11, and we've prepared a gallery of samples from our pre-production camera. Click through to check them out.
Jan 17, 2022 at 14:00
The Leica M11 is a great platform for M-mount lenses, but arguably, its modern capabilities bring into question the future of a camera that builds so much on heritage.
The M11 is the latest in the Leica's series of rangefinder cameras, which date back to the early years of the 20th century. While it may look like Leicas of the past, it offers technology that 20th Century film photographers could never have imagined.
sample galleryJan 13, 2022 at 14:00
The Leica M11 includes numerous updates, but for many the headline feature will be the camera's 60MP BSI CMOS sensor. How do those beautiful Leica lenses hold up to high resolution? Check out our sample gallery from DPReview TV to find out.
camera newsJan 13, 2022 at 14:00
Leica has announced the M11, the newest member of its M-series rangefinder line of cameras. It's headline spec is a new 60MP BSI CMOS sensor, but it also includes useful features like a larger battery, internal storage, a redesigned baseplate and more.
Dec 9, 2021 at 20:42
Leica says the Q2 Reporter camera is 'specifically crafted to meet the challenges of reportage and press photography.' Aside from the green paint scheme and Kevlar body wrap, however, it remains unchanged from the standard Q2.
Nov 29, 2021 at 16:53
Last month, we wrote about the upcoming 39th Leitz Photographica Auction. It has since finished, and there were some huge hammer prices for many items, including a rare Zeiss Ikon Contax rifle and a very are black Leica MP Black Paint No. 55 camera.
Venus Optics announces the Laowa 85mm F5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO, the world’s smallest 2x macro lens for FF mirrorless cameras
Nov 29, 2021 at 14:56
The lens offers a 2x magnification ratio in a compact form factor that weighs around 250g (9oz). It’s available for Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
lens newsNov 16, 2021 at 18:27
The new TTartisan 28mm F5.6 manual prime lens for Leica M mount cameras weighs just 151g and measures only 19mm (.7") long.
Film Friday: This pink, hand-painted Leica M4 celebrates Japan’s national flower, the cherry blossom
Oct 29, 2021 at 19:24
This one-off sakura-inspired Leica M4 was made to celebrate Japan Camera Hunter's 10th anniversary and showcases a flower synonymous with Japan, the cherry blossom.
lens newsOct 19, 2021 at 14:53
The M-mount Voigtlander 90mm F2.8 Apo-Skopar M-mount lens can now be pre-ordered for $799 at authorized Voigtlander retailers.
Oct 8, 2021 at 14:00
In 1914, in Wetzlar, Germany, inventor and visionary Oskar Barnack captured the first photograph taken with a Leica camera, the Ur-Leica.
Oct 4, 2021 at 18:37
The 39th edition of the Leitz Photographica Auction will take place next month in Austria. The auction includes many rare cameras and lenses, including a stunning Leica MP, a very rare prototype lens and much more interesting equipment from photography's storied past.
lens newsOct 1, 2021 at 19:57
Omnar Lenses is a collaboration between photography publication 35mmc and manual lens specialist Skyllaney Opto-Mechanics.
Sep 27, 2021 at 16:48
In 2018, Pixii announced its first product, the Pixii camera. The 12MP digital rangefinder eschewed a rear display and card slot. Now, Pixii has a new version of its camera, featuring the same design but a different 26MP image sensor.
Sep 9, 2021 at 18:42
The Leica Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera will be limited to 250 units and retail (body-only) for $7,995.
Aug 30, 2021 at 19:57
LEGO Ideas user Pandis Pandus has created a LEGO Ur-Leica camera. The camera, released in 1914, could become an actual LEGO set if it gets enough support on LEGO Ideas. The Ur-Leica was the first camera to use the now-standard 35mm format.
Jul 29, 2021 at 18:48
Leica has released its first smartphone, the Leitz Phone 1. The phone features iconic Leica styling, a 20.2MP 1"-type image sensor and much more.
Jul 19, 2021 at 17:51
The unusual Leica/Hughes Leitz 17mm F2 prototype fisheye lens currently for sale at Leica Store Lisse in the Netherlands. The 12kg lens is one of a kind, and the owner is asking for offers starting at just over $47,000.
Jul 8, 2021 at 02:00
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a fast short-tele zoom for Micro Four Thirds. We got hands-on with this video-optimized lens to take a closer look at what it offers.
lens newsJul 8, 2021 at 02:00
Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH, a fast short-telephoto zoom for the Micro Four Thirds system.
videoJun 28, 2021 at 18:05
Whether or not you find this video humorous might depend on whether you have a Leica sitting on your shelf or not.
Jun 25, 2021 at 13:00
With limited quantities available and selling for roughly $350 (USD), this re-housed Lomo lens – from the brand PPP – offers a unique 'dreamy' output. Our pals over at 35mmc got their hands on an early model and have a full review and samples.
Jun 21, 2021 at 14:46
Leica Rumors has released its first batch of wooden Leica M3 replicas that are constructed entirely of wood and retail for just $89.
Jun 8, 2021 at 15:51
In 1966, Zeiss designed a 50mm F0.7 lens for NASA for its Apollo missions. Zeiss made only 10 of these lenses, six of which went to NASA. One of these lenses is now up for auction by Leitz Photographica Auction, and organizers believe the lens could sell for nearly $150,000.
May 20, 2021 at 17:30
Some cameras are worth money to collectors even when they can't be used to capture photos. A charred Leica M4 and Summicron 50mm F2 lens recently sold at auction in the United Kingdom for over $2,000 USD.
May 17, 2021 at 15:07
In addition to the Leica-branded Summicron lens and 20MP 1-inch sensor, the Aquos R6 also features a 240Hz OLED display with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset inside.
sample galleryMay 13, 2021 at 13:00
A production copy of the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm F2.8 ASPH just arrived in our offices, and we've taken advantage of an unbroken few days of sunny spring weather to start a gallery of photos, on the Leica SL2.
lens newsMay 12, 2021 at 15:06
At a quick glance, you might even think this ultra-fast prime was a first-party Leica lens, thanks to its similar design and typeface used for markings on the lens.
lens newsMay 6, 2021 at 19:01
The lens remains the widest shift lens for full-frame cameras, with the new Leica L and Pentax K mount versions rounding out the Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony E mount options from launch.
lens newsMay 6, 2021 at 13:00
Leica has introduced its Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm F2.8 ASPH lens for full-frame L-mount bodies. The lens has three aspherical elements, a stepping motor for autofocus and an 11-blade aperture. It's now available for $2795.
May 4, 2021 at 18:03
The update improves autofocus capabilities and adds a collection of new and improved video features to Leica's 24MP full-frame camera system.
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