Category Archives: Leica

Leica SL Typ 601 firmware update 3.2 released

Leica SL Typ 601 firmware update 3.2 released. New firmware update version 3.2 brings improved support for Leica flashes. AF Position can be locked to avoid unwanted changes and a new menu item added with new power saving mode. Leica SL ($7,450 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) features a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor adapted from the Leica Q and offers a built-in SXAG 4.4MP resolution EVF and aContinue Reading

Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH lens officially announced

The Leica Super Vario Elmar SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH is a new wide-angle zoom lens for the Leica SL camera. With the Vario-Elmarit–SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH and the APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm F2.8-4, the Leica SL system now covers a combined focal range of 16mm to 280mm. The lens will be available at Leica stores, boutiques, and dealers worldwide startingContinue Reading

Leica SL Type 601 firmware update 3.1 released

Leica released a new firmware update V3.1 for the SL Typ 601 full-frame mirrorless camera. The company also announced the release of its Summilux-SL 50 mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens. New firmware update version 3.1 brings improved support for Summilux-SL 1:1.4/50 ASPH. It also improves overall color balance for JPG files under certain light situations. Leica SL ($7,450 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) features a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor adapted from the Leica QContinue Reading

Leica announces the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 ASPH lenses

Leica officially announces the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 ASPH short telephoto lenses for its SL full-frame mirrorless camera. The APO-Summicron-SL 75mm and 90mm F2 ASPH lenses feature an apochromatic design to reduce chromatic aberration, a single aspherical element and minimum focusing distances of 0.5 and 0.6 meters, respectively. Both lenses have aContinue Reading

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 coming in 2018

Leica Camera is rumored to announce a new SL lens soon. The product in question is the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2. This will be the fourth Summicron lens for the SL system. Those were the 35mm, 75mm and 90mm lenses with maximum f/2 aperture. Actually 50mm was missing in the lineup and looks like the companyContinue Reading

New Firmware for All Leica M Cameras Released

Leica released a new firmware update for all of their Leica M cameras with added support for the latest two lenses. These lenses are the new Noctilux-M 75 f/1.25 ASPH and Thambar-M 90 f/2.2.  Japanese website Nokishita has also discovered a new Leica Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH lens is listed in the new firmware update (binary editor address: 3DEEC3).  You canContinue Reading

Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. Lens Announced, Price $12,795

Leica has just announced a new low-light monster, the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. lens. According to Leica, the new lens boasts ‘impeccable speed’ and ‘exceptional imaging performance’ as well as “hair-thin depth of focus [that] isolates subjects with extreme precision.” The upgraded features of the Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. open up entirely new opportunitiesContinue Reading

Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens Becomes Official

Alongside the Leica CL, the iconic photography brand is further diversifying the APS-C system’s portfolio of lenses by introducing the Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH., the smallest-in-class wide-angle lens with supreme imaging performance. The Leica CL and Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH will both be available from Leica stores, boutiques and dealers at theContinue Reading

Leica CL Mirrorless Camera Officially Announced

Leica CL mirrorless camera now officially announced. The camera is the forth in the series of APS-C L-mount cameras.  The Leica CL makes it simple to incorporate the art of photography into one’s daily life. The new mirrorless is a thoroughly modern ILC, with a 24MP sensor, 10 fps continuous shooting and 4K/30p video capture. Continue Reading

Voigtlander announces NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 lens for Leica M-mount

Voigtlander officially announced a new NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens for Leica M-mount and a new 40mm viewfinder. The lens construction consists of 8 elements in 6 groups with 10 diaphragm blades. The US pricing of the lens is not yet announced. Expect the price of the NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 lens for Leica M-mount to be the same with SonyContinue Reading