Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. Lens Officially Announced

Leica has just announced the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. lens. This is the new low-light monster and according to Leica, it boasts ‘impeccable speed’ and ‘exceptional imaging performance’ as well as “hair-thin depth of focus [that] isolates subjects with extreme precision.”

The Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. is the ideal optic in portrait and close-up photography, including a shallower depth of focus than that of the Noctilux-M 50 mm f/0.95 ASPH. and a close focusing distance of 0.85m, making for a reproduction ratio of 1:8.8 for even more precise isolation of subjects. Additionally, the eleven blades of its iris ensure a soft and harmonious bokeh in out-of-focus areas.

The Leica Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH will be available at Leica Stores, Boutiques and Dealers at the beginning of 2018. According to Leica, the lens will retail for $12,795. … Continue reading


Leica TL2 Firmware Update Version 1.2 Released

Leica released firmware updated version 1.2 for the Leica TL2 mirrorless camera.

This new firmware adds support for the new compact prime Elmarit-TL 18 f/2.8 ASPH lens. The new optic consists of 8 elements (4 of which are aspherical,) a minimum focus distance of 30cm and a light weight of only 80g.

The new Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH, in black or silver anodized finish, will be $1,295.00. You can pre-order Leica CL. at AmazonB&H Photo Video & Adorama.com … Continue reading


Leica CL Camera and Elmarit-TL 18mm F2.8 ASPH Lens Announced

Leica has just officially announced the new mirrorless camera: Leica CL. It is a compact APS-C camera with a touchscreen LCD, customizable twin dials and a beautiful 2.36M-dot EVF, featuring  an ISO range of 100-50000 and shoots at up to 10 fps, 4K/30p video and Wi-Fi for transferring photos to a smartphone.

Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm F2.8 ASPH lens is a compact fixed prime lens, featuring  8 elements (4 of which are aspherical,) a minimum focus distance of 30cm and a light weight of only 80g.

The Leica CL and Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH will both be available from Leica stores, boutiques and dealers at the end of November. The Leica CL body, in black anodized finish, will be $2,795.00 while the Prime and Vario Kits will be $3,795.00 and $3,995.00 respectively. The new Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH, in black or silver anodized finish, will be $1,295.00. You can pre-order Leica CL at AmazonB&H Photo Video & Adorama.com … Continue reading


Leica M10 Firmware 1.9.4.0 Released

Leica camera released a new firmware update version 1.9.4.0 for the M10 mirrorless camera.

Leica M10 is a digital rangefinder model in the renowned M-System lineup. The full-frame mirrorless comes with 24-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with better dynamic range, sharpness, resolution, and contrast rendition.

You can find the firmware details which provides improvements of SD card compatibility. Download link as follows. … Continue reading


Leica TL2 becomes official with 24MP sensor and 4K video

Leica TL2 is an APS-C mirrorless camera with a body crafted from a single block of aluminum. It features a 24MP sensor and faster processor than the original TL.

The mirrorless interchangeable lens camera supports for TL (crop) and SL (full-frame) lenses. Leica TL2 specs includes 4K video recording (30p)20fps continuous shooting using the new electronically controlled shutter. It also gains a Type-C USB 3.0 connector and HDMI output. Leica also claims faster startup times, faster focus and an eight-fold increase in touchscreen responsiveness.

The Leica TL2 remains compatible with the Visoflex Typ 020 2.36M-dot EVF. The camera is available in either Silver or Black anodized finish with a price for $1,950… Continue reading


First Leica TL2 specs leaked on the web

First Leica TL2 specs has been leaked on the web. The mirrorless camera to be announced on July 10th.

When we look at the first Leica TL2 specs, we see that it will have a 24MP APS-c image sensor with 4K video recording. The official announcement of the shooter might bring the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens.

Leica TL2 price is expected to be around $2,000. As a note the current TL model is priced at $1,499. Let’s have a look at more Leica TL2 specs. … Continue reading


Leica M10 Firmware 1.3.4.0 Now Available for Download

Leica camera released a new firmware update version 1.3.4.0 for the M10 mirrorless camera.

Leica M10 is a digital rangefinder camera that comes with 24-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. The full-frame mirrorless model offers better dynamic range, sharpness, resolution, and contrast rendition.

You can find the firmware details which provides additional bug fixes and minor improvements. Download link as follows. … Continue reading


New Leica M10 Comes with a Thinner Body, ISO Dial, and Wi-Fi

Leica M10 mirrorless camera officially announced with a thinner body, ISO dial, and Wi-Fi.. This is the latest digital rangefinder model in the renowned M-System lineup.

Leica M10 is a new 24-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with better dynamic range, sharpness, resolution, and contrast rendition.

The digital M-system rangefinder camera provides a top plate depth of only 33.75 millimeters, a whole four millimeters less than that of its close relative, the Leica M (Typ 240).  The new model offers an improved viewfinder with a magnification factor of 0.73 and a 50% higher eye-point.

Leica M10 specs also include a top-mounted ISO setting dial, a new Maestro II image processor, 5fps max shooting, a scratch-resistant 1.04M-dot rear LCD, and built-in Wi-Fi.

The new Leica M10 will be available in black and silver starting January 19th, 2017, with a price tag of $6,595. … Continue reading


First Leica M10 specs leaked on the web

First Leica M10 specs has been surfaced on the web. The upcoming full-frame camera will have a new 24-megapixel image sensor.

According to the recent leak, Leica M10 specs will include a 24MP full-frame sensor, MAESTROII image processing engine. The camera will also have 5fps continuous shooting speed.

The official announcement of the camera should take place on January 18, 2017. More buzz after the break! … Continue reading


Leica SL Camera Firmware Update V2.2 Released

Leica released a new firmware V2.2 for the SL full-frame mirrorless camera. Along with the system upgrade, the company also announced the Summilux-SL 50 mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens.

Leica SL camera firmware update V2.2 adds improvement support for Leica Image Shuttle software. Also the shutter speed limitation reduced when shooting with 6-bit coded Leica M-Lenses.

Leica SL camera features a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor and currently selling for $7450. The camera is capable of 4096 x 2160 4K video at 24 fps, offering 4:2:0 internal recording or 4:2:2 over HDMI. … Continue reading