New Safari and Silver Leica Summicron-M Lenses

Today, Leica has announced new finish options for three Summicron-M lenses. Two lenses, the 28mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH and 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH, will be available as Safari editions in olive green enam...

Leica Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH

Today, Leica has announced a new addition to the venerable M lens roster, the Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH. As the fastest 90mm lens Leica has ever produced, the new 90mm Summilux-M follows in the footsteps of t...

Leica Introduces Three Limited Production M Lenses

Today, Leica has announced three new limited production M lens variants. The three lenses are all current offerings within the M lens lineup, but will be produced in limited quantities with unique finishes. In fact, all three are entirely unique to these lens...

Free M-Adapter-L with Purchase of a Leica CL

Leica USA just announced a new promotion for the recently introduced Leica CL. From now until September 30, 2018, anyone who purchases a new Leica CL Body or the Leica CL Vario Kit  will receive a Black Leica M...

What’s In Our Camera Bags

My colleagues and I are often asked “What do you shoot with?”and what we take with us when we shoot (not to mention how we choose from a seemingly limitless number of camera bags). Being exposed to the full lin...

Leica Prices Increasing on May 1st

On May 1, 2018 Leica is increasing prices on a range of products by an average of about 5%. Affected products include most M bodies (film and digital), nearly all M lenses, the black Q, TL2, S (Typ 007), many S lenses and a few other items (66 in total). To qu...

A Look at the New Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

Starting with the Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 last year, Leica has started reissuing classic lenses from their past, keeping the original optical designs while implementing modern manufacturing and lens coatings. Thi...

Leica Announces Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH

Today, Leica has announced a new M lens, the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. The fastest 75mm lens Leica has ever produced. At first blush, this lens seems an odd decision. But, the idea of a 75mm Noctilux isn't s...

Leica Prices Going up on May 1st

On May 1st, prices on a bunch of Leica products are going up. For the most part, the increases aren't major, and don't impact all products across the board. The entire SL System is unchanged. S lenses remain th...

Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Review: A New Standard

Back at Photokina 2016, I had the pleasure of sitting down and discussing SL lenses with Peter Karbe, the head of optics at Leica. You can click the link to read the full interview, which has some great info, but the main takeaway is this: the SL lenses repres...