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 Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH

Back in November, Leica announced the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH, one of the most exotic M lenses made to date, with an amazingly complex optical design and some very exotic glass. It's also the largest and he...

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...