Leica Price Increase Coming April 1, 2021

Today, Leica has announced an upcoming price increase going into effect April 1, 2021. While impacting nearly every current product, the increases are not uniform across the board. The amount will vary on a pe...

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm f/2 ASPH

Today, Leica has announced the latest addition to the Leica APO-Summicron-SL lineup, the APO-Summicron-SL 28mm f/2 ASPH. Joining the existing four lenses ranging from 35 to 90mm, the new 28mm is the first of the three promised wide-angle Summicron-SL lenses t...

Leica Price Increase Coming Jan 1, 2020

Leica has announced an upcoming price increase, going into effect on January 1, 2020. This price increase affects most Leica products, from cameras and lenses to accessories like batteries and lens caps. On av...

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH Now Shipping

Today, Leica has announced that the highly anticipated APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH L-Mount prime lens will start shipping immediately with a price tag of $4,495. The 50mm APO-Summicron-SL joins the existing roster of reference-class APO-Summicron-SL l...

Leica Adds Three More SL Prime Lenses to Roadmap

At the press event today, Leica announced three new SL lenses. Slated to be released in 2020, these new optics will add fast, wide-angle primes to the system. With focal lengths of 21, 24 and 28mm, all lenses feature an f/2 maximum aperture. Also, while unusua...

Photokina 2018: Day 0 – Leica Press Event

Alright, so Photokina 2018 hasn't actually started yet. But that didn't stop Leica from making a bunch of announcements today at their special press event. I arrived at the event in time to get my ticket with t...

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH Review

The Leica SL System continues to grow and mature. Two and a half years since the SL (Typ 601) launched, Leica’s focus is now on expanding the lens lineup. The 24-90 and 90-280, the first two SL lenses, are the ...