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Leica Announces APO-Summicron 50mm f/2 ASPH Lens in Red

Starting in December, Leica has announced that the APO-Summicron 50mm f/2 ASPH lens will be available in a special edition red anodized finish. There will be only 100 red-colored lenses distributed worldwide and priced at $8,950.00 USD (UK price: £7,575 incl. VAT) each. Read more below for details!

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Leica Announces Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 Lens

Leica has announced the 28mm Summaron-M f/5.6 lens for the Leica M system. The lens is more than just a throwback to a classic design from the mid 1950s. It is a lens from the 1950s, at least optically, featuring the same design as the original. We can assume that the lens features modern coatings, but otherwise, if you are looking for a classic Leica glow, this wide-angle lens might be right up your alley. This lens is available by special order only and full payment of $2,495 USD is required in advance. Read more below for details!

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Leica APO-Macro-Elmarit-TL 60 mm f/2.8 ASPH Announced

Beginning today, a new prime lens is available for the Leica T (Type 701) camera system – the Leica APO-Macro-Elmarit-TL 60 mm f/2.8 ASPH. This lens delivers macro exposures with a reproduction ratio of 1:1 and is available in both black and silver for $1,995 USD.

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Up to $250 Rebate on Zeiss ZM Lenses

Between March 7 and June 30, 2016 you can receive up to a $250 rebate on Zeiss ZM lenses (many of which we have reviewed) purchased from authorized dealers (such as B&H or Adorama). Read more below for details!

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Leica to End 12% Savings in USA

All things must come to an end... Including Leica's seemingly perpetual 12% savings program in the USA launched a year ago on May 1, 2015. Alas, this coming May 10, 2016 will mark the end of the program. Because of the weakness of the Euro to the Dollar exchange rate, the program was renewed an unprecedented twelve times; basically every month. Most M, S and TL lenses are going up with a range of increases from $79-$975 depending on the item. Better hurry! Read more below!

Preview of the APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 Lens

Leica Camera just recently (officially) announced the APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 lens for the Leica SL (Type 601) camera. Check out this hands-on video preview of the lens by Kristen Meister and the full preview article as well.


Leica Announces APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4

Today, Leica Camera has officially announced the Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90–280mm f/2.8-4 that will be available from March 24, 2016 (shipping in April) for $6,395 USD. This fast telephoto zoom lens offers a range of focal lengths that follows on directly from the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–90mm f/2.8–4 ASPH, which launched with the SL camera at the end of last year. Read more below for details and specs!

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