Anything to do with the bi-annual Photokina event, held in September.

Leica Event in Cologne 2012

Leica has scheduled an exclusive event in Köln (Cologne) Germany on September 17th, 2012 (the day before the start of Photokina 2012). Promising to focus on the "exclusive premiere of precision photographic tools." The rumors include a new Leica M10, a redesigned Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH and a new Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4. Read more below for the full invitation:

Stefan Daniel Interview Offers Clues

In a new THEME interview with Stefan Daniel - he offers some tantalizing clues on the future direction of Leica, the "M10" and more. Read more below for the highlights of the interview.

Plustek OpticFilm 120 Information

It seems some information has leaked out about the upcoming Plustek OpticFilm 120 scanner. Rumor is it will be out in September (Photokina release likely) but no word yet pricing. Read more below for the full specs:


SLR Magic Announces HyperPrime CINE 50mm T0.95 M-mount Lens

As we posted earlier a new lens would be coming in January - it's here!

SLR Magic opens up the M mount lens lineup with the new SLR Magic HyperPrime CINE 50mm T0.95 ultra fast normal focal length lens. The world's fastest interchangeable camera lens with an image circle beyond full frame coverage in its focal length, the SLR Magic HyperPrime CINE 50mm T0.95 concept lens will be publicly available for experience testing in September 2012 at Photokina in Cologne, Germany...