Panasonic reveals Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens
The long-rumored Leica 12mm lens has just been introduced by Panasonic. The rumor mill confirmed it on numerous occasions, but the Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens is finally here. It is rugged, it focuses fast, it compact and lightweight, so it could become a best-selling optic in the Micro Four Thirds sector.
Leica M-D Typ 262 digital rangefinder camera announced
Leica has finally introduced the long-rumored M-D Typ 262 digital rangefinder camera. As revealed by the leaksters, the device does not have a red dot in the front, nor an LCD on the back. Instead, it comes with top and bottom plates made of brass, as well as a quiet shutter in order to get back to the essentials of photography.
More Leica M-D Typ 262 details and price info leaked
Another digital full-frame rangefinder camera will be announced by Leica soon. Sources have just revealed more information about its announcement event, as well as retail price tag. Moreover, we have some new details about its specifications, including the dimensions of the device, which could surprise a few people.
Panasonic to release Leica 12mm lens by the end of 2016
It will be an interesting year for Micro Four Thirds adopters. Both Panasonic and Olympus are planning to introduce new gear, including cameras and lenses. The former is now rumored to launch a new Leica-branded 12mm wide-angle lens in the second half of 2016, so a Photokina 2016 unveiling could be on the cards.
Leica Summilux TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens unveiled
Leica has just introduce a new lens for one of its mirrorless cameras. This time, the MILC has an APS-C sensor and it is the T (Typ 701) model. The prime lens is here to become the new quality standard in the APS-C category and it consists of the Leica Summilux TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. optic.
Leica APO Vario Elmarit SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 lens revealed
Leica has taken its time to introduce a new telephoto zoom lens for its SL-mount. The new APO Vario Elmarit SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 lens has been mentioned before, but its details are finally official. The product will be released soon for a hefty price tag, but it promises to deliver superior image quality and high-end features.
Leica M-D camera rumored to be announced on March 10
Leica will hold a product launch event on or around March 10 in order to reveal a few new products. One of them is a mass-production version of the M Edition 60, which will go by the name of Leica M-D. On the other hand, there will be three new tilt-shift lenses for the Leica SL full-frame mirrorless camera.
Leica SL mirrorless camera to be launched on October 20
An invitation sent by Leica to select people has been leaked on the web. It says that the company will announce something big on October 20. All this happened while the rumor mill revealed details about a Leica SL mirrorless camera, which is most likely the product that will be revealed by the German manufacturer next month.
Leica Q Typ 116 full-frame compact camera becomes official
Sony is not the only digital imaging company which has introduced new products on this day. Leica has also had something to reveal and it consists of a compact camera with a full-frame sensor and a world’s fastest autofocus system in its class. The Leica Q Typ 116 camera is official and it is already available for purchase.
Leica Q specs and photo leaked ahead of official launch
Leica will announce a new compact camera, called Q, sometime next week. The information is coming from a trusted source who has leaked the first Leica Q specs and photo. The shooter will employ a full-frame image sensor and a fixed prime lens which will be aimed at competing against the Sony RX1 line-up.
Leica announces Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens
Leica is back with another official announcement. After introducing a black-and-white rangefinder camera in late April, the German maker has revealed its first 28mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4. The high-end Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens is now official and will be released on the market by the end of June 2015.
Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 mirrorless camera announced
Leica is back! The German manufacturer has just introduced a new rangefinder camera and it will release it on the market soon. However, it only shoots black and white photos and it is quite expensive. Without much further ado, here is the brand new Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 rangefinder interchangeable lens camera.
New Lomography lens for Leica M-mount is in the works
Lomography is rumored to be developing another lens for Leica M-mount and M39/LTM cameras. The new Lomography lens is allegedly a reworked version of an older lens. The most likely candidate is the Jupiter 3 50mm f/1.5 lens and the new version is said to deliver good bokeh as well as good image sharpness.
Leica Summicron-S 100mm f/2 lens specs and photo leaked
A new Leica Summicron-S 100mm f/2 lens for S-series medium format cameras is rumored to be announced at the Photokina 2014. Meanwhile, the first specs list has been leaked on the web along with a photo of the optic. Sources have also revealed the price and release date of the 100mm f/2 lens, so click this article to find them out!
New Leica cameras to be launched at Photokina 2014
Leica is preparing exciting news at the Photokina 2014, when the company will make a “real statement about the brand and plans for the future”. These words come from general manager Jason Heward, amid rumors that new Leica cameras, including new S-series medium format and M Monochrom cameras, are coming in September.
Leica M-S or M-E2 to replace M-E rangefinder at Photokina 2014
Leica appears to be very focused on this year’s edition of the Photokina. The event opens is doors to visitors in mid-September and everybody in the digital imaging world is joining the party. According to inside sources, the Leica M-S or M-E2 is poised to serve as a replacement for the Leica M-E rangefinder camera launched two years ago.
50MP Leica S medium format camera coming at Photokina 2014
Leica is not doing very well and the company’s reputation has been suffering lately. However, the German maker is taking steps to make a comeback and it seems like a new Leica S medium format camera powered by a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor and capable of recording 4K videos is rumored to be unveiled at the Photokina 2014.
Leica T Type 701 mirrorless camera photo and specs leaked
On April 24, Leica will hold a product launch event. During the show, the Germany-based manufacturer will reveal the Leica T Type 701, a mirrorless camera with support for a new interchangeable lens system called T-mount. A photo and some details regarding the device have just showed up on the web and you can see them here!
Panasonic-made Leica T Type 701 to be launched on April 24
A special press event is said to have been scheduled by Leica. It will take place on April 24 in Berlin, Germany. According to inside sources, the German manufacturer will reveal a brand new mirrorless camera with an APS-C image sensor. It might be called Leica T Type 701 and it is rumored to be made by Panasonic.
Sony full frame black and white camera coming within 12 months
The Leica M Monochrom is an expensive camera that sits along in its category of exclusive digital shooters that capture only black and white photos. Everything is about to change as an alleged Sony full frame black and white camera is in the works and it is rumored to be unveiled and released on the market within the next 12 months.
Panasonic introduces Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH lens
Panasonic has already announced the Lumix GM1 camera and the 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 pancake zoom lens, but the day is not over yet. The Japanese manufacturer has had plenty of time to unveil another product: the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH lens, an optic designed for Micro Four Thirds systems, such as the new GM1.