Thumb Prints & Signatures - The Leica 50mm f1 Noctilux-M - Is this the Most Legendary Leica Lens?

More often than not, the term “legendary” is used quite loosely when talking about older lenses but rarely do you hear about a lens that is hailed as “magical”. Enter the 50mm f/1 Noctilux, a lens that offers truly legendary properties that produce magical results. Stemming from the Latin word “Noct” for the night and “Lux” as in a unit of light measurement, the 50mm f1 Noctilux is unlike any lens that came before it.

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Thumb Prints & Signatures - The Leica CM

The Leica CM is a compact point and shoot film camera built with a titanium body and houses a 40mm f2.4 Summarit lens. This lens encompasses the final design Leica made for the 40mm focal length. Even though this lens was built for the Leica CM, Leica took the design of the 40mm f2 Summicron-C and refined it into a sharp lens with modern characteristics.

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New Firmware for Leica Q2, M10, and SL2 cameras

Leica announces several major firmware updates for the Leica Q2, SL2 and SL2-S, and Leica M10. All of us at Leica Store San Francisco are very excited to bring these updates to you and share some of the interesting features that will be coming to the Leica cameras you already own. We have taken the time to go through all of the technical release notes on each firmware and highlight why they matter to you and what you can expect from these new updates coming to your Leica camera.

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A Hands on Review of The Much Anticipated Leica M11

After much rumor and speculation, the Leica M11 is finally here. It is the fifth generation of the digital rangefinder (M8, M9, M240, M10), and comes sixty-eight years after the M3, Leica’s first “M.” Since that time, not only is the form of the camera very similar, but the lens “bayonet” mount has not changed, so compatibility with vintage lenses is always an option. With the release of this new camera, it shows that Leica continues to stay true to its heritage, while also bringing ready to shine far into the future with many design and performance upgrades.

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