Announcing the New 28mm F5.6 Summaron M

Leica has announced a new lens in their M lens line up. With this new lens, Leica takes a more classic approach. The new 28mm Summaron-M models itself after the old 28mm Summaron screw mount lens from the mid-1950s. Known for its extreme compactness and large depth of...

The “0.95 Edition” Noctilux

The Noctilux 0.95 Edition is one of the most unique noctilux lenses ever to roll off Leica's production lines in Wetzlar.  Built to resolve past the capabilities that are known in any other fast primes or even the faculties of human vision, the Noctilux is a legendary benchmark...

Focusing on the Essential: New Products from Leica

Focusing on the Essential

Leica has released several exciting new products, and there are more on the way! Here at Made in Wetzlar we are keeping you up to date with all the new products from Leica, and providing you with the latest information on how you can order...

Leica Frankfurt Edition Cameras

These special edition camera kits from Leica were built exclusively for the Leica Flagship store in Frankfurt Germany. The Leica M and T Frankfurt edition cameras come in a historically unique grey finish. Both of these cameras come with special edition handmade Oberwerth bags that have the "Galerie Frankfurt"...

Atypical Visoflex Units

I recently had a couple unique Visoflex pieces come through my Leica Boutique in Rancho Mirage. I thought I would share a little bit about them and some photos here with you all. 

The photos below are of a Visoflex II set in grey crinkle paint...

The Leica 50mm F1.4 Summilux Black Paint

This Leica 50mm1.4 Summilux black paint, #1661029, is in wonderful condition with only minor patina.  I rate this one cosmetically at (9) condition.  These early Summilux lenses also have an optical quality, which is very pleasing.  This is a very early sample from 1959, which has the red scale...

1957 Production 5cm, 2.0 Ridgid Summicron in black Paint

This is an Exceptionally rare, 1957 Production 5cm, 2.0 Ridged Summicron in black Paint #1465745.

The batch of lenses in black paint from 1957 are typically found on the Leica MP Black Paint from the same year.  There were only 138 MP's produced in black paint, so one can deduce...

Leica MP Gold PRC Set

Sixty of these MP gold sets were made to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China in 2009.  The body, #3831507,  is gold plated and covered in red calf's skin.  The lens is the 50mm1.4 Asph, #4073368.  This set does not have the...

Leica MP Hammertone LHSA Set

This camera commemorated the 35th anniversary of the Leica Historical Society of America.  The 35mm2.0 lens included in the set is special as it is designed with cosmetic features of the original 8-element 35mm2.0 Summicron lens.  The aperture ring is extended to facilitate adjustment with the lens...

Your Leica: Wayne Serrano

Wayne Serrano is a California-based photographer specializing in editorial, corporate, commercial, documentary and photo-journalistic assignments. He also conducts photography workshops, one-to-one photography sessions and leads photo excursion walkabouts throughout San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area.

A look into Wayne’s bag provides a look at...

Leica Announces the 28mm Summilux-M

The wait is over! The 28mm Summilux-M is finally here, and we are very excited about this news! The Leica Summilux-M 28mm F/1.4 APSH is the first Leica M lens to combine F/1.4 and the classic wide-angle focal length of 28mm which works seemlesly in the 0.72 rangefinder of your...

Leica Black Chrome Lenses

Give your Leica a classic look with the new Black Chrome 50mm Summilux-M ASPH and 35mm Summicron-M ASPH. The matte black finish over a brass body gives these lenses a classic look and feel. The 50mm Summilux features a different outer design then the current model. Harkening back to...

Leica M Edition 60 Overview

With the tradition of film and the technology of the digital age, the Leica M Edition 60 brings the best of both worlds together. From first touch the steel silky finish of the Leica M Edition 60 feels solid in your hand. The four functions of the camera; Aperture, Shutter speed,...

Photokina 2014! News and Products from Leica

We are very excited to see what Leica has for us here at Photokina 2014! We will be updating this blog post throughout the duration of Photokina, so that you are kept up to date with all the latest news. 

Be sure to check out all of...

Leica Announces the New M-P

For connoisseurs who appreciate the details and want an unobtrusive camera, Leica has announced the Leica M-P. This new M-series rangefinder, features a full-frame 24MP CMOS sensor with an nearly silent shutter.

Marketed as a complement to the original Leica M Typ 240, which will remain...

New Macro Tube Set for the Leica M Typ 240

Every now then a small product hits the market without much notice despite its versatility and utility. The new Novoflex LEM/VIS II adapter set is one such item.

This nifty set for Leica M mount functions in two ways and will expand the possibilities of your...