These Leica Lenses Render a Medium Format-Like Look You’ll Adore

These lenses have a look that’s bigger than full frame!

In the past few years, super-fast aperture lenses have become a bit of a trend. Photographers love the look they can deliver: a medium format look on the full-frame format. That’s why lenses like those aren’t just for bokeh lovers. They’re also for those of us who want a completely different look. So, we dove into our Reviews Index to search for some of the best Leica lenses for just that occasion.

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The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f1.25 ASPH Has All The Bokeh for $12,795

The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f1.25 ASPH is bound to appeal to portrait photographers

It’s been some time since we’ve seen a truly super fast aperture lens from Leica, but today we’re getting the new Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f1.25 ASPH. This lens is designed for M mount cameras; but with a depth of field so shallow at f1.25 when shot wide open, I’d really ensure that your camera’s rangefinder is calibrated to the absolute best that it can be. It’s bound to appeal to portrait photographers and those who like Leica M mount lenses and then adapt them to their other camera systems will really appreciate what’s possible here. Leica lenses have always been incredibly sharp and gorgeous in their renditions, but they’re also really only been able to be fully realized by their own cameras because of the way that rangefinders work and how the light travels through their own lenses.

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