3 Leica Lenses with Bokeh You’ll Love and Possibly Afford!

Bokeh has to be one of the biggest reasons why folks might buy a lens. Leica has always been known to have special bokeh. Portrait photographers, pay attention. We think that these lenses are ones that you’ll truly love. Better yet, we’re not aiming for the most expensive ones either. Here are some of the Leica lenses with bokeh you’ll love that won’t necessarily break the bank.

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The Best Leica Lenses for Street Photography

Street photography is the “thing” you think about often when you consider Leica lenses. They’ve been used on the streets for years before many of us were born. And they’ve been creating and capturing stunning photos the world over. But of what’s currently available, what are the best Leica lenses for street photography? Well, we’re going to share our selections in this roundup with you.

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We Loved These Beautiful Leica Lenses for Portrait Photography

There are very few things that render like Leica lenses. Last year, we spent the entire year reviewing every Leica lens they currently sell. And with that, we found lots of different ways to cater to different crowds. Browse any photography subreddit and you’ll probably find folks talking about the Leicas. Well, we dove into our Guide to Leica Lenses and we found some of our favorite Leica Lenses for portrait photography. They’re right here for you to enjoy.

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The Best Leica Lenses Under $3,000 (With a Gorgeous Render)

“I finally get it,” is what a friend and long-time reader of the Phoblographer told me recently. He tried out a Leica M4-P and realized immediately what he was missing out on. Leica cameras and lenses can’t be understood by looking at measurement charts or reading the comments from trolls on the internet. Like experiencing the perfect couch or bed, it has to happen in person. And once you get a taste, you’ll be hooked. So to help photographers dive in at a more affordable investment, we’re rounding up the best Leica lenses under $3,000. We’ve reviewed all of these ourselves, so check this out!

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3 Great Leica Lenses to Adapt to L Mount Cameras

The great thing about the Leica L mount is that it’s incredibly adaptable. But more than anything else, you can adapt a ton of Leica M-mount lenses onto the camera bodies. Leica has an official adapter that boasts incredible build quality and reliability. But more than that, there are also tons of options available on the market. And you don’t need to spend an arm and a leg. We went into our Reviews Index to find some of the best Leica lenses to adapt to L mount cameras. Dive in with us!

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This $1,800 Leica 50mm F2 Is One of the Best Leica Lenses

It’s hard to not like the Leica 50mm f2 Summicron-M lens. We’re not talking about the apochromatic version. Of course, there’s nothing like that magical Leica “pop” that an apochromatic lens gives. Instead, we’re zoning-in on the non-apochromatic version. Small, affordable, and filled with character. I mean, you don’t know bokeh until you see what this lens can do. And the Rare Camera Store has this lens for $1,800 over at Blue Moon Camera’s website.

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3 of the Most Popular Leica Lenses and Why Folks Love Them!

If you’re like me, you’re infatuated with Leica cameras and lenses. They’ve got something completely different that the rest of the industry doesn’t have. And if you shoot with one consistently, it will change the way you approach subjects and scenes. With that said, we’ve reviewed a ton of Leica M lenses. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find some of the most popular. And lucky for you, we’ve reviewed them! Check this out!

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5 Lenses with Gorgeous Bokeh Every Photographer Can Lust For

You probably just got over your gear acquisition syndrome. But in truth, it never really goes away. We’d know; we review a ton of products and then have to send them back. And there are lenses with some beautiful bokeh that we’ve always adored. Bokeh isn’t everything, but sometimes you can’t help but stare in awe at the photo you’ve made. And a lot of the time, it can make your subject look even better. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find some of our favorite lenses with gorgeous bokeh.

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The Phoblographer’s Guide to the Wonderful Leica SL Prime Lenses

At The Phoblographer, we work diligently to produce the most lens reviews of any independent photo publication. Our small team takes the lenses into the field to put them to the test. We use them the way passionate photographers would. And we take our passions seriously. With so much interest in the Leica SL system, we dove into our Reviews Index to lend a bit of guidance. Are you ready to make the Leica commitment so many of history’s best photojournalists have? Then take a look at this guide to Leica SL Prime Lenses.

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This 50 Is Both Tank and Treasure: Leica SL 50mm F2 Summicron Review

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Leica lenses are known for a durable, all-metal build. But, of course, metal weighs more than plastic. The Leica SL 50mm f2 Summicron is designed to be a lighter, more compact alternative to the Leica SL 50mm f1.4 Summilux. Of course, the term lighter is relative; I wouldn’t call a metal lens a lightweight. Yet it’s still lighter than the Panasonic Lumix S Pro 50mm f1.4 and Leica’s f1.4, and feels almost perfectly balanced with the Panasonic S5 body.

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The Lens I’ve Wanted for So Long. Leica 50mm F2 Summicron-M Review

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The Leica 50mm f2 Summicron M is a lens every manufacturer should pay attention to. There’s no contrast or micro-contrast trickery. There are no aspherical elements. This lens also doesn’t have apochromatic lens elements. What this lens has is a lot of sharpness and character. It’s small too! Not to mention that it’s also one of the most affordable in the Leica lineup. It has a classic design that newer photographers love. Best of all, you can adapt it to pretty much any camera system.

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Natural Light Portrait Photography Is Easy with These 5 Lenses

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Natural light portrait photography is easy to do but difficult to master. But indeed, some of the most beautiful portraits are shot with diffused window light, skylight, or outdoors. Always remember that a five-in-one reflector is your best friend. However, the love of your life, the one you’ll always want by your side, is a lens that’s perfectly synced with the look you want to create. Finding the right balance of color, bokeh, and sharpness can be pretty tough. Luckily, The Phoblographer has reviewed the most lenses of any publication out there. And we’ve got an essential list and a few pro tips right here for you.

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The Best Kit for the Traveling Documentary Photographer

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It’s time to travel again! Parts of the world are opening back up, and folks are eager to explore again. Bringing along the right camera can sometimes be confusing. We’ve done a lot of traveling over the years, and we learned that some gear just holds up better to sudden changes than others. It’s fair to expect your camera gear to handle changing conditions the same way your phone can. And of course, it’s obvious that you’d want the best image quality. So, we put together a great kit for you that will have the documentary photographer covered for most situations.

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