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Announced: Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch 360 edition camera co-engineered with Leica



The previously reported new Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch 360 edition camera co-engineered with Leica is now officially announced:

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Light Lens Lab lens updates (LLL 50mm f/1.2 ASPH, 35mm f/2 eight-elements, Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 for Leica M-mount)

The latest Light Lens Lab lens updates (contact me here if you are interested in purchasing a LLL lens):




The second prototype of the Light Lens Lab 50mm f/1.2 ASPH “1966” lens for Leica M-mount has just been produced. The lens is now being tested and compared with the original 1966 Noctilux.




The collapsible Light Lens Lab 35mm f/2 eight-elements (8E) lens for Leica M-mount is now in production and will be available to the public later this year. A few videos of the new lens can be found on Instagram.




The Light Lens Lab Cooke Speed Panchro 50mm f/2 SP2 lens for Leica M-mount will accept E43 filters and lens hood accessories. The lens is scheduled to be released later this year. The price will be lower than LLL ELCAN 50mm f/2. Videos of the lens are also available on Instagram.


If you are interested in purchasing any of the LLL lenses, you can contact me here and I will forward your request to the company. LLL does not have a website or a way of purchasing a lens online but they do ship internationally.


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Godox announced a new R200 ring flash


Godox announced a new R200 ring flash head and AD200/AD200Pro firmware updates:

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Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 lens to be announced soon (for Leica L, Nikon Z, Sony E, Canon RF)


The Laowa FFii 12-24mm f/5.6 C-Dreamer ultra-wide full-frame zoom lens from Venus Optics has been rumored for a while and it seems that we are getting closer to the official announcement – here are the first unboxing pictures of the final product:

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What else is new?

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Iridient X-Transformer 2.5 Released With X-H2S Support

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7artisans lenses are up to 20% off for Independence Day


7artisans is currently running up to 20% off on select lenses for Independence Day – see the details here. This offer is valid until July 11.

Use coupon code Welcome5 at checkout for an additional $5 off.

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Insta360 has a new teaser for what appears to be a new modular camera with a Leica lens


Insta360 has a new teaser for what appears to be a new modular camera with a Leica lens. The official announcement will be on May 28th. The text “Our next camera brings a new level of image quality, from dusk till dawn” suggest very good low light capabilities and possibilities of astrophotography as the teaser picture above suggests.

Insta360 has already worked with Leica before on another camera). Back in 2020 Leica and Insta360 announce a strategic partnership to reinvent the action cam:

Leica and Insta360 announce strategic partnership to reinvent the action cam (Insta360 ONE R)

Here is the video teaser and some enhanced screenshots of the new camera where you clearly see the Leica branded lens:

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