Chinese language optics producer Gentle Lens Lab (LLL) has introduced it’s releasing a brand new collapsible 35mm F2 lens for Leica screw mount cameras (and M-mount through an L39-M adapter).

The fully-manual lens seems to be optically just like the corporate’s non-collapsible 35mm F2 lens, which is constructed of eight parts and went on sale final yr. Different options seen from the teaser movies embody a knob-style focus ring and the standard array of distance engravings. Beneath is a video shared by LLL displaying a prototype model of the lens being mounted to a Leica screw mount digicam:

LLL hasn’t offered particular dimensions of the lens, collapsed or in any other case, however in line with Kosmo Foto, citing Leica Rumors, the lens shall be accessible in black, gold and silver variations beginning at ‘round $1,600,’ relying on the colour end you go along with (it’s most likely protected to imagine gold would be the most costly of the bunch).

Left: The lens when collapsed; Proper: the lens when prolonged.

LLL doesn’t have a devoted on-line store, however requests prospects place orders for the lens by emailing the corporate (

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