How Leica Lenses are Made

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For many photographers around the world, Leica cameras and lenses have long been synonymous with both luxury and quality. Watch a video showing how Leica lenses are made to learn why!

It’s known fact that every photographer and camera enthusiast dreams of a Leica, both the camera and the lenses. You have probably seen what a Leica lens looks like when neatly cut in half, and got amazed at the craftsmanship devoted to creating the luxurious glass. But if you ever got curious about how these prized lenses are actually made, we have just the right stuff for you!

Yes, that’s how much glass these lenses have.

The video below demonstrates the meticulous process Leica utilizes to assemble their lenses—all hand-crafted to ensure the quality and precision customers have known and attributed to the German optics company through the years. Not only that; you can bet that every Leica lens has been tested before leaving the factory and landing in a camera shop near you!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-07-26 in #news #news #leica #photography #lomography #lens #making

5 Comments

  1. cruzron
    cruzron ·

    now if only i could afford one

  2. plasticpopsicle
    plasticpopsicle ·

    @cruzron Same here! T___T

  3. yochan
    yochan ·

    I want it, may be the next life ;D thank for the video ;D

  4. crazyglinc
    crazyglinc ·

    im sure the chinise can do that, bless em,orderd a leicalike today from eastern euro,if they made m8 copys id get one,geremans spherring had a better quality of life than most nations hense all there merchandise is pricy

  5. istionojr
    istionojr ·

    insufficient I had :P

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