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05-13-2011, 07:29 AM   #1
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Leica lenses on Pentax cameras

[I can't believe there is not already a thread for this, but I couldn't find one.]

This thread is for Leica R lenses that have been modified for use on Pentax bodies. Leica has discontinued this mount in favour of the M-mount, so in theory these lenses will only get more valuable as people seek them out for conversion.

There were 50 or so Leica lenses, not counting those from third-parties, made for R mount over the years. So lots of choice! Here's what mine looks like in use.

Leica Macro-Elmarit-R 60mm on the Pentax K20D

05-13-2011, 07:45 AM   #2
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More lens porn...nice. While this isn't something I'm interested in or likely to do, I vaguely recall posts on this subject in 2009. I think there was even some how to stuff. Others may know. Regardless, that looks very cool.
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That said, how's the 60? I have been tempted lately by that very conversion.
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You know, I had already posted to that very thread but then the search facility did not find it when I looked for "Leica". Will continue over there!


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