Legendary Leica 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux-M joins the Titan family as a new special edition

Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan”
(Image credit: Leica)

The Leica Noctilux-M was first introduced in 1966 and gained a reputation as an optical masterpiece that would soon become one of the best Leica-M lenses that any Leica user dreams of owning.  Each of the previous Noctilux generations redefined the limits of what was technically possible and raised imaging performance to a higher level. 

This masterpiece now appears in an exclusive special edition: the Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan”.

Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan”

(Image credit: Leica)

All visible components of this new special edition are made of solid titanium, a lightweight and exceptionally resistant metal that gives the lens an elegant appearance and makes it the ideal complement to all previously released Leica M-Cameras in titanium finish.

These new lenses will be limited to 100 pieces worldwide and sold at the staggering price of £14,000.00 (approximately $17,5402.50). The Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan” achieves images with an unmistakable character, just like the series version. With its extremely shallow depth of field at open aperture, it produces pictures with a unique bokeh and inimitable aesthetics. 

Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan”

(Image credit: Leica)

Even in low light, the Noctilux-M brings out the finest details and impresses with a high-contrast and brilliant imaging performance.

The Leica Noctilux-M 50 f/0.95 ASPH. “Titan” with an engraved special serial number will be available globally at selected Leica Stores from September, 14th 2023.

If this has been interesting then we would highly recommend taking a look at the best Leica cameras, and if that doesn't tempt you why not read our Leica M11 review, and Leica Q3 Review, if Pro-grade mirrorless is more your thing check out our Leica SL2 review.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.