The Guide to L-Mount Cameras and Lenses

The L-Mount, developed by Leica Camera, is a versatile bayonet mount that supports a wide range of photo and video applications. It signifies a collaborative effort known as the L-Mount Alliance, comprising Leica, Panasonic, Sigma, and now includes collaborations with ASTRODESIGN and SAMYANG Optics. Leica, a German brand recognized for high-quality and costly cameras and lenses, launched the L-Mount with the Leica T camera in April 2014. This camera, although no longer produced, was the first to feature the L-Mount system.

One of the key benefits of the L-Mount system is the “mix and match” capability it offers, enabling photographers to use APS-C and full-frame cameras from Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma with lenses from each brand interchangeably. This compatibility extends across a spectrum of high-performance lenses suitable for various applications, ensuring that the L-Mount system can cater to a broad range of photographic needs with its comprehensive lens options.

Camera Models:

  • Leica SL2: Full-frame sensor.
  • Leica SL2-S: Full-frame sensor.
  • Leica CL: APS-C sensor.
  • Sigma fp: Full-frame sensor.
  • Sigma fp L: Full-frame sensor.
  • Panasonic DC-S1: Full-frame sensor.
  • Panasonic DC-S1R: Full-frame sensor.
  • Panasonic DC-S1H: Full-frame sensor.
  • Panasonic DC-S5: Full-frame sensor.
  • Panasonic DC-BS1H: Full-frame sensor1.

Lens Models:

  • Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art: Full-frame.
  • Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN | Art: Full-frame.
  • Panasonic LUMIX S 14–28mm F4–5.6 MACRO: Full-frame.
  • Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary: Full-frame.
  • Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35 f/3.5-4.5 ASPH.: Full-frame.
  • Panasonic LUMIX S PRO 16-35mm F4: Full-frame.
  • Panasonic LUMIX S 18mm F1.8: Full-frame.
  • Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG DN | Art: Full-frame.
  • Sigma 20mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary: Full-frame.
  • Panasonic LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6: Full-frame2.

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