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Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35 f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Full Review
Have been shooting the Leica 16-35mm SL Lens pretty much since it first shipped.
Below is my full review, complete with full size samples – as always!
Leica APO-Summicron-SL 90 f/2 ASPH Lens (11179)
Its quite a mouth full, but Leica has started shipping this lens, I managed to test one recently, so here is my review.
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Lets start with the specs:
Image samples from this super lens. Manufactured in the 1950’s these are still super – if you can find one in good condition.
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The Sony 35mm F/1.8 (50mm equivalent) lens is a small, light and fast standard lens for the NEX system. The lens has a fast F/1.8 aperture. It ships with caps, a petal shaped hood, box and a one year warranty in most countries. It is only compatible with Sony NEX camera’s. The Lens specifications are as follows:
Lens Type : E-mount 35mm F1.8
Lens Mount Type : Sony E-mount
Aperture Range : f/1.8 – f/22
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : 52.5 mm
Filter Diameter : 49 mm Lens
Construction : 6-8
Minimum Focus Distance : 11.88″ (0.3 m)
Angle of View : 44° (APS-C)
Aperture Blade : 7 blades Circular Aperture
Dimensions Diameter x Length : 2 1/2″ x 2 13/16″ or 63 x 45mm
Exterior Finish : Black Steady Shot Mode: Active Lens-based Image Stabilization (OSS)
I am working on the review of this wonderful lens, that is sadly discontinued by Leica. It is a very light small lens ideally suited for travel. The nearest modern alternative would be the 90mm F/2.8 Summarit. The F/2.8 Elmarit is available on EBay and if one is careful, you can pick up a very good copy.
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