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LeicaAPO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH Lens
 
5.0

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        5.0

        An outstanding lens in all aspects

        By Markie

        from Philly, PA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH Lens:

          A lightweight lens with extraordinary optics (by report tests) and real-world capture by me. The feel, fit and finish of the lens is beyond all my very high expectations. I appreciate the fancy metal lens cover and lockable built-in lens hood. This is one piece of glass I KNOW will be in my camera back for LIFE. I am in the unique position to own both the new 50mm summilux and the 50mm 0.95 noctilux. And therefore, able to compare. [There is a great youtube video by Steve Huff showing this comparison as well]. Of the three 50's, the summilux is probably the most "reasonable" when it comes to price vs optics. The weight of the noctilux is very high compared to the other two. The noctilux does have some chromatic aberration that I have not seen on this lens. But, of course, the noctilux out performs the others in the near darkness. At the present time, this lens is still "new" for me. I have tried it on the Monochrom and M9 so far. The M 240 will be next. I will need a longer period of time to experiment with this new APO summicron version, however, I am certain that it's great advertizing claims will be born out in the end. While I am still in shock over the uber-high price, I do not believe I will EVER have buyer's remorse.If you have the opportunity to try this lens, DON'T!!! It will be very hard to return it due to it's favorable size, weight, and optics. YOU WILL WANT TO BUY IT. The price tag is very steep and the wait is still very long. [Mine was 6 months]. If, on the other hand, you ARE in the market for such a beast, think no more...venture no further...you have found near perfection!

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          5.0

          My Wife hate this lens!

          By Nuttawut

          from bsngkok, Thailand

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

          • Pricy

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Portraits
          • Traveling

          Comments about Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH Lens:

          I've just got my APO 50 Sumicron in June 2013. Try it with my old M9 and new M 240 and my friends' M Monochrome. I love my 50 Sumilux, but this new APO 50 is so unbelievably good. Soft bokeh, nice contrast, and super sharp. My wife hates this lens, too many wrinkles on her photo! No wonder, it's very hard to get one in the market. Must have!

          Nuttawut
          Bangkok

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          5.0

          image consistency and clarity

          By Rangefinder

          from New York, NY

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape Photography
            • Portraits
            • Studio
            • Traveling

            Comments about Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH Lens:

            Could it cost less? Probably not.

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