Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Lens

BH #LE282SM • MFR #11672
Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Lens
Key Features
  • Leica M Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Manual Focus Design
A bright wide-angle prime with consistent performance throughout the aperture range, the Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Lens is well-suited to reportage and environmental photography in a variety of working conditions. Aside from the wide perspective, this 28mm f/2 is also characterized by a sophisticated nine elements in six groups design, which incorporates a single aspherical element to control distortions and spherical aberrations throughout the focusing and aperture ranges. The optical design further contributes to refined handling of lens flare and ghosting, and maintains a high degree of sharpness even when working at f/2. An indispensable prime for highlighting your environment, the compact stature, smooth manual focus control, and bright maximum aperture make this a truly versatile option for M shooters.
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Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Overview

A bright wide-angle prime with consistent performance throughout the aperture range, the Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Lens is well-suited to reportage and environmental photography in a variety of working conditions. Aside from the wide perspective, this 28mm f/2 is also characterized by a sophisticated nine elements in six groups design, which incorporates a single aspherical element to control distortions and spherical aberrations throughout the focusing and aperture ranges. The optical design further contributes to refined handling of lens flare and ghosting, and maintains a high degree of sharpness even when working at f/2. An indispensable prime for highlighting your environment, the compact stature, smooth manual focus control, and bright maximum aperture make this a truly versatile option for M shooters.

One aspherical element is featured in the optical design to reduce spherical aberrations and distortions for increased sharpness and clarity. This design also contributes to a marked reduction of astigmatism and promotes edge-to-edge sharpness throughout the aperture range.
Bright f/2 maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
Manual focus design provides a minimum focusing distance of 2.3' with a maximum magnification ratio of 1:21.9.
The front of the lens has 46mm-diameter threads to accept optional filters, and the lens is male threaded to accept the included lens hood.
UPC: 799429116729

Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. Specs

Focal Length28mm
Maximum Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountLeica M
Angle of View75°
Minimum Focus Distance2.3' / 70 cm
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:21.9
Optical Design9 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades10
Focus TypeManual Focus
Filter Size46 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.1 x 1.6" / 53 x 41.4 mm
Weight9.1 oz / 257 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.175 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.75 x 4.75 x 4.65"
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