An especially compact lens, the black Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. is a 27mm equivalent wide-angle prime designed for APS-C-format Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras. Its pancake form factor measures just 0.8" thick, making it ideal for everyday use and travel applications. Its optical design features four aspherical surfaces to help suppress spherical aberrations and distortion for greater clarity and sharpness. Additionally, its autofocus design allows for full-time manual focus override for greater control when working with selective focus techniques.
- L Mount Lens/APS-C Format
- 27mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
- Four Aspherical Surfaces
Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. Overview
Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. Specs
18mm (35mm Equivalent: 27mm)
|Lens Format Coverage|
|Angle of View|
|Minimum Focus Distance|
11.81" / 30 cm
8 Elements in 6 Groups
39 mm (Front)
|Dimensions (ø x L)|
2.4 x 0.83" / 61 x 21 mm
2.82 oz / 80 g
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)|
4.95 x 4.95 x 4.4"
Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. Reviews
Just buy it , don't think about it
I have use the lens on a Leica T as an everyday camera to photograph my kids. It is absolutely an amazing lens that produce photos with the rich colour and excellent character. It is really a genius of Leica to make such a pocketable lens with excellent parameters.
I hesitated making this purchase but I’m so glad I did!
Leica CL Elmarit -TL 18mm f/2/8 ASPH
Ideal for travel. The resolution is high and with digital zoom sufficient for more close up views.
Sharp and small
It is true -Leica CL with the 18mm f/2.8 lens will easily fit in your jacket pocket. I have carried it in my front pants pocket! I find its photos clear and sharp.