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TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens for Leica M

BH #TTA09B • MFR #A09B
TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens for Leica M
Key Features
  • Leica M-Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • One AD Element, Eight HR Elements
Fast and compact, the 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. from TTArtisan is a versatile normal-length lens for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras. Its bright design suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also affords improved control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques. The lens also sports an advanced optical design, which uses a series of specialized elements to reduce various aberrations and distortion in order to achieve high sharpness and accurate rendering. The lens's manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 2.3' away and it features a 12-blade diaphragm that contributes to a smooth bokeh quality.
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TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Overview

Fast and compact, the 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. from TTArtisan is a versatile normal-length lens for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras. Its bright design suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also affords improved control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques. The lens also sports an advanced optical design, which uses a series of specialized elements to reduce various aberrations and distortion in order to achieve high sharpness and accurate rendering. The lens's manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 2.3' away and it features a 12-blade diaphragm that contributes to a smooth bokeh quality.

Normal-length prime is well-suited to everyday shooting with subjects including portraiture, street, landscape, and reportage.
Impressively fast f/1.4 maximum aperture suits working in low-light conditions and also offers enhanced control over depth of field for isolating subject matter using selective focus techniques.
One aspherical element and eight high refractive index elements help to suppress distortion and spherical aberrations in order to produce accurately rendered images with a high degree of sharpness.
One abnormal dispersion element reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and accurate color rendering.
Manual focus design permits smooth, refined control along with a minimum focusing distance of 2.3'.
A 12-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.

TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Lens Mount
Leica M
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica M
Minimum Focus Distance
2.3' / 70 cm
Optical Design
10 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
12
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.2 x 2.6" / 57 x 67 mm
Weight
14.1 oz / 399 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.6 x 4.6 x 3.6"

TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Reviews

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Lens shade?

Lens shade?
Asked by: Anonymous
I would recommend a metal screw-on lens hood like this B+W 49mm diameter threaded lens hood. This particular one has been engineered to work well with the 50mm focal length: https://bhpho.to/34OXNQ5
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2020-12-28

Does this lens have a screw to fine adjust the ...

Does this lens have a screw to fine adjust the focus like the 7 Artisans 50mm f1.1 lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
The TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens for Leica M has screws on the focus ring but are fixed when leaving the factory. They do not recommend that customers adjust it themselves.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2024-01-16

Does the aperture ring click?

Does the aperture ring click?
Asked by: Craig
Yes, the TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens for Leica M has defined clicks at both the full-stop and half-stop aperture settings.
Answered by: Manzell L
Date published: 2020-12-31

does it come calibrated out of the box?

does it come calibrated out of the box?
Asked by: H
The TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens for Leica M is set to a standard but not specifically calibrated.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2022-11-06

This lens is compatible with a Leica M5??

This lens is compatible with a Leica M5??
Asked by: Robin
Yes this would be compatible with the Leica M5 since it is an M-Mount camera.
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-03-07
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