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Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens (Black)

BH #LE3514MB • MFR #11663
Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • Leica M-Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Floating Elements System
One of the most versatile lenses available for Leica M-mount rangefinders, the black Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. is a general wide-angle lens characterized by its sophisticated optics and bright f/1.4 maximum aperture. The fast lens is well-suited for available light photography and also affords greater control over depth of field for selective focus shooting. The optical design incorporates one aspherical element to control spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness and clarity, and a floating elements system is used to maintain performance throughout the focusing range.
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Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. Overview

One of the most versatile lenses available for Leica M-mount rangefinders, the black Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. is a general wide-angle lens characterized by its sophisticated optics and bright f/1.4 maximum aperture. The fast lens is well-suited for available light photography and also affords greater control over depth of field for selective focus shooting. The optical design incorporates one aspherical element to control spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness and clarity, and a floating elements system is used to maintain performance throughout the focusing range.

Versatile general wide-angle prime features a bright, fast f/1.4 maximum aperture to benefit working in low-light conditions and for greater control over depth of field.
One aspherical element controls spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness.
Floating elements system achieves consistent image quality throughout the focusing range, even at the minimum focusing distance of 2.3'.
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.

Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. Specs

Focal Length35mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountLeica M
Angle of View63°
Minimum Focus Distance2.3' / 70 cm
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:17.4
Optical Design9 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeManual Focus
Filter Size46 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.2 x 1.8" / 56 x 46 mm
Weight11.3 oz / 320 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.27 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.7 x 4.75 x 4.65"
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