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LeicaSummarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH Lens
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (3)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Nice bokeh (3)
  • Rugged (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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(14 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

CLASS ACT

By albert

from New York City

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Durable
  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Lightweight
  • Nice Bokeh
  • Rugged
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Night Photography
    • Sports/Action
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about Leica Summarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH Lens:

    I have been using mine for the past two years all over the world. Simply amazing performance and there is nothing out there that comes close. Optics are terrific and resolution unbeatable. The lens is sealed and is ideal for previously hostile environments such as deserts, jungles or the poles....

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    (11 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Beautiful but not near Perfect

    By tuMofo

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality

    Cons

    • Chromatic Aberration

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Leica Summarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH Lens:

    One of the absolute best photographic lenses made for sharpness, contrast, color, beautiful out of focus rendering. Autofocus speed is good for medium format but nowhere near the offerings from Nikon or Canon. Autofocus accuracy is spectacular. The biggest flaw of this lens is sometimes severe and offensive CA (chromatic aberration). Expect to spend plenty of time correcting CA in post. Also, max flash sync speed is truly 1/125 with no wiggle room. Speed up just a bit and you will see dark banding in your frame. Also, not compatible with all studio strobes due to sync issues even when shooting at 1/125. I had to upgrade to the latest offerings from Profoto to have evenly lit images with no dark banding. Get past these flaws and this lens produces amazing results. The sharpest lens I've ever used including top dollar Leica, Zeiss or Nikon.

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    (7 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Superb

    By M

    from Aliso Viejo, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Rugged
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about Leica Summarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH Lens:

      Flawless performing lens

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      (15 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great lens

      By F-cat

      from hk

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Leica Summarit-S 70mm f/2.5 ASPH Lens:

          not too heavy, great handle, great pictures, super fast focus compare to other Medium format standards

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