Relative sharpness and performance across cameras..
rangefinder full frame lens
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Field shooting the Leica MM, and comparisons..
Focal lengths, color, weight and travel considerations. [relevant, but dated/old material].
Leica’s fastest and widest lens..
Leica’s best-performing 21mm..
- Notes: 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH
- MTF: 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH
- Distortion: 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH
- Vignetting: 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH
- Examples: Color Uniformity on M9P
- Flare: Leica 21/3.4
- Veiling Flare 21/3.4: Shaded and Unshaded
- Aperture Series: Cottonwood (M9)
- Aperture Series: 21/3.4 — Tile Rooftops Aerial (M9)
- Aperture Series: Miner’s Cabin Interior (M9)
- Aperture Series: Rancher’s Cabin Exterior (M9)
- Aperture Series: Barcroft Green Machine (M240)
- Aperture Series: Barcroft Building Rear (M240)
- Aperture Series: White Mountain Aspens in Deep Shade (M9)
- Aperture Series: Glacial Erratics (M240, M9)
- Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek (Sony A7R)
- Leica 21/3.4 vs Zeiss ZM 21/2.8 (M240, Picnic Table)
- Compared: vs Voigtlander Ultron 21mm f/1.8 (M240, Wyman Cabin Interior)
- Examples: Silver Canyon Contrasts (M9)
- Examples: Snow Biking in Cottonwood Canyon (M9)
- Examples: White Mountains Snow Day (M9)
- Sensor Cover Glass: Stock vs Kolarivision Modified Sony A7R (Mosaic)
Moderate speed high contrast ultra-wide..
Fast high performance wide angle..
Use Leica M lenses on a digital back designed for them..
Does pricey M glass deliver on mirrorless?.
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2011-06-21 Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH
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