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Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH: Evaluating Flare with Late 2013 Production Sample

Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

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In 2013 from April through August, I reported extensively on flare with the Leica 50mm f/2 APO Summicron-M last year, using two samples from the initial production runs, both of which had troublesome flare issues unworthy of a super premium lens.

In late summer 2013, Leica acknowledged the issues and took steps to address the flare issue.

Returning my lens in early September 2013, I received a replacement in late November 2013.

Now I evaluate the improved and updated lens:

50/2 APO ASPH Flare (Nov 2013 Sample)

There is more evaluation to do, but the revised lens certainly seems improved over the original.

Flare control shaded and unshaded with Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH (Nov 2013 version)

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