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Leica 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 Super-Vario-Elmar-SL ASPH

Distortion @ 28mm for Leica 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 Super-Vario-Elmar-SL ASPH

This page shows distortion at 28mm with an example.

The Leica 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 Super-Vario-Elmar-SL ASPH relies on software correction for distortion. See the discussion of how distortion correction affects micro contrast on the 16mm distortion page.

It is noteworthy that with decades of history of including distortion graphs in data sheets, Leica does not include a distortion graph in the data sheet for the Leica 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 Super-Vario-Elmar-SL ASPH (ditto for other SL lenses). Nor does Leica supply MTF charts that are both measured with a real lens, and computed for distortion correction losses in contrast.

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