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The about $5195 Leica 35mm f/2 APO-Summicron-SL ASPH is a mild wide angle lens with apochromatic performance.
- L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22
- Five Aspherical Elements
- Multi-Layer and AquaDura Coatings
- Dual Syncro Drive Stepping AF Motor
- Dust and Moisture-Resistant Design
Field shots prove that were it not for the severe flare issues towards the sun, it would be easy to declare the 35/2 APO-SL the finest 35mm focal length lens ever produced. Flare aside, this is a lens you buy for itself along with whatever camera is required, because it isn’t going to get any better. But can and will Leica address the flare issues, which make shooting towards the sun an intensely frustrating experience?
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