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Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-SL ASPH

Shootout: Leica 50mm f/1.4 SL vs Panasonic LUMIX S PRO 50mm f/1.4: Rotten Log

This page compares the Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-SL ASPH to the Panasonic Lumix S Pro 50mm f/1.4. Each lens has behaviors distinctly its own, so these are commented upon appropriately. The behaviors are different enough that this comparison is more about learning the behaviors so that the best possible results can be obtained.

Both lenses require correction for lateral chromatic aberration and distortion correction. Distortion of the Leica 50/1.4 and distortion of the Panasonic 50/1.4 are pronounced, with distortion correction reducing their performance in outer zones

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