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Leica 24mm f/3.5 Super-Elmar-S ASPH

Overview of Leica 24mm f/3.5 Super-Elmar-S ASPH

Equivalent to a 19mm lens on the 35mm format, the about $8140 Leica 24mm f/3.5 Super-Elmar-S ASPH is an exceptional performer in any regard, but particularly so for an ultra wide angle medium format lens. The serious S shooter must have this lens on hand.

Optical performance wide open is already outstanding over much of the field but field shots confirm what the MTF chart shows: it is best to go to f/8 for the edges and corners for medium and far distance focusing (as well as depth of field).

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