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Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens for Leica M Mount

Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens for Leica M Mount
Brand: Leica
Model: Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens
Mount: Leica M
Category: Range Finder Lenses
Price Range: High-End
Skill Level: Professional
Key Features
Full-Frame | f/1.4 to f/16
Fast Normal-Length Prime
Improved Sharpness and Bokeh
Manual Focus Design, 1.5' Min. Focus
One Aspherical Element
11-Blade Diaphragm
Built-In Retractable Lens Hood
Released on Apr 13, 2023
Introducing a modernized rendition of the classic focal length, the Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. emerges with a revamped design and updated optics, offering a fresh perspective on this beloved lens. Renowned for its versatility, this enhanced 50mm f/1.4 boasts a reduced minimum focusing distance of 1.5 feet, a newly integrated 11-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh rendition, and an updated lens body that mirrors the sleek profile of the Summilux-M 35mm, complete with a built-in, retractable lens hood. As a member of the Summilux class, this 50mm f/1.4 lens is revered for its high-speed performance, lending itself effortlessly to low-light shooting while providing precise control over depth of field. The updated optical design has been meticulously calibrated to cater to modern high-resolution sensors, delivering unparalleled sharpness, resolution, and contrast. Incorporating one aspherical element, it effectively corrects spherical aberrations and distortion, ensuring impeccable image rendering.

The introduction of an 11-blade diaphragm enhances bokeh aesthetics, producing rounder and more visually appealing out-of-focus elements when shooting at intermediate aperture values. Not only has the lens received an optical overhaul, but its external design has also been refreshed to harmonize with other updated Summilux-M lenses, such as the 35mm f/1.4.

Further enhancing its versatility, the minimum focusing distance has been significantly reduced from 2.3 feet to 1.5 feet, making it ideal for use with cameras featuring live view functionality or when utilizing the Visoflex or Leica FOTOS app. While rangefinder focusing remains supported down to 2.3 feet, live view focusing is required for distances between 2.3 feet and 1.5 feet.

Crafted with convenience in mind, the integrated retractable lens hood eliminates the need for a separate accessory hood, contributing to the lens's compact form factor, measuring a mere 2.3 x 2.3 inches and weighing just under 12 ounces. Compatible with any M-mount rangefinder camera, thanks to its conventional M bayonet lens mount with 6-bit encoding, the Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. stands as a testament to Leica's commitment to excellence in both form and function.

Compatible with:
Leica M (Typ 240) Leica M (Typ 262) Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) Leica M Series M7 Leica M Series M7 TTL .72 Leica M-A (Typ 127) Leica M-D (Typ 262) Leica M-E (Typ 240) Leica M-P (Typ 240) Leica M10 Leica M10 Monochrom Leica M10 Monochrom Leitz Wetzlar Leica M10-D Leica M10-P Leica M10-R Leica M11 Leica M11 Monochrom Leica M11-P Leica M6 Leica MP Pixii A2572+ Voigtlander Bessa-R2A Voigtlander Bessa-R2M Voigtlander Bessa-R3A Voigtlander Bessa-R3M Voigtlander Bessa-R4A Voigtlander Bessa-R4M
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