Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Leica M mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Leica M Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|8 Diaphragm Blades
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Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH is compatible with cameras that have Leica M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica M lenses are Leica M11, Leica M10 and Leica M Typ 262.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH has a maximum diameter of 53mm and total length of 35mm. It weighs 255g / 9.0 oz.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH has a filter thread of 39mm.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH has a fixed focal length of 35mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.057x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.7m. 0.057x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH has a max aperture of F2.0 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 5 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 aspherical element.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH is available in Black anodized and Silver chrome color.
Popular Comparisons of Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Leica Summicron-M 35mm f2 ASPH amongst Camera Decision readers.