Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with L Mount
What type of photography is the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Leica L Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is a member of Leica's Summicron-SL series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Summicron-SL Series Lenses in Leica L Mount
Reasons to Buy the Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f2 ASPH lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Hood supplied
| Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Minimum focus distance of 0.24m / 9.4 inch
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Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is compatible with cameras that have a Leica L lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica L lenses are Panasonic S5 II, Panasonic S5 II X and Sigma fp L.
Panasonic S5 II with the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
Panasonic S5 II X with the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
Sigma fp L with the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 83mm. It weighs 400g / 14.1 oz.
Check the size of the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH when attached to L Mount cameras:
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH Size with L Mount Cameras
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH and the Panasonic S 35mm F1.8, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH:
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH has a fixed focal length of 35mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 52.5mm.
The Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Panasonic S5 II, Panasonic S5 II X and Sigma fp L.
Optical Image Stabilization
Leica SL 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 SL 35mm f2 ASPH has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.22x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m.
Below are the 3 Standard Prime type Leica L mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH has a max aperture of F2.0 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Three Aspherical Elements
- Hydrophobe Aqua-Dura Coating
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
What's in the Box of Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH:
Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f2 ASPH. Lens (L-Mount) Lens Hood Lens Cap Carrying Bag Limited 2-Year Warranty
Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Leica SL 35mm f2 ASPH Lens
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