Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with L Mount
What type of photography is the Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH is a member of Leica's Elmarit-SL series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Elmarit-SL Series Lenses in Leica L Mount
Reasons to Buy Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Fast Aperture at Wide end
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| Lens Extends while zooming
| Variable Aperture
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 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 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH Lens
Panasonic S5 II X with the Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH Lens
Sigma fp L with the Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH Lens
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH has a maximum diameter of 88mm and total length of 138mm when not extended. It weighs 1140g / 40.2 oz.
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH has a filter thread of 82mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH:
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH has a focal range of 24-90mm and 3.8X zoom ratio.
The Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 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 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Panasonic S5 II, Panasonic S5 II X and Sigma fp L.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Leica L mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f2.8 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 24mm, and a max aperture of f4 and minimum aperture of f22 at 90mm .
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH's optical formula consists of 18 elements in 15 groups . Special elements used in this design is 4 aspherical.
Leica SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH is available in Black color.
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