- Unmatched image quality
- Contemporary design
- Closest focus distance in M lens portfolio (0.3m)
- Easy to focus
- Most compact 35mm full frame lens with this exceptional optical performance
Tradition of excellence
Leica M lenses have always been known to be among the best in the world. The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. certainly continues this tradition. Its extraordinary optical performance places the new addition in a league of its own – even among M lenses. With a close-focusing distance that is notably short for the M-System, exceptionally sharp rendition, distinctive bokeh and great light sensitivity, this masterpiece of German engineering enables photographers to work even more creatively – not just with the Leica M, but also with the Leica SL2 and SL2-S.
A closer look
The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. quite literally goes one step further, by facilitating true close-up shots. Its minimum focusing distance of just 30 centimeters surpasses all previous M lenses. A floating lens element ensures exceptional rendition quality across the entire image at all distance settings.
The focus ring has a particularly large rotational throw of 300°, giving ample range for extremely precise focusing even throughout the extended close-focus range. In conjunction with its high light sensitivity, the APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. takes compositional creativity to the next level. An exceptional lens for those once-in-a-lifetime Leica moments.
British photographer Huw John found the APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. equally suited to capturing portraits. “It’s amazing how thin the depth of focus is. You get insane focus on the eyelashes, then it drops off. Looking at this 100% crop, I would swear that it could have been taken with a focal length of 85 or even 105 mm!”
|Lens Format||Full Frame|
|Lens Mount||Leica M-Mount|
|Focus Type||Manual Focus|
|Minimum Focus Distance||11.8" / 30 cm|
|Lens Construction||10 Elements in 5 Groups|
|Angle of View||62.5°|
|Dimensions (Ø x L)||2.1 x 1.6" / 53 x 40.9 mm|
|Weight||11.3 oz / 320 g|