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Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2
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Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2

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Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH.

PC Magazine
7 May 2014
  • Conclusion: The Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. is a sharp, fast, wide-angle optic for Leica rangefinder cameras; it's expensive, but an excellent performer.
  • Pros: Sharp from edge to edge at f/2. Nominal distortion. Wide aperture. Fairly compact. Includes lens hood.
  • Cons: Expensive. Close focus limited to 0.7-meter. Lens hood is huge. Manual focus only.
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Expert Review

29 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Leica's M series lens lineup has been around for a long time, since 1953 in fact. Over the years they've brought to market a varied and evolving lens selection, and to the Leicaphile, each new lens is keenly and anxiously awaited.
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Leica 28mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH

Ken Rockwell
21 May 2009
  • Conclusion: I bought the 28mm f/2.8 ASPH instead, because I'm a nature and landscape shooter who likes to travel light and compose carefully. If I was a journalist, I'd opt for the f/2. If speed is crucial, I'd consider the 35mm f/2 or 35mm f/1.4 instead, since 35mm isn't much less wide than 28mm, and those...
  • Pros: Journalism, and any place where you absolutely need f/2 instead of f/2.8.
  • Cons: This 28mm f/2 is big enough to block the camera's viewfinder. The Leica 28mm f/2.8 is a smaller, lighter lens that won't block your viewfinder, and has the same fantastic optical performance for a fraction of the price.
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Summicron-M 28 mm f/2.0 Asph

29 March 2010
  • Conclusion: The pros list is relatively short if you take into account the price of the tested lens. It would be difficult to add something more, though, because in the case of the coma, astigmatism and the work against bright light the lens reached just average results so they were put neither in “pros” nor in...
  • Cons: huge vignetting,, very steep price tag.
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Expert Review

28 December 2009
  • Summary: Lista zalet jest dość krótka, jeśli weźmiemy pod uwagę cenę testowanego obiektywu. Trudno jednak dopisać tam coś więcej, bo w przypadku komy, astygmatyzmu, czy pracy pod ostre światło obiektyw notował wyniki co najwyżej średnie, w związku z tym nie znalazły się one ani na liście zalet, ani na liście...
  • Pros: świetnej jakości obudowa i wykonanie,, bardzo dobra jakość obrazu w centrum kadru,, dobra jakość obrazu na brzegu kadru,, mała aberracja chromatyczna,, świetnie korygowana dystorsja.
  • Cons: potężne winietowanie,, bardzo wysoka cena.
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