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Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
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Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH review: specs and price

Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

Why is Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH better than the average?

  • Weight
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    128gvs329.18g
  • Wide aperture (main camera)
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    f/1.4 vsf/3.0
  • Widest aperture at maximum focal length
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    1.4fvs3.7f

Price comparison

General info

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.weight

128g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.Has a metal mount
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.
4.Lens hood is reversible
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
The lens hood can screw onto the lens in reverse so that you can keep it on your camera at all times, ready to use.
5.has or is a prime lens
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
6.minimum focal length

35mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
2.maximum angle of view

45°

At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).
3.magnification

0.11x

A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.
4.minimum angle of view

45°

At the longest end of the lens you get the narrowest angle of view. This allows you to fit a small portion of the scene into the photograph, such as when you are zooming in on a subject (based on APS-C format).
5.optical zoom

1x

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)

f/1.4

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.widest aperture at maximum focal length

1.4f

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.smallest aperture at maximum focal length

16f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.
4.smallest aperture at minimum focal length

16f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

Focus

1.Can focus to infinity
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.
2.Has focus motor
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.
3.Has full-time manual focus
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH
With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.
4.minimum focus distance

0.4m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

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