Angle of view equivalent to that of a 35 mm lens in compact format converted
Innovative central shutter for maximum creative freedom when using additional light sources
Excellent imaging performance at all distances and apertures
selective sharpness opens a world of creative opportunities for a vivid accentuation of subject details
best image quality to the edges thanks to aspherical surfaces
sealed against dust and splash water
The Leica Elmarit-S 45 mm f/2.8 ASPH. (36 mm in 35 mm format) is as outstanding for landscapes and architectural photography as it is for studio work. Its extremely elaborate construction, designed to deliver maximum contrast at maximum aperture and at the shortest focusing distance, ensures that the lens is practically free of aberrations; monochromatic aberration is almost nonexistent and chromatic aberrations are corrected to an absolute minimum.
Three of the twelve lens elements are manufactured from glasses with anomalous partial dispersion for the minimization of chromatic aberration and two others from high-refractive-index glasses with exceptionally low dispersion. In addition to these, one aspherical surface is employed for the minimization of monochromatic aberrations. Rear-group focusing guarantees consistently outstanding imaging properties from infinity to the closest focusing distance.
Scope of delivery:
Rear lens cap (order no. 16020), front lens cap (order no. 16019), lens bag (order no. 439-606.099-000), lens hood (order no. 12400)
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