Leica Elmarit S 45mm f2.8 ASPH CS

TheLeica Elmarit-S 45mm f/2.8 ASPH CS Lens is a wide-angle prime lens designed for the Leica S-series medium format digital cameras. It provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 36mm, giving a moderately wide perspective that is ideally suited tophotojournalism, architecture,landscape, and fashionphotography. An f/2.8 maximum aperture is ideal for shallow depth of field imagery and also effective in dim lighting conditions when working with available light. The CS version of this lens incorporates an integrated central shutter within the lens to benefit working with high-speed flash sync at any shutter speed, up to the maximum of 1/1000 sec.The sophisticated optical design of this lens featuresthree elements with anomalous partial dispersion glass andtwo high refraction extra-low dispersion elements to reduce chromatic aberrations.In addition, oneaspherical surfaceelementminimizes monochromatic aberrations and improves overall image sharpness. Rear-group focusing and one independent floating optical elementmaintain a constant lens length while providing sharp focusfrom infinityto the minimum focus distance of 0.6 m.Weather sealing protects the lens from dust and water spray, and the included retractable lens hood deflects stray light to minimize flares and provide high contrast images, even in backlight situations.Wide-angle prime lens designed for Leica S medium-format digital cameras.35mm-equivalent focal length of 36mm offers a moderately wide perspective that is well-suited for architecture, fashion, landscape and street photography and photojournalism.Integrated central shutter (CS) permits fast flash sync at all shutter speeds up to 1/1000 sec.Maximum f/2.8 aperture is ideal for low light shooting as well as greater control over shallow depth of field focusing. The electronically controlled iris offers selectable f-stops in half-stop increments via the click wheel on the camera.The optical construction incorporates three anomalous pa

Leica Elmarit S 45mm f2.8 ASPH CS

Leica Elmarit S 45mm f2.8 ASPH CS

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