The LEICA Super-Elmar-M 18mm/f3.8 ASPH is a compact lens despite its very large angle of view. It offers excellent imaging performance. Vigneting and distortion are hardly visible with the Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm/f3.8 lens in photographical practice, aspects usually difficult to master in the design of super wide angle lenses. This lens offers extremely sharp, crystal-clear and evenly illuminated pictures from edge to edge. The lens is equipped with a rectangular, patented lens hood, contributing substantially to the compact dimensions.
- On the digital M8 models, an equivalent focal length of 24mm is obtained, makingthe LEICA Super-Elmar-M 18mm/f3.8 ASPH a lens with a high practical suitability for the digital M photography.
- On all analogue Leica M models, the new lense can be used with outstanding results, the extremely short focal length of 18mm offers fascinating new possibilities in image composition.
- Reportage scenes, landscapes and architectural photography are easily accomplished with the LEICA Super-Elmar-M
- The initial aperture of 3.8 can be used unrestrictedly as contrast and detail rendering are already excellent at this setting