|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||28 mm|
|Lens mount||Leica M|
|Number of diaphragm blades||10|
|Aperture notes||with clickstops (including half values), manual diaphragm|
|Special elements / coatings||1 aspherical element|
|Minimum focus||0.70 m (27.56″)|
|Full time manual||Unknown|
|Weight||270 g (0.60 lb)|
|Diameter||53 mm (2.09″)|
|Length||41 mm (1.61″)|
|Materials||metal barrel, metal mount|
|Filter thread||46 mm|
The Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 ASPH. is the ideal choice for reportage photography with the Leica M9. It is a powerful and compact wide-angle lens delivering outstanding picture quality.
Due to its excellent light-gathering power it is particularly versatile, producing particularly convincing results in difficult light situations, in twilight or in dimly lit rooms. This optical performance is further enhanced when the lens is coupled with the digital Leica M9.
The imaging performance of the Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 ASPH. is already impressive at f 2. The detail rendering and brilliance are remarkable. Even in critical lighting situations, such as against-the-light exposures, disturbing reflections and stray light are practically eliminated. and with its 75° angle of view it captures sufficient frame for lively reportage shots.