Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH

Lens Summary

Brand: Leica

Also Known As: Leica Super Elmar 18mm f/3.8

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Leica M

Release Date: 2009-02-17

MSRP Price: $3195

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Leica Super-Elmar-M 18 mm f/3.8 ASPH. will help you capture the expansiveness of space like few other tools. Nominally larger than a standard lens, it boasts an extreme angle of view of up to 100 degrees and reaches far into the field of super wide angle lenses, at the same time guaranteeing the outstanding lens qualities that are typical for Leica. The Leica Super-Elmar-M 18 mm f/3.8 ASPH. broadens the horizon not only in architecture and landscape photography but in many other areas as well.

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length18mm
Mount TypeLeica M
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:35
MegaOIS / PowerOIS (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/3.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)90° x 67°
Optical Information
Lens Elements8
Lens Groups7
Diaphragm Blades9
Aspherical Elements1
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.70m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions61 x 58mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH Diagram

MTF Chart

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH MTF Chart


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