Leica Summarit-M 1:2.5/75 mm is a new "short telephoto" lens by Leica that is significantly smaller and lighter than Summicron lenses with the same focal length, but still offers the image quality that is the hallmark of Leica M lenses. Combined with the 35 mm Summarit M, it makes up an ideal shooting outfit with a useful lens speed that opens up fascinating composition options for Leica M photographers.
The new 75 mm Summarit-M by Leica replaces the portrait focal lengths of 90 -100 mm for digital use. This Leica Camera Accessory 's exceptionally compact design and performance bring a new level of flexibility to rangefinder photography. Our concentration on the essential elements, including the features, is now an alternative for more serious photographers. All new Summarit-M lenses are supplied with metal covers and velour pouches, while high quality lens hoods are available as accessories.
Since its launch, the Leica Apo-Summicron M 75mm f/2 ASPH. lens has set new performance standards in the Leica rangefinder system. The speed of this powerful lens gives it a particularly wide range of uses from portrait to reportage photography and it counts as one of the best lenses in the M system. Used with the digital Leica M8, the application potential of this telephoto lens is enhanced even further. The focal length extension factor of the digital rangefinder camera turns the compact lens into a powerful telephoto lens with a focal length of 100 mm, making it an ideal partner of ambitious Leica M8 photographers.
The compact Leica ApoSummicronM f/2 75 mmASPH. harnesses all the technical possibilities of today's high-performance optics to achieve a combination of high speed and remarkable imaging quality. It features aspherical surfaces, special glass types with partial anomalous dispersion and floating elements. It is the ideal lens on either an analog or digital Leica rangefinder camera delivering intimate views of scenes, nature, landscapes and people, irrespective of whether they are at infinity or at the close-focus range of the lens. With resolving power well above that of the best colour photo films, it is also a first-rate documentary tool. Together with the Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. wide-angle lens, this camera accessory by Leica offers the best and most elegant high-performance combination available today in 35 mm rangefinder photography.
- Available Models of Leica 75mm telephoto lenses:
- 11645: Leica Summarit M 75 mm / f2.5 Black E46 TelePhoto Lens
- 11637: Leica APO-Summicron 75mm / f2 ASPH. E49 Tele-photo Lens