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Leica 50mm Apo-Summicron-M ASPH: Six months on and it’s definitely the best

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 Image: Stephen Cosh, M246 and 50mm Apo-Summicron
Image: Stephen Cosh, M246 and 50mm Apo-Summicron

Writing on The Leica Meet, photographer Stephen Cosh recounts how he has owned Leica’s flagship 50mm Apo-Summicron for six months. He’s sold:

I’m just going to simply state that it is the best lens I’ve ever used. Not just the best 50mm lens. Not even just the best full frame lens (I shoot S lenses too), but the best lens I’ve used period.

Read the full story here and see Stephen’s impressive comparison shots between two of Leica’s finest fifties—the Apo and the Lux.

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  1. That bloke sitting with his back to the window of the "outfitters" shop looks stunning, and even though my display is pretty good (NEC)… it ain’t paper…

    I wonder how that would perform with an analogue camera, bearing in mind that one gets a new/different sensor after every thirty six shots?

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