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Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8  lens

Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8  lens

Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8  lens

Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8  lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Leica R

First year of production: 1964

Last year of production: 1998

Optical design: 5 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $380

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
135mmf/2.8f/2281.555730/25,793/3,7

Additional information:

The Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/2.8  is a portrait  prime lens for 35 mm Leica R digital SLR cameras. It came in two versions.

The first version of the lens (1964-1968) featured Series VI filter threads in 1-cam, 2-cam and 3-cam variants. Weight: 655 g.

Marking: ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/135 LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX

The second lens modification (1968-1998) featured E55 filter threads. Weight: 730 g. ROM chip availability. Serial numbers: 2.296.351 − 3.689.430. As distinct from the first variant the later modification has a slightly different design of optical elements, which enables more contrasting images when wide open.

Marking: ELMARIT-R 1:2.8 / 135 LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX
               ELMARIT-R 1:2.8 / 135 Leitz Wetzlar 2XXXXXX
               ELMARIT-R 1:2.8 / 135 E 55 3XXXXXX LEICA


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Posted by: Rabkor   Date of publication: 19.08.2012



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Открытая
Autor: Rabkor
5 0 1678

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Autor: Rabkor
5 0 1365

Jazzman Chuck
Autor: Karel Jirousek
5 0 567

Aristocrat
Autor: Karel Jirousek
5 0 540

Mechanical quality4.805
Optical quality4.754
Usability4.205
Pricing / Value3.605
Bokeh4.805
Overall lens rating
4.43

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Owner reviews: Leica Elmarit-R 135 mm f/ 2.8

Karel Jirousek 09.04.2016 02:57:13
Period of use: 2 months

Strengths:

perfect sharp from aperture 4

nice bokeh

nice color

bult-in sun hood

component UV filter


Weaknesses:

heavy

low aperture = chromatic aberration


Comments:

great lens for portraits