April 7, 2022
Leica has revealed it has added a new, robust version of it Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH. fast, wide-angle prime lens in Matte Black.
The ‘especially robust’ Summicron-M variant, which features an integrated lens hood, is now available.
The matte black Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH. lens has a specialist-paint finish offers extremely scratch-resistant properties, along with a discrete appearance that is ideally suited to classic reportage photography.
The Summicron-M 28 f/2 Matte Black lens shown on-camera
The light green inlaid engravings on the lens have been designed to complement the Leica M10-P Reporter camera, but it is, of course, compatible with any other full-frame rangefinder M cameras, such as the most recently released Leica M11.
Integrated lens hood
In contrast to the standard Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH., the matte black variant features an integrated lens hood, which extends via one quick twist for ultimate convenience and ease.
Side view of the Summicron-M 28 f/2 Matte Black lens
The wide-angle Summicron lens is said to be ‘fast, compact and delivers exceptional performance. Its outstanding speed makes it particularly versatile and delivers brilliant imaging results even in difficult lighting conditions.’
A view of the glass at the front of the Summicron-M 28 f/2 Matte Black lens
Pricing & availability
The Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH. in a matte black finish can now be purchased at specialist retailers or from Leica Camera at 64-66 Duke Street, London, W1K 6JD for £4,000.
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