The Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 ASPH. is the ideal choice for reportage
photography with the Leica M8.
It is a powerful and compact wide-angle lens delivering outstanding picture
quality. Due to its excellent light-gathering power it is particularly
versatile, producing particularly convincing results in difficult light
situations, in twilight or in dimly lit rooms. This optical performance is
further enhanced when the lens is coupled with the digital Leica M8. The focal
length extension factor turning the optics into a 35 mm standard lens.
The imaging performance of the Leica Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 ASPH. is already
impressive at f 2. The detail rendering and brilliance are remarkable. Even in
critical lighting situations, such as against-the-light exposures, disturbing
reflections and stray light are practically eliminated. and with its 75 angle
of view it captures sufficient frame for lively reportage shots.