homage to the E46 pre-ASPH Summilux 50mm

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homage to the E46 pre-ASPH Summilux 50mm

I shot none of the images that can be seen in this review with a Leica M. I do not own an M and didn't want to take my mate's nice M to Disneyland. I used instead a Sony A7r.

And loved Disneyland.

I exhausted two batteries for the simple reason: the pre-ASPH draws perfect images.

It is a wonderfully made lens, but there are a number of well-made lenses. No lens out there draws like this one though.

WARNING: I'm a bokeh believer. I do not say 'more bokeh is better'; rather, I look at HOW bokeh is drawn and have a few favourite lenses particularly for their OOF rendering.

The pre-ASPH Summilux 50mm, by far, is my favourite OOF-rendering lens.

The review is called: The pre-ASPH Leica Summilux-M 50mm at Disneyland on the Sony A7r

 shigzeo's gear list:shigzeo's gear list
Leica SL (Typ 601) Fujifilm GFX 50S Leica M10 Leica APO-Summicron-M 90mm f/2 ASPH +6 more
Fujifilm X-T1
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