I started giving a Leica list out to individual colleagues and the request kept coming, so we decided to share it with everyone on the blog. These lenses are only R-Mount, they are the cream of the crop and through variest test we have found them to be excellent.
This lens set was put together with love and commitment to excellence by my good friend David Marconi and Eva Jay http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0545861/. He is a writer/director and has fallen in love with this technology. David is directing a movie in the fall of 2010, where we will be taking the Leica’s and our Canon 5D’s to the Moroccan desert to shoot a thriller.
In early June David asked me to take this group of lenses and put them to the test. We used them on a Medal of Honor commercial with Bandito Brothers and a Nike commercial that Robert Elswit, ASC photograghed http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005696/
Fotodiox lens adapters are the tightest fitting and will focus at infinity.
Here are the best websites according to David and Eva for factual info. about the Leica’s.
|Leica Lenses||MIN. F-STOP||MAX. F-Stop|
|15 mm Elmarit -R ASPH ROM Leica||2.8||22|
|19 mm Elmarit -R Leica||2.8||22|
|21 mm Super-Angulon-R Leica||4||22|
|28 mm Elmarit-R Leica||2.8||22|
|35 mm Sumilux-R Leica||1.4||16|
|50 mm Summilux-R Leica||1.4||16|
|80 mm Summilux-R Leica||1.4||16|
|90 mm APO- Summicron-R Leica||2||16|
|35 mm Leica||2||16|
|60 mm Macro Leica||2.8||22|
|100 mm Macro Leica||2.8||22|
|280 mm Apo-Telyt-R Leica||2.8||22|
|280 extender Apo Extender-R 1.4 x|
|180 mm Telephoto-Apo-Summicron-R Leica||2|
|Apo-Telyt-R Modular Leica lens system|
|280/400/560 mm Lens Head Telephoto-Leica-R|
|400/560/800 mm Lens Head Telephoto-Leica-R|
|1x 280/400 – Focus Module||2.8|
|1.4x 400/560- Focus Module||4|
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