The Ideal Leica Standard Zoom Lens
The Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. fast standard zoom offers a versatile wide-angle to portrait-length range. Engineered for mirrorless full-frame L mount cameras. There are 18 elements contained within 15 groups lens that assimilate four aspherical elements along with 11 anomalous partial dispersion elements, which go a long way to diminish chromatic aberrations and distortions all through the entire zoom range for marked image sharpness and clarity. The f/2.8-4 maximum aperture is a big advantage working in a variety of lighting environments and also offers enhanved control over focus position for shooting with shallow depth of field fashion. Designed for dependable performance at every focal length and focusing distance, the ambidexterity this lens affords is ideal for nearly any photographic application.
Crowning the imaging performance is a befitting effective 3.5-stop Optical Image Stabilizor system that diminishes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld images in difficult lighting environment. A silent and precise AF motor is also a benefit to both stills shots and video capture, and makes use of an internal focusing device to speed up overall performance. This focusing layout also keeps the front 82mm filter ring from rotating during shooting to better utilize circular polarizing or graduated filters. In addition, this lens contains the Leica AquaDura hydrophobic coating on both the front and rear elements, to defend against moisture and smudging, along with a completely dust and water-sealed layout to protect the lens when shooting in inclement situations.