LEICA NOCTILUX-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH
A revolution in portrait photography.
Available from the beginning of 2018.
- World‘s fastest aspherical 75mm lens.
- Razor-thin depth of focus in combination with exceptional imaging performance.
- A uniquely soft bokeh that makes photographers’ dreams come true.
- Its optical design allows precise, exceptionally detailed isolation of subjects from their surroundings.
- With a focal length of 75 mm, it is predestined for the creation of portraits with a natural look.
- A lens for M- and SL-Photographers who are seeking something truly special.
- Outstanding image performance at maximum aperture and unmistakable bokeh.
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- Technical Specs
Depth of field redefined
For more than 50 years, the name Noctilux has been synonymous with exceptional optical design, pushing the limits of what is technically possible, and founded on the outstanding quality delivered by German engineering.
The new Leica Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. is set to become a legend in its own right with its incredibly shallow depth of field, in combination with exceptional imaging performance, and a uniquely soft bokeh.
Its optical design allows precise, exceptionally detailed isolation of subjects from their background to create images of unique character. With a focal length of 75 mm, it is perfectly suited for the creation of portraits with a natural look. An ideal lens for M and SL photographers who are seeking something truly special and know how to make best use of creativity in their imagery.
The optical design of the Leica Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. features nine elements in six groups. Two aspherical elements are included in the design to ensure optimum imaging performance across the entire frame. Thanks to a floating element, accurate and sharp focusing is maintained from the minimum focusing distance of 0.85m all the way to infinity.
This exceptionally short focusing distance for a fast lens, and a reproduction ratio of 1:8.8, underline the particular suitability of the lens for portraits and highly detailed close-ups.
The harmonious bokeh of the lens is the result of the round aperture created by the eleven blades of its iris. An integrated, lockable lens hood shades the lens from stray light and protects it from accidental impacts. Thanks to its enormous resolving power, the Leica 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH. is future-proof and delivers exceptional quality when capturing images onto high resolution sensors or cropping into the composition.
|Noctilux-M 75 mm f/1.25 ASPH.|
|Angles of view (diagonal, horizontal, vertical)||For 35 mm (24×36 mm): approx. 32°, 27°, 18°
For Leica M8 models (18×27 mm):
approx. 24°, 20°, 14°, corresponding to approx. 100 mm focal length in 35 mm format1
|Optical design||Number of lens elements/groups: 9/6
Position of entrance pupil (at infinity): 26.9 mm (infront of bayonet)
|Distance setting||Focusing range: 0.85 m to ∞
Scales: Combined meter/feet graduation
Smallest object field/Largest reproduction ratio:For 35 mm, approx. 212×318 mm/1:8.8
For Leica M8 models, approx. 159×238 mm/1:8.
|Aperture||Setting/Function: Preset with click-stops/half values available
Lowest value: 16
|Lens mount||Leica M quick-change bayonet with 6 bit lens identification bar code for digital M models2|
|Filter mount||Internal thread for screw-on filter E67, with non-rotating focusing mount|
|Lens hood||Built-in, screw-out|
|Dimensions and weight||Length as of the bayonet surface: approx. 91 mm
Largest diameter: approx. 74 mm
Weight: approx. 1055 g
|Compatible cameras||All Leica M cameras3, 4, Leica SL camera using Leica M Adapter L|
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