A great review of the Summicron f:2 35mm APO by Hari Subramanyam
“… The APO designation for a 35mm focal length could be mistaken as a Marketing statement.
However, having shot over 2,000 images in color with this lens, many of which are Torture Tests, I can state with confidence that there is real world benefit from the APO correction. Scroll down to the first part of the lens review below to see the Torture Test images.
The acuity, clarity and sparkle I see in the images are like nothing i’ve seen from any 35mm M lens. The definition of fine details wide open and the superlative performance at f5.6 is something else. “…
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