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  • Leica Elmar 50mm f/3.5 (5cm/3.5)

    Leica Elmar 50mm f/3.5 (5cm/3.5)

    The Birth of the Standard Lens The Ur-Leica, created in 1914, served as the precursor to the first line of cameras that used film in the 24 x 36mm format. At least three UR Leicas were built by Barnack, who also experimented with lenses, including the retractable Mikro-Summar 42mm f/4.5. Traditionally, a standard lens is…