Under the Lens

It’s always interesting to see something that’s normally concealed. Thanks to a few Leica students who thought that very neatly cutting their lenses in half was the perfect graduation project, we now know how they look inside.

Correction, how pretty they look inside.

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You can really see the craftsmanship that was poured into making that Leica Tri-Elmar-M 28-35-50mm. The parts look so intricately interlocked, you’d be relieved to know that these were assembled by hand. Well, at least in the case of Leica lenses.

Here is another cross-section view, this time of a Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux M ASPH.

Photo by Duncan Meeder via petapixel.com

Again, the way everything looks so delicate makes me a tad worried about robots putting these parts together. What about you?

Before you answer, why not read more about these fancy cross-sections of Leica lenses?

written by sleepswimming on 2011-05-26 #news #lens #lomography #parts #news #leica #cross-section #cross-section-view

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