Leica Showcase Voigtlander 50mm f/1.1 Nokton

serhan

All-Pro
May 7, 2011
NYC
A few from last year's Cherry Blossoms Festival in DC, all wide open f/1.1 with nex 5-n so 75mm f/1.8 equivalent:

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TraamisVOS

Hall of Famer
Nov 29, 2010
Melbourne, Australia
I think this lens is plenty sharp. I don't know why people criticise it for not being sharp enough. Keeping in mind I was shooting at 1/60 shutter speed so there will be a tiny bit of motion blur in these shots.

Albeit I sharpened these photos in post, but I do that for other lenses too.

All these were shot wide open at f/1.1.





 

Amin

Hall of Famer
Jul 3, 2010
Looks like a great lens. Definitely on my list of probable future buys...
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
This is the most under-valued and under-appreciated lens that can be bought new. I have two Canon 50/0.95's. Not worth converting them to RF coupled M-Mount with this lens available at just over $1000 new and $800 used. I bought the Canons when they were $200.
 

Vidar

Veteran
Oct 25, 2010
Bergen, Norway
Vidar
I agree Brian, I really like this lens.

But still I am considering getting the Canon 50 0.95 for some more "artistic" and experimental use, let me know if you would like to sell me one of yours!:D
 

BrianS

Legend
Jul 7, 2010
I'll put up a gallery with the Canon 50/0.9 used on Film. Having one converted professionally runs $350 or so. It's an amazing lens- "Crazy Bokeh", one day I will probably convert one of them myself. Will think of you if I put one up.
 

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