Reviews and Problems with Voigtlaender Nokton 35mm 1,4
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6 September 2013
Excerpt: I will start by explaining I am not using this lens on a Bessa or Leica, but as many new buyers are, I am using it on a sony (nex-7). So, keep this in mind.My first impressions were: Impressive build quality, like the half stops on the aperture ring, small, heavy (in a good way), sharp when stopped...
Excerpt: It is nice reasonably sharp (but not clinically sharp) lens with some barrel distortions which kind of add to a classic look. I like it a lot for street shooting and casual / family everyday moments shots.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
My Leica M3 embraces Voigtlander Nokton 35mm Wide Angle lens
Quiet Hut, Amazon
3 August 2011
Summary: Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.4 lens I purchased for my 1958 Leica M3 was a trophy for me. It helped me photograph exactly what I wanted on the recent Trans Canada Train trip I took with my usual tools of trade, the Nikon digital (D90) and the Leica.
Summary: This lens handles very well and feels like one solid chuck of steel on the front of your camera. It is VERY sharp but not terribly so even in the center at f/1.4. Super sharp, but not macro lens or leica sharp. For the price, it simply can't be beat! (except by maybe the 40mm version)
Excerpt: This is a very nice little lens, but expect no surprises with it. It's cheap and there are lots of sharper M mount lenses out there. You get exactly what you pay for.The ideal uses for this lens are low light handheld shots, people shots (where you want to smooth the skin), and special effects of...
Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction