Reviews and Problems with Voigtlaender 50mm Nokton f/1.1
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This is my favorite lens, but...
sgrundler, B&H Photo
2 August 2015
Excerpt: Currently this is my favorite lens to shoot with on my Sony A7S using my VM-E close focus adaptor. The IQ is great, the DoF is magical, and it focuses close to get great close ups with the Voigtlander adaptor. I love shooting with this lens as a still photo lens, however I primarily shoot video.
Summary: You will read a lot of mixed reviews on this lens online but I can tell you with no agenda this lens is a bargain for what you get. Sometimes lenses take on mythical proportions such as the Noctilux f/1 but very few actually get to shoot with one.
Excerpt: Yes I would buy it again, matter of fact I have bought again. This is the second one I've owned. I used to have it when I shot with a konica Hexar RF. I have missed it so much. At f1.1 the bokeh is so beaitiful the background just melts away while the center stays nice and sharp.
I liked the results but I found it far easier to ...
C. Griffin "Advaitin", Amazon
20 January 2015
Summary: I have many Canon lenses and cameras to match. I've begun using Sony A7R and A7S cameras for the novelty of using my Canon lenses with adapters on the Sonys. I liked the results but I found it far easier to use the manual focus mode rather than the slow-working autofocus feature.
Excerpt: Purchased used here at B&H. I had seen an earlier reviewer say it got sharper as you closed down. Considering my photo sample, I don't see how you could ask it to be sharper full open. I intend to use this in lower light situations, theaters, clubs, or other peformances.