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8.9 out of 10

Voigtlaender Nokton 58mm F1.4 SL II

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Reviews and Problems with Voigtlaender Nokton 58mm F1.4 SL II

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Overall 10
10

Great lens I would others from this seller

drphotoimagery, Ebay
12 May 2014
Overall 10
10

The best for Artistic portraits

Ostrovskiy, B&H Photo
14 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Great lens, bokeh is gorgeous!
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Beautiful Results on Digital

Mamiya Fan, B&H Photo
12 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens for portraiture on Nikon D300 SLR, and on 35mm SLR film bodies. Since focusing is done at f1.4, which provides a hazy soft image, this lens is hard to focus on the ground glass alone. So I use the green dot in focus indicator in my Nikon to help me. The other focusing issue with this lens is field curvature.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 10
10

Nice

D Michael, B&H Photo
5 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Please note that the images don't represent the lens fully. B&H hasn't updated the images to reflect the metal ring now being used on the new model. The optics are the same, and I like the metal ring better. So a bonus for us. The build quality is awesome, and the focus ring is a joy to use. Must stop down to get the best sharpness, but you must do this with all fast lenses. Still very nice and usable at 1.4. Bokeh is second to none in this category and price.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Oozes Quality

Morriss, B&H Photo
2 December 2013
  • Excerpt: It feels so good in my hands. I needed something fast that could actually be used wide open for dance photographs. Timing is everything with dance photographs, so auto focus in low light is worthless. I use it on a D700 and the results are fantanstic.
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Overall 10
10

Underrated lens

Amazon
26 October 2013
  • Summary: Love this lens. Used on MFT GH3 giving something like a 100mm crop. Its not a lens for point and shoot, neither is it sharp in comparison to say the Panny 12-35mm. Its a lens where shots have to be worked at, but this is its major charm, spend time getting the angle of the light right and it brings up some brilliant surprises​. I've taken some of my best shots with this, and great for portraits.
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Overall 10
10

Impressive lens

Stefan, B&H Photo
30 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I use the this lens on my D7000 so with the crop sensor it makes an excellent portrait lens. I am a huge fan of the colour reproduction and bokeh this lens produces. It is also superbly built and sharp. Excellent lens my only concern is whether the zeiss would be better for another 200 dollars. As it stands this lens is excellent and I am very happy.
  • Pros: Durable, Good in low light, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Great lens for m43

Ben, B&H Photo
8 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I recently purchased a Metabones Speed Booster for my Panasonic GH3. My first pro level camera was a Nikon F2 Photomic and I shot with a 50mm f1.4 AIS lens along with my favorite lens of all time, the 105 f1.8 AIS Nikkor. I purchased the Nokton 58mm f1.4 lens to achieve an 85mm equivalent focal length on my GH3. I'm thoroughly pleased with the images I've been capturing with this lens.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
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a very nice little lens

KOM, B&H Photo
11 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Optical quality is better than 50mm 1.4G. Smooth focusing.
  • Pros: Durable, Good contrast, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Cheap lens cap
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10

Nice

Michael Cramer, Burstmode Photography, B&H Photo
27 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Everything photographic has a learning curve. I've had this lens for nearly 2 months and I'm comfortable with the lens. At f/1.4, the dof is very narrow and it can be a little soft but in a comfortable sort of way; much like a favorite old pair of jeans. Stop down a bit and the lens is magic. Beautifully made, small and unobtrusive, it's very easy to use. It stays on my D7100 and has produced several lovely portraits.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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