Tag Archive: f/0.95

Sep 16

Review: Voigtländer Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95

Voigtländer Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95

Voigtländer is the oldest name in photography.  The original Voigtländer optical company was founded in 1756 and has been producing groundbreaking photography equipment since.  They created the fastest optical lens in the world in 1840, the original Petzval lens, which was a screaming fast f/3.7.  Ok, screaming fast for 1840.  They also created the first …

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Aug 08

Review: Voigtländer Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95

The Voigtländer Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95

There are fast lenses, and then there are FAST lenses.  The Voigtländer Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 definitely falls into the latter category.  In fact, at f/0.95, it ties with a few other lenses, including its 25mm Micro 4/3 brother, as the fastest lens currently produced for an interchangeable lens camera.  Faster lenses have been made, but they have …

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Aug 05

A surprising lens…

Voigtlander Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95

I’ve got the Voigtlander Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 in hand for evaluation (thanks to my friends at LensRentals.com), and I’m running it through its paces at the moment.  I will have a full in-depth review sometime in the next week,but for now I just wanted to share a few thoughts.  This lens is an all manual …

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