Voigtlander 25mm f0.95.

Started Apr 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Martin Ocando
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In reply to Ollie 2, May 1, 2012

What is the point of having an over 1K $ lens, f:0.95 and not being able to use it wide open for decent results? I also love fast primes, and thankfully my 20mm f:1.7 deliver pretty sharp images wide open. I do stop it down, but when I want to have more DOF, but for the mainstream of images I shoot wide open.

And don't tell me focusing, since with EVF, focusing at darker scenes is no longer an issue.

Besides, using a reduced size sensor, you need all the luminosity you can get in order to have decent bokeh, because shooting with a 25mm at f:2 we are really shooting with an equivalent DOF of a 50mm at f:4 in Full Frame.

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