Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH

Announced Sep 15, 2008 •
Prime lens | Leica M
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The Noctilux is a large and heavy lens with the unusual maximum aperture of f0.95, and a price of about $11 thousand USD. Few people would see the need to pay this much for a lens whose image quality is bested by many cheaper lenses, and so the ultra-fast aperture of f0.95 is the sole justification for that price as far as I know. Once a user gets the Noctilux onto their camera and gets used to what it provides, they might feel better about their expenditure, since the speed is real and will ...

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