Voigtlander Nokton 25mm F0.95

Announced Aug 26, 2010 •
Prime lens | Micro Four Thirds
IRanOutOfUsernameIdeas
 

Gorgeous lens and it really gives some gorgeous bokeh (at close range). Also really lets MFT be a good low light system. Build quality is Leica like, it's heavy and solid, really assuring it's gonna last. Sharpness is good enough, for me, then again I'm not a huge sharpness freak. I'm a photographer, not a video guy, but I've noticed that when you're going up close, the lens breathes a noticeable amount. So not the best for up close shots. Also, it's really fun to tell your friends you have a ...

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dbaechli
 

So far I own the 17.5mm and the 25mm. The 42.5 is in back order. Might have it in a month or so.. I've had the 25mm for a while and as I really love Voigtländer lenses (I have also a bunch of M-mount Voigtländers which I use on Fuji X-mount and the Sony a7). I have to admit, 3 years ago I did struggle a bit with the 25 on the earlier Olympus mfts. It is a wonderfully built lens, no doubt, but I wasn't used that much to manual focus and I think it wasn't quite in balance with the small bodies. ...

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Before I start, why is there three review entries by the same person? Great lens.  Voightlander has proven that it is possible to make a high quality lens both in terms of finishing an optics for the micro 4/3 format. The size is just right for the camera and handles very well. Provide good shallow depth of field with a nice bokeh. White Shadow

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andoz
 

build quality . the lens by itself is really well built , i own a leica m8 , and its easy to see the resemblance in construction , so much so that for the mft the voigtlander nokton 25 .95 looks more like a leica that the panasonic leica 25 1.4 , its one of the reasons i fell for the lens , and of the gear i own for the micro fourthirds it is easily one of the best constructed pieces , peformance at f.95 the lens is really fast , but it does get the glow associated with larger apparture ...

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andoz
 

build quality . the lens by itself is really well built , i own a leica m8 , and its easy to see the resemblance in construction , so much so that for the mft the voigtlander nokton 25 .95 looks more like a leica that the panasonic leica 25 1.4 , its one of the reasons i fell for the lens , and of the gear i own for the micro fourthirds it is easily one of the best constructed pieces , peformance at f.95 the lens is really fast , but it does get the glow associated with larger apparture ...

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andoz
 

build quality . the lens by itself is really well built , i own a leica m8 , and its easy to see the resemblance in construction , so much so that for the mft the voigtlander nokton 25 .95 looks more like a leica that the panasonic leica 25 1.4 , its one of the reasons i fell for the lens , and of the gear i own for the micro fourthirds it is easily one of the best constructed pieces , peformance at f.95 the lens is really fast , but it does get the glow associated with larger apparture ...

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