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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh Lens Review Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh April 14, 2024 Coating colour Leica M10-P, Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.5 Prominent, Edinburgh, UK I have owned the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 L39 and Prominent version, also known as the Old Nokton, multiple times. With each iteration, I am learning about the different versions, adapter compatibility, its history, and its distinctive renderings. I’ve been meaning […]

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.2 Aspherical VM Review

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.2 Aspherical VM Review Lens Review Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.2 Aspherical VM Review February 13, 2024 Leica M240-P Camera, Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical VM As a fifty guy, I’ve always kept an eye on new and exciting lenses, especially those that can provide excellent value for money. When the rumors and videos about the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.2 ASPH VM lens started to circulate on YouTube, I was immediately intrigued. I had previously owned the Nokton […]

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Zunow Teikoku Kogaku Japan 50mm f1.1 – The First Ultra Fast Lens

Zunow Teikoku Kogaku Japan 50mm f1.1 – The First Ultra Fast Lens Lens Review Zunow Teikoku Kogaku Japan 50mm f1.1 – The First Ultra Fast Lens August 14, 2021 Thanks to SH Cameras letting me try this precious lens to try and do some testing with it. I am always curiously trying out different Japanese fast lenses in the 50s or 60s since I own Canon 50mm f/0.95 and have always been a fan of the Canon 50mm f/1.2 LTM. […]

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Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid – the most beautiful 50mm

Lens Review Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid The most beautiful 50mm Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid – the most beautiful 50mm August 8, 2020 Fujifilm Superia Premium 400, Rigid Type 1 Fujifilm Superia Premium 400, Rigid Type 1 Why is it called Rigid The Leica Summicron Rigid 50mm f2 produced from 1956 to 1968 mainly in bayonet M mount with some rare LTM mount ever made. It has 10 blades aperture opening, filter thread is inherited from its predecessor in […]

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Dallmeyer Septac 50mm f1.5 (uncoated) – Legendary Cine Lens

Dallmeyer Anastigmat Septac 50mm f1.5 Lengendary Cine Lens Dallmeyer Septac 50mm f1.5 (uncoated) – Legendary Cine Lens July 19, 2020 Modified Cine lenses I have tried Alpa Kern Macro Switar 50/1.9 and Kinoptik 50mm f2 many years ago. I am not a big fan of modified lenses as I love leica lenses with their well constructed barrels and design on aperture rings. But in terms of mood and character sometimes Leica lenses can be dull or too ordinary, which is […]

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