Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm F1.4 FE Review

April 4, 2018 | Mark Goldstein |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm F1.4 FE from around the web.

phillipreeve.net »

The Voigtlander 35mm 1.4 Nokton E “classic” was announced alongside the Voigtlander 40mm 1.2 Nokton E and after a slight delay just hit the shelves (02/18). The “classic” designation relates to the heritage of this lens as its symmetrical optical design is very similar to the older M-mount 35mm 1.4. What can we expect from Voigtlander’s first classic E-mount lens?
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admiringlight.com »

As modern lenses become sharper, with fewer lens aberrations, one byproduct has been the explosion of lens size. These highly corrected optics require more and more elements, made with special glass types and molding processes. This is highly evident in the extremely large and heavy Sony/Zeiss FE 35mm f/1.4 and other recent full-frame f/1.4 wide angle primes. Voigtländer has eschewed that design philosophy with their latest 35mm lens: a 35mm f/1.4 that is exceptionally small. In doing so, they’ve kept some of those lens aberrations, but also created a lens that delivers a truly unique look. Let’s dive deeper in to the Voigtländer 35mm f/1.4 Nokton Classic for full frame E-mount.
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