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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Lens for Sony E

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Lens for Sony E
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/22
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • One Abnormal Partial Dispersion Element
A refined take on a classic focal length, the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE is a bright and sleek normal-length prime for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Featuring an optimized optical design, one low dispersion element and two aspherical elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations, spherical aberrations, and distortion for impressive clarity and sharpness throughout the aperture range. The lens is also defined by its bright f/1.2 maximum aperture, which benefits working with selective focus techniques, and also aids working in low-light conditions. Additionally, a 12-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality and the lens's manual focus operation permits working with subjects as close as 1.5' away.
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Voigtlander 50mm f/1.2 Nokton Aspherical SE Overview

A refined take on a classic focal length, the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE is a bright and sleek normal-length prime for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Featuring an optimized optical design, one low dispersion element and two aspherical elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations, spherical aberrations, and distortion for impressive clarity and sharpness throughout the aperture range. The lens is also defined by its bright f/1.2 maximum aperture, which benefits working with selective focus techniques, and also aids working in low-light conditions. Additionally, a 12-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality and the lens's manual focus operation permits working with subjects as close as 1.5' away.

Normal-length prime is designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras but can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 75mm equivalent focal length.
Notably fast f/1.2 maximum aperture helps control depth of field for shallow depth of field shooting, and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
Two aspherical elements are used to reduce field curvature, distortion, and spherical aberrations for improved rendering and sharpness.
One abnormal partial dispersion element controls color fringing and chromatic aberrations for greater color accuracy and clarity.
Manual focus design enables a minimum focusing distance of 1.5'.
SE (Stills Edition) version features clicked aperture detents for more tactile control over aperture switching in 1/3-stop increments.
A 12-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
Electronic contacts relay Exif information to the camera for accurate focus assist functions and metadata recording.

Voigtlander 50mm f/1.2 Nokton Aspherical SE Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.2
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
58 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.2
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
47.5°
Minimum Focus Distance
1.48' / 45 cm
Optical Design
8 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
12
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.62 x 2.3" / 66.5 x 58.5 mm
Weight
13.51 oz / 383 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.14 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.2 x 4.5 x 4.4"

Voigtlander 50mm f/1.2 Nokton Aspherical SE Reviews

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Is this lens weather sealed?

Is this lens weather sealed?
Asked by: William
No, the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Lens for Sony E is not weather-sealed.
Answered by: Manzell L
Date published: 2021-06-04

does the lens hood have filter threads as well ...

does the lens hood have filter threads as well and if so what is the size? my 110 apo has 58 threads lens and 67 on the hood
Asked by: Jamison
The lens hood attaches to the lens with a 58mm thread. Only the side that connects to the lens has threading.
Answered by: David B
Date published: 2023-05-17

is the hood reversible for storage?

is the hood reversible for storage?
Asked by: Paolo
This lens has a screw-in lens hood which will not fit in reverse on the lens when storing it.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-06-04

does it support focus mapping on sony a7IIII?

does it support focus mapping on sony a7IIII?
Asked by: sergey
Yes, you can use the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Lens for Sony E on the A7 IV with the focus mapping feature.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2022-06-30
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