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Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 Lens

BH #VO5015VM • MFR #BA368A
Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 Lens
Key Features
  • Leica M-Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.5 to f/16
  • Classic Heliar Optical Design
  • Manual Focus Design
Inspired by the lenses and aesthetics of yester-year, the Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 is a unique normal-length prime intended to provide you with vintage image quality. While most of today's lenses are designed for maximum sharpness and color saturation, this lens provides you with something different and renders slightly muted colors and subtlety soft renditions. Ideal for portrait, street, and reportage photography, this lens features an all metal lens barrel and the metal focus ring is machined with a classic diamond pattern. The engraved cross hatch pattern gives both improved operability with a texture that doesn't slip in either directions. It also adds to the physical beauty and tactile appeal of the lens.
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Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 Overview

Inspired by the lenses and aesthetics of yester-year, the Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 is a unique normal-length prime intended to provide you with vintage image quality. While most of today's lenses are designed for maximum sharpness and color saturation, this lens provides you with something different and renders slightly muted colors and subtlety soft renditions. Ideal for portrait, street, and reportage photography, this lens features an all metal lens barrel and the metal focus ring is machined with a classic diamond pattern. The engraved cross hatch pattern gives both improved operability with a texture that doesn't slip in either directions. It also adds to the physical beauty and tactile appeal of the lens.

Versatile normal-length prime lens is characterized by a bright, fast f/1.5 maximum aperture to control depth of field for selective focus techniques, as well as to benefit working in low-light conditions.
Six elements in three groups for vintage Heliar optical design provides classic image quality with slightly muted color reproduction and slightly soft renditions.
All metal lens barrel with a diamond-patterned focus ring.
Manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 1.6' away.
10-blade diaphragm for a pleasing bokeh quality.

Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.5
Lens Mount
Leica M
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.5
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica M
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
45.9°
Minimum Focus Distance
19.7" / 50 cm
Optical Design
6 Elements in 3 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
10
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.2 x 1.6" / 56.8 x 41.9 mm
Weight
9 oz / 255 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.96 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.9 x 4.6 x 4.5"

Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm f/1.5 Reviews

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Is this lens single or multi-coated?

Is this lens single or multi-coated?
Asked by: John
No, the lack of a multi-coating the Voigtlander heliar classic 50mm ensures atmospheric results, especially in backlit situations the lens has a single coating only.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2023-06-26
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