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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens
Key Features
  • Leica M-Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.0 to f/16
  • 1 x Grinding Aspherical (GA) Front Lens
  • 1 x Aspherical Element
The Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens from Voigtlander is a bright and sleek normal-length prime M-mount lens distinguished by its speed and classic rendering. The bright f/1.0 maximum aperture suits working in low-light conditions and enables greater control over depth of field for isolating subjects using selective focus.
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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical Overview

The Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens from Voigtlander is a bright and sleek normal-length prime M-mount lens distinguished by its speed and classic rendering. The bright f/1.0 maximum aperture suits working in low-light conditions and enables greater control over depth of field for isolating subjects using selective focus.

Fabricating the aspherical front element is a more challenging process than producing a general mold aspherical lens, due to the high melting point of the high-refraction glass, which cannot be used in the mold manufacturing method. By grinding and polishing the aspherical front element it is possible to simplify the lens configuration, while ensuring high performance even when shooting with a wide-open aperture.

The wide f/1.0 aperture lends a dreamlike quality to images. Its 12 blades provide a smooth, circular look, and sharpness is maintained throughout its focus and aperture range.

With a robust, all-metal construction and classic black finish, this lens still maintains a compact form factor that does not obscure most view viewfinders.

  • Optical performance from GA (Ground Aspherical) front element
  • Full-size image circle
  • Built-in rangefinder interlocking system (minimum distance: 35.4")
  • Beautiful bokeh with 12-blade aperture
  • Rigid and durable all-metal lens barrel
  • Manual focus for reliable focus operation
  • Includes reversible lens hood

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1
Lens Mount
Leica M
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
62 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica M
Angle of View
47.8°
Minimum Focus Distance
35.4" / 90 cm
Optical Design
9 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
12
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.9 x 2.2" / 73.6 x 55 mm
Weight
17.1 oz / 484 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.565 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.3 x 5.6 x 5.1"

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical Reviews

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Is this lens optically the same between Leica M ...

Is this lens optically the same between Leica M and Nikon Z mounts?
Asked by: Jim
Yes, the Nokton 50mm f/1.0 is optically the same between both Nikon Z and Leica M.
Answered by: Stephen M
Date published: 2024-02-07

Hello! What is the focus throw of this lens?

Hello! What is the focus throw of this lens?
Asked by: Bohdan
It's actually one half turn, or 180 degrees.
Answered by: Walter
Date published: 2024-01-05

What is the material of the lens barrel?

What is the material of the lens barrel?
Asked by: John Paul
The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens barrel is metal.
Answered by: Lawrence C
Date published: 2023-04-16

Does this work on a Leica SL with adapter? The 7 ...

Does this work on a Leica SL with adapter? The 7 Artisans version rear element sticks out so far it doesn’t focus all distances
Asked by: Gary
Yes, this will work with the Leica SL and their Leica M-Adapter L.
Answered by: David B
Date published: 2023-11-16

Is there silver in color?

Is there silver in color?
Asked by: YUEN WING
As of the date/time of this reply, no, the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.0 Aspherical MC Lens is not available in silver.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-06-05
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