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Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 wide on Olympus M4/3. How good?

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by andyw, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

    435
    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Thinking of getting a Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 wide for the E-PL2 and E-P1 and was wondering how good it was and if it is a good focal length on M4/3 for landscape and general walk about. Important thing is is it sharp?

    Or would i be better off getting the Pany 14mm f2.5? The voigtlanders look so much more sexy than the pany lenses!LOL

    I also desperately want the Voigtlander 40mm f/1.4 Nokton which will be a deffinate purchase!
     
  2. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    These are a few of my shots using the Voigtlander 15mm, f/4.5

    P1000446.

    P10004421.

    1000261.

    1000243.

    1010871.

    For landscape work it's a toss up between this lens and the Voigtlander 12mm, f/5.6 for me these days. The 15mm is probably that bit sharper than the 12mm. I find that applying some correction for vignetting is advisable, to that end I've actually made some pre sets for all my lenses in my raw processor (Bibble Pro 5 in my case).


    Barrie
     
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  3. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

    435
    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Thanks for the images. I love that bus! Looks like a photo from the 70's!
     
  4. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
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