Voigtlander 17.5mm sharp wide open?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by nardoleo, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. nardoleo

    nardoleo Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 2, 2013
    Hi all,

    I was wondering if the voigtlander 17.5mm lens is sharp at f0.95?


    Sent from my trusty Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  2. biomed

    biomed Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 22, 2013
    Seattle area
    I have read that it is sharp, but the DOF is pretty slim wide open.
  3. MAubrey

    MAubrey Photographer

    Jul 9, 2012
    Bellingham, WA
    Mike Aubrey
    It's certainly sharp wide open, but contrast is low...which will can potentially give the impression of soft depending on the subject, but that can be adjusted in post. And, of course, its brilliantly sharp when stopped down to f/2.8. Certainly the sharpest 35mm equivalent lens for the system.
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