New lens.

A new lens is being worked into the rotation, starting tomorrow.

The picture says it all.

(Edit: It’s the Leica 50mm Noctilux f/1.0, E60 version)

3 thoughts on “New lens.

  1. Choon Wee says:

    Hi, I’m a frequently reader of your blog.
    Noct F1 is my favourite lens. I love it’s swirling bokeh the most.
    I tried Hexanon 60mm f/1.2 before & it is slightly sharper than the Noct IMO. Noct F1 wise have more pleasing bokeh.
    Anyway, I looking forward to your opinion on this Noct F1.

    • Prosophos says:

      Hello Choon Wee,

      Thank you for the insight. In the short time I’ve had this lens (less than 24 hrs!), I’d have to agree that the Hexanon 60/1.2 is definitely sharper. And I knew a long time ago that the Hex bokeh could be more “interesting” than many lenses and often jarring and distracting – it’s not to everyone’s taste, or for every situation.

      So far, I see this Noctilux F/1 is more dreamy and mellow. It is sharp (enough) and smooth at the same time. Very pleasing for portraits – more so than the Noctilux f/0.95 I previously tried.

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