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Old 12-11-2012   #101
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Tom, any night time shots with the lens? I'm really eager to see what it does in dark streets
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Voigtlander 21/1.8's IN TRANSIT
Old 12-12-2012   #102
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Voigtlander 21/1.8's IN TRANSIT

The new Voigtlander 21/1.8's are now in transit and expected to arrive after Christmas.

As anticipated the Cosina factory was unable to fill all of my order,
but some of the new 21/1.8's are still available.

Next shipment is likely several months away.

Thanks For Looking!

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Old 12-12-2012   #103
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Cant wait to see more shots from it.
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Old 12-12-2012   #104
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Cant wait to see more shots from it.
Yep,
you can pre-order here
http://checkout.cameraquest.com/voig...le-deposit.htm

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Old 01-17-2013   #105
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Voigtlander Ultron 21mm f1.8 on a R4M. Ektar 100.
Kanazawa, Japan.
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Old 01-20-2013   #106
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I spent the afternoon at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Took in the most excellent major exhibit "War Photographers" and spent a while wandering around the other exhibit halls. The CV 21/1.8 was put to good use on a M9-P (coded as a 21 Elmarit ASPH).

All are at f1.8 or 2.0, ISO 640, the B&W files are out of the camera "vintage black and white."
Lovely images... I have been pondering this lens for the past couple of weeks too, ready to pull the trigger any time now.
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Old 01-30-2013   #107
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Got mine few days ago and am very impressed with the build quality and how the lens balances with the camera so well, the fixed hood does make it a bit bigger than it needed to be, but it feels nice.

Sharp enough wide open, I really like the rendering and didn't pay attention to distortion at all. Close range shots below are at .7m, gotta do Tom's strap measuring mark for shorter distances.


feed me your garbage by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


long wait by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


quick read by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


big ear by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


kiki by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr
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Old 02-01-2013   #108
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some more, this time on an M9. it was quite dark there actually, shooting wide open, iso 800 and speeds around 4, 8..


igor by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


amused by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


focused by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


sip by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr


david by Marcelo Colmenero, on Flickr
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How does it work on an M9????? How do you code it??? Is there color-shift on bright light???
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Old 10-29-2013   #110
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it's been really quiet on this front for over half a year - everyone busy shooting with this apparently awesome lens?
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Quite remarkable lens indeed. I consider buying it. I wish there were more posts here. Especially, after I saw http://www.flickr.com/photos/hhackbarth/11036232333/ I read this lens suffers from field curvature, but I wondered if this was common to all lenses or this was just a bad copy? I mean, in this example is rather obvious with the buildings in the right back became sharper while they were supposed to be more out of focus.
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Quite remarkable lens indeed. I consider buying it. I wish there were more posts here. Especially, after I saw http://www.flickr.com/photos/hhackbarth/11036232333/ I read this lens suffers from field curvature, but I wondered if this was common to all lenses or this was just a bad copy? I mean, in this example is rather obvious with the buildings in the right back became sharper while they were supposed to be more out of focus.
I think this lens is as issue-free as it could be. Let's look at the facts:

-sharp wide open, sharper stopped down (we're talking about a f/1.8 ultrawide here, don't forget that)
-mechanically really solid and well made, i don't see a difference between my leica lenses and this one
(from a small test it is sharper than the 21 summilux, both at f/2)
-very low distortion, not only compared to ultra wides
-vignetting is well controlled
-lens is really good regarding flare
-reasonably sized and priced for the specs

Given those facts I think this lens is a win in every way. It's not for you if you like it smaller/lighter and certainly not as sharp as the Super Elmar f/3.4 ASPH. Otherwise I think you can only take that lens from my cold dead hands...
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