Voigtländer 12mm F5.6 Ultra Wide-Heliar E-mount lens review by DaveK

reviewer#37854 date: May-6-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:(nice small) Voigtländer 12mm F5.6 leica39 (screw) mount (which gave purple edges).
price paid:550 Euro
positive:- Great for architecture or landscapes
- sharp
negative:A bit too heavy. It's solid metal, but that wasn't completely nessecery IMO.
comment:Great lens for cities like New York City. You can get it all on one picture.. even your own feet (if you don't watch out).

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 2
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.50
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.60
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