The Voigtlander brand, whose lenses are developed and produced by Cosina in Japan, has introduced new high-intensity Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Lens for Sony E mount back in April is now available to buy on BHphpoto and amazon stores.
New Nokton full-frame lenses with the “SE” stands for “Still Edition” and means that the silent aperture adjustment, which is important for videography. The aperture of the Sony E mount lenses can only be adjusted using the aperture adjustment, which is rasterized in 1/3 steps. The focus is adjusted manually.
New Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE lens is optimized for the latest Sony full-frame sensors and is characterized by a particularly solid construction of their metal frame. The electrical contacts transmit relevant information to the camera. With the help of the focus peaking function, manual focusing should be very simple and precise.
The high light intensity of 1:1.2 allows a gentle cut-out against a blurred modulated background and should still have enough reserves even in difficult lighting situations. Voigtlander also promises top performance in terms of image quality.
Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 optical design includes two aspherical elements, the built-in electronics transmits data to the camera for recording in EXIF, and the lens is compatible with the built-in image stabilization system. In the description, the manufacturer notes the beautiful blur of the image outside the field of focus, the smooth movement of the focus ring, and the small size of the lenses.
Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical SE Specifications
- Focal Length: 35mm
- Maximum Aperture: f/1.2
- Minimum Aperture: f/22
- Mount: Sony E
- Format Compatibility: Full-Frame
- Angle of View: 61.9°
- Minimum Focus Distance: 30 cm
- Maximum Magnification: 0.17x
- Optical Design: 9 Elements in 7 Groups
- Diaphragm Blades: 12
- Focus Type: Manual Focus
- Image Stabilization: No
- Front Filter Size: 58 mm
- Dimensions: 66.5 x 59.9 mm
- Weight: 387 g
Price and availability
A few days back, Sony has unveiled the new highly anticipated Sony A7S III full-frame camera and the pre-order of this camera has also been started on Bhphotovideo.com, with a starting price of $3,498 for the body only and shipping will begin from September 24, 2020.