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German Summilux v Voigtlander Ultron lenses

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by PeteE, Dec 24, 2019.

  1. PeteE

    PeteE Well-Known Member

    i have b een 'Loaned' by a good Camera Club friend a Voigtlander 'ULTRON 35mm f1.4' lens Leica M fit so I have compared shots at full aperture with my 1988 German Summilux 35mm f1.4
    Summilux is the Top one
    Summilux 03.jpg Ultron 04.jpg Summilux 04.jpg Ultron 05.jpg
  2. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Looks like Ultron wins to me. Surprising.
    Learning likes this.
  3. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Agree with the reservation that I am looking at these on only a 30 inch 2560x1600 monitor.
  4. PeteE

    PeteE Well-Known Member

    YES -- Ultron WINS !! The Summilux has 'coma' and bad spread of highlights at full aperture.
  5. AndyTake2

    AndyTake2 Well-Known Member

    Does that mean we need the Avengers to save us???:p

    Agree that the Ultron lens is the better - as with Learning, I am viewing this on a monster monitor, and the difference is instantly noticeable.

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