Tag: Noctilux 0.95

  • The Leica Noctilux-M 50/0.95 from a pro’s perspective: is it worth the money? Part I

    The Leica Noctilux-M 50/0.95 from a pro’s perspective: is it worth the money? Part I

    It’s been a little more than four years since I bought my Leica Noctilux-M 50/0.95 APSH and it’s time for some evaluation and contemplation. I never spent more time on a decision whether to buy or not, than I did with this lens. I have a good business as a working pro photographer and journalist, […]

  • Continuous light

    Continuous light

    I had the chance to play with a Hedler LED continuous light set. It’s funny what you can do with these things and I like the ‘what you see is what you get’ thing. I might elaborate a bit more on this. Leica M240 with 50/0.95 Noctilux and Hedler Profilux LED 1000X

  • Wednesday wedding pic: the joke

    Wednesday wedding pic: the joke

    The Noctilux keeps proving itself as a pretty versatile instrument. Here, I noticed one of the family members laughing out loud after a joke was told. The Noctilux enables me to isolate the man, even over a distance of a few meters and draws the scene with a buttery smooth rendering. I think one of […]

  • Wednesday wedding pic: getting ready

    Wednesday wedding pic: getting ready

    The Leica 50/0.95 Noctilux is slowly starting to replace my trusted 50 Cron. At first I thought I’d use the Nocti only in bad light or for situations where a shallow depth of field would add to the mood. But now, I found out that the Nocti is also perfectly usable with smaller apertures. And […]

  • Beauty and the 0.95 beast

    Beauty and the 0.95 beast

    Yes, the Leica Noctilux 0.95 ASPH is a beast. And with the same price tag as a brand new small car, or a second hand nice car, it doesn’t come cheap. Yet I’m in the process of buying one, because I think it will work for my documentary wedding photography¬†and my other photographic assignments. It […]