In this review, we will be comparing 7artisans 50mm F1.1 and Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH, two Standard Prime lenses from 7artisans and Leica. Both lenses have the same focal range of 50mm but different max apertures: 7artisans 50mm F1.1 has a max aperture of F1.1 while the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH has a max aperture of F0.95.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the 7artisans 50mm F1.1 and Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the 7artisans 50mm F1.1 and the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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|Street||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH is the longer of the two lenses at 75mm. The 7artisans 50mm F1.1 with a length of 49mm is 26mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH also has a larger diameter of 73mm compared to 7artisans 50mm F1.1's 60mm diameter.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. 7artisans 50mm F1.1 weighs 400g, which means it is 300g (42%) lighter than the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH which has a weight of 700g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for Size Comparison
Both 7artisans 50mm F1.1 and Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f0.95 ASPH has the same Leica M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica M lenses are Leica M11, Leica M10 and Leica M Typ 262.