In this review, we will be comparing Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH, two Wideangle Prime lenses from Voigtlander and Leica.
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 Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and the Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton
||Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
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. Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton weighs 200g, which means it is 940g (82%) lighter than the Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH which has a weight of 1140g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for Size Comparison
Both Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 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.
Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. Leica Elmarit S 30MM f2.8 ASPH is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 30mm.