Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Leica M mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 Ultra Wide Heliar Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 Ultra Wide Heliar lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|9 Diaphragm Blades
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 is compatible with cameras that have 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 43mm. It weighs 230g / 8.1 oz.
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 has a filter thread of 67mm.
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 has a fixed focal lenght of 12mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 has a max aperture of F5.6 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 aspherical element.
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Voigtlander 12mm F5.6
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