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Christmas in colour – A few shots with the Voigtlander 50mm f/1.1

December 31, 2014

Since I banged on at some length about how I would likely only ever use my Voigtlander 50mm 1.1 for its function, ie in low light, I thought I would contradict myself and shoot some shallow depth of field colour photos in my well lit living room.

These were taken over the course of Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We bought my daughter a bike for Christmas, she was, as you might expect, quite pleased. She is also obsessed with Frozen, or at least is obsessed with being Queen Elsa, which I hope helps explain the dress and crown…? 🙂

I think these photos go some way to showing that in good light this lens can be a wonderful thing. Though I should add, under these sorts of circumstances the 1m close focus does seem more of a hindrance.

Anyway, I shan’t bang on about the lens too much, if your interested you can find my more extensive thoughts on the Voigtlander 50mm 1.1 here.

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Hope you had a good Christmas, ours was lovely!

Cheers for reading the 101st post on 35mmc! 🙂

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  • Reply
    January 1, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    Lovely shots here!
    I wonder what body and film are you using here.

    Oh merry christmas and happy new year BTW! 🙂

    • Reply
      Hamish Gill
      January 1, 2015 at 11:20 pm

      The film was Fuji 400… Im not sure why it came out so pink, though I suspect little more than a problem at the D&P … the woes of using a cheapy D&P 😉 If it had ruined the photos, I’d have been annoyed, but actually I thought it came out quite nicely, and I never really have that high hopes for fuji superior anyway … …

      The Camera is the Voigtlander R3A – Which I have just reviewed here

      Merry chrimbo and happy new year to you too 🙂

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