The Voigtländer Heliar Classic 50mm behaves more like a “toy lens” with intentional chromatic and spherical aberrations wide open, and yet deliver a relatively good and distortion free image when stopped down to f4 and above.
This is part of a series of articles showcasing pictures taken on the Voigtländer Heliar Classic 50mm/1:1.5. These pictures were taken at Chatswood station and show the performance of the lens wide open (f1.5) vs f4.
This is part of a series of articles showcasing pictures taken on the Voigtländer Heliar Classic 50mm/1:1.5. These pictures were taken around Queen Victoria Building with the lens at f1.5 (maximum aperture).
Chris Tham is a co-founder of Visual Voyager Pty Ltd, the Principal Voigtländer Ambassador for Mainline Photographics and a Workshop Instructor for Mainline Photo Academy.
She brings over 35 years of experience as a photographer to her role, starting with a Yashica rangefinder belonging to her dad, joining the Photography Club in school, and developing her own photos.
More recently, Chris has been taking photos during her travels, and as a result has experienced some of the most interesting places in the world.
Chris focuses on nature, street, and urban architecture subjects in her photography.