Originally Posted by Wes.
The Noctilux that you really want is the pre-ASPH f/1 (last generation). The Noctilux has always been known as a low-light king, but what really made the last one interesting was the way it rendered the images. The new one has lost the character of the old lens.
I was just doing some reading on the old one, interesting to know that the new one isn't really reaching the benchmark...
unfortunate too, I assume at such an uncommon F stop, it doesn't come cheap....