RCE Foto

(i) On JuzaPhoto, please disable adblockers (let's see why!)






Login LogoutJoin JuzaPhoto!
JuzaPhoto uses technical cookies and third-part cookies to provide the service and to make possible login, choice of background color and other settings (click here for more info).

By continuing to browse the site you confirm that you have read your options regarding cookies and that you have read and accepted the Terms of service and Privacy.


OK, I confirm


You can change in every moment your cookies preferences from the page Cookie Preferences, that can be reached from every page of the website with the link that you find at the bottom of the page; you can also set your preferences directly here

Accept CookiesCustomizeRefuse Cookies

Viltrox AF 23mm f/1.4 : Specifications and Opinions


Viltrox AF 23mm f/1.4

The Viltrox AF 23mm f/1.4 is a wide-angle lens for APS-C, manufactured from 2019. The focus is done by Stepper Motor, it does not have image stabilization. The average price, when it has been added to the JuzaPhoto database, is 356 €;
10 users have given it an average vote of 9.4 out of 10.


If you have used this item, you can add your vote:  

MOUNT

This lens is available with the following mounts:

Canon EOS M: this lens is compatible with mirrorless APS-C Canon EOS M.

Nikon Z: this lens is compatible with mirrorless APS-C Nikon Z.

Sony E: this lens is compatible with mirrorless APS-C Sony.

Fujifilm X-mount: this lens is compatible with mirrorless APS-C Fuji.



SpecificationsReviewsCompareBuySample Photos





 Specifications
 Focal lenght   23 mm
 Angle of view   63.2°  (equivalent to a 35mm in Fullframe 24x36mm format)
 Format   APS-C
 Max. aperture   f/1.4
 Aperture blades   9
 Lenses/Groups   11 elements in 10 groups
 Min. focus distance   0.30 meters
 Reproduction ratio   0.10x

 Features
 Stabilization   No
 Focus   Stepper Motor
 Internal AF   Yes
 Full Time MF   No

 Built and notes
 Tripod ring   No
 Extenders   No
 Filters   52 mm
 Lens hood   Yes, supplied
 Weather sealing   No
 Weight   260 g
 Dimensions   65 x 72 mm

 Buy

Viltrox AF 23mm f/1.4, buy on Ebay Ebay



Publish your advertisement on JuzaPhoto (info)


Reviews



What do you think about this lens?


Do you want add your opinion? You do it by joining JuzaPhoto, it is easy and free!

There is more: by registering you can create your personal page, publish photos, receive comments, join discussions and you can use all the features of JuzaPhoto. With more than 216000 members, there is space for everyone, from the beginner to the professional.





Google Translate  The following opinions have been automatically translated with Google Translate.


avatarjunior
sent on January 14, 2022

Pros: CONSTRUCTION PRICE

Cons: As I photograph nothing negative

Opinion: Having purchased the 56 1.4 from the same brand, and finding myself really satisfied, or wanted to try the 23mm as well, and I am really happy with my choice, fast in focusing, a beautiful construction, very quiet, compared to the original model, excellent hood, then I was also lucky as a gift I also found a neutral filter, which I immediately installed and also a soft case retailer excellent

avatarjunior
sent on December 22, 2021

Pros: embarrassing quality/price ratio (positively) for what it offers

Cons: how to find cons to a lens that costs around € 350?

Opinion: I say it and I repeat it ... this Viltrox 23mm 1.4 is superior to the much emblazoned and praised XF23mm 1.4 (old). Point. I speak as a Viltrox owner, I used the Fuji 23mm 1.4 for about a week but it took me a few hours to hate it when compared to the Viltrox ... we leave out the build quality, we leave out the "magic" of Fuji... the Viltrox is much sharper already at 1.4 both in the center and at the edges than the Fuji... the only drawback that I can find them is a dominant bluer than the warmer tones of Fuji but in 10 seconds with pp I solve ... I was baffled by the Fuji I wanted to have in my optical park, but this Viltrox does not make me regret it even a little.

avatarjunior
sent on November 10, 2021

Pros: Sharpness, colors, aperture, construction, AF

Cons: Weight, TA vignetting, AF in dynamic situation with face and eye tracking at TA

Opinion: Used for 1 year on Fuji XT30. I am very satisfied. I use it mainly in manual focus or with back button for sufficiently static AF situations, and in these conditions it gives considerable satisfaction. Like all 23mm he is an excellent "storyteller", with a character all his own. I've never tried Fuji's 23mm 1.4, but I own the 50mm F2. Compared to this it is considerably heavier, on XT30 you can feel it, but you get used to it, and with additional grip (I keep it fixed, as a base for quick hooking to the tripod) it is not a big problem. Colors very different from Fuji, colder and tending to blue blue, but some Fuji lenses are too hot. In PP everything is arranged. Excellent rings, to me the continuous sliding of the opening does not bother. Infinite fire not perfect, actually mine is just before, but if you test it in bright light with Focus peaking is not a problem: I brought home excellent shots of the Milky Way at 1.4. By the way, at 1.4 when used for very close portraits the autofocus of the XT30 does not make it, the plane of focus is too thin, and 8/10 you will find the eye out of focus. For these situations it is necessary to manually adjust, or close from 2.8 upwards... or use the 50 F2 that distorts less and has an atomic autofocus! But the portrait is not the primary use of this 23. For reportage, travel, street, general photography, once the aperture from 5.6 to 9 is fixed, you will take home dozens of very clean, sharp, deep shots. Nothing to do with zoom kits. In addition, at night the 1.4 is a godsend, both for the stars and "on the ground". At this price... highly recommended for me

avatarjunior
sent on February 24, 2021

Pros: colors, opening, bokeh, sharpness already at TA, price

Cons: the Sony version has tracking issues in continuous focus mode at openings of less than 1.8, sometimes the communication between camera and lens is blocked and you have to wait a few seconds for it to restart and you can shoot again, noisy focus

Opinion: I rarely write reviews, but in this case I wanted to honor this all-rounder goal, which I actually returned to the seller after a couple of months of testing, mainly for the mentioned issues of focus tracking in continuous openings of less than 1.8; If the subject exits the third central vertical of the frame, the chase is failed and the subject unhooks. I do not dwell on the other issues mentioned among the cons, annoying, but that do not compromise their amateur use. However, the blurry is sublime and the colors also, of great character, at a really low price compared to optics of the same focal length and comparable opening. Returned the Viltrox, I took a used 24mm 1.8 Sony Zeiss; perfect focus, perfect TA sharpness, nice colors, but to my less exciting eye than Viltrox, more flat, less alive complexion. With the Viltrox I pulled out some interior portraits with normal home lights with really amazing colors, which for the moment I have not been able to achieve with Zeiss. So if the cons mentioned are not a problem, for what it costs you take home a handyman with exceptional optical quality, in my opinion as an amateur.

avatarjunior
sent on October 27, 2020

Pros: Usability, angle of view, sharpness, blurry.

Cons: Chromatic aberrations, vignetting, continuous autofocus to be improved (see opinion)

Opinion: I wanted to share my experience with the lens in question, as I found feedback on the web for many of the merits and defects verified during use, except for one very important for those who use the Sony A6400 almost always in AFC with flexible spot fire. I find that with this chamber the fastest way to focus is to hook the subject into AFC, recompose and shoot. With this lens Viltrox operation is feasible up to about F 1.8 full screen. At more closed diaphragms, the fire tracing only works in the central vertical band, corresponding to one-third of the entire frame. In the two-thirds side there is a clear problem of focus hunting at the aforementioned openings in AFC. I bought two specimens and they both revealed this nasty surprise. The first one I returned. For the second I am hesitant, because, once I have ascertained that it is not a single defect but a limit of the project, I want to weigh up the merits and defects of the lens before deciding whether or not to keep it. The last firmware of 19/10/20 did not solve the problem. I have contacted Viltrox so that they can work towards an effective solution.

Photos taken with Viltrox AF 23mm f/1.4

Foto
Daphne
by Giacopa
118 comments, 2436 views  
HI RES 15.6 MP

Foto
Between
by Giacopa
118 comments, 1481 views  
HI RES 26.0 MP

Foto
Neon
by Franco Bedin
18 comments, 408 views  
HI RES 8.4 MP

Foto
Waiting...
by ChiarenzaMarco
9 comments, 555 views  
HI RES 29.3 MP

Foto
M.
by Pozandree
1 comments, 2699 views  
HI RES 16.2 MP

Foto
M.
by Pozandree
2 comments, 885 views  
HI RES 16.8 MP

Foto
Flying fish
by Franco Bedin
10 comments, 234 views  
HI RES 8.4 MP

Foto
M.
by Pozandree
1 comments, 825 views  
HI RES 15.6 MP



RCE

Publish your advertisement on JuzaPhoto (info)
Foto
Erika, glamour
by Lorenzo.daffinoti
0 comments, 718 views  
HI RES 21.2 MP

Foto
A run in the mist
by Gundam75
8 comments, 657 views  
HI RES 15.6 MP

Foto
Steps
by Franco Bedin
6 comments, 154 views  
HI RES 8.4 MP

Foto
Under the same sky
by ChiarenzaMarco
2 comments, 234 views  
HI RES 29.3 MP

Foto
Untitled Photo
by Franco Bedin
9 comments, 864 views  
HI RES 7.8 MP

Foto
Phototessera
by Puglisi2
2 comments, 984 views  
HI RES 7.0 MP

Foto
M.
by Pozandree
0 comments, 566 views  
HI RES 18.4 MP

Foto
Narrow streets of Sicily
by TheDocPhoto
0 comments, 91 views  
HI RES 16.0 MP

Foto
Portrait in Noto
by Puglisi2
1 comments, 548 views  
HI RES 21.8 MP

Foto
D.A.D.
by Puglisi2
0 comments, 512 views  
HI RES 23.1 MP

Foto
The holy mass
by Franco Bedin
10 comments, 380 views  
HI RES 5.8 MP

Foto
M.
by Pozandree
0 comments, 426 views  
HI RES 14.7 MP

Foto
Blue Cave - Ancona
by Modder91
0 comments, 1188 views  
HI RES 26.0 MP

Foto
Blue Cave - Ancona
by Modder91
2 comments, 743 views  
HI RES 25.6 MP

Foto
Black and white "inanimate" portrait 2
by NerdMike
0 comments, 287 views  
HI RES 7.0 MP

Foto
See more Macros
by Moxis
0 comments, 196 views  
HI RES 16.6 MP

Foto
Ruler
by Moxis
0 comments, 199 views  
HI RES 26.0 MP

Foto
Portrait in Noto bn 2
by Puglisi2
0 comments, 205 views  
HI RES 24.0 MP

Foto
Blue
by Claudiomirabella
0 comments, 174 views  
HI RES 21.5 MP

Foto
The sweet life
by Claudiomirabella
0 comments, 93 views  
HI RES 22.2 MP

Foto
Loves that the late Sun lengthens
by Claudiomirabella
0 comments, 104 views  
HI RES 26.0 MP

Foto
Faith in Monaco
by Paolo.guizzardi
2 comments, 97 views
Foto
Penguin at the zoo
by Paolo.guizzardi
2 comments, 124 views


RCE

Publish your advertisement on JuzaPhoto (info)
Foto
The port of Patti at sunset
by TheDocPhoto
0 comments, 29 views  
HI RES 12.0 MP

Foto
Pause for reflection
by ChiarenzaMarco
2 comments, 209 views  
HI RES 6.0 MP

Foto
Inanimate Blue
by ChiarenzaMarco
0 comments, 152 views  
HI RES 6.0 MP

Foto
Lake Iseo
by MikiGuale
0 comments, 361 views  
HI RES 20.3 MP

Foto
Portrait in Noto bn
by Puglisi2
0 comments, 223 views  
HI RES 24.0 MP

Foto
Portrait in Noto bn 3
by Puglisi2
0 comments, 215 views  
HI RES 22.9 MP


Next Page »




The sample photos are selected automatically between all photos posted by JuzaPhoto members, using the camera and the lens selected in the techs. If you find evident errors (e.g. photos taken with cameras and lenses that are not available yet), you can contribute to improve the page by sending a private message to the user that has entered incorrect values in the photo caption.




 ^

JuzaPhoto contains affiliate links from Amazon and Ebay and JuzaPhoto earn a commission in case of purchase through affiliate links.

Mobile Version - juza.ea@gmail.com - Terms of use and Privacy - Cookie Preferences - P. IVA 01501900334 - REA 167997- PEC juzaphoto@pec.it

May Beauty Be Everywhere Around Me