The 50mm standard lens has often been neglected, however its always been a very useful lens. They are usually sharp, fast (in this case very fast) and are surprisingly versatile. If I could only ever have one lens for any camera it would always be a standard lens.
The Nokton is a fine lens. Most comments and reviews of it focus on the fast maximum aperture, but stopped down its a real quality lens. Between F/2.8 and F8 it produces wonderfully sharp images.
Yesterday the fog and gloom lifted for a day & I was able to go out and use it on the M9.
The results were exceptional. This new Leica sensor takes no prisoners with lenses but the Nokton performed really well. I could happily use this lens exclusively with the camera & be sure of consistent quality results. A real gem.