This post is by Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) from Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)
Click here to view on the original site: Original Post
ZY Optics has announced the release of its latest lens, the Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm F0.95 for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera systems.
The 17mm manual focus lens is constructed of 12 elements in 9 groups and offers a 34mm full-frame equivalent focal length when attached to a MFT camera (63º angle of view). It features an aperture range of F0.95-F16, uses a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, has a 58mm front filter thread and has a minimum focusing distance of 30cm (11.8”). The aperture ring is stepless for quiet adjustment during video shooting.
Below are a selection of sample provided by ZY Optics:
The lens measures in at 72mm (2.95”) diameter, 65.4mm (2.57”) long and weighs 461g (.92lbs).
The Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm F0.95 for MFT camera systems is available to purchase now on the ZY Optics website for $399.