Irix brings in utmost wide-angle 11mm for 35mm full-frame DSLR camerasfirefly-horizontal
Swiss based novel optics producer Irix has just brings in their another utmost wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR bodies that is ready to join its elder 15mm f2.4. The newly launched comprises of manual focusing that is packaged in two different flavours – Blackstone and Firefly like company’s initial launch.
Lens is divided into 16 elements arranged in 10 different groups. Lens is offering 9 blade diaphragm with F value from f4 – f22. Lens has electronic contacts specific to camera body lens mount that is used by camera body to save exif information of aperture value of lens. Angle of view of lens is 126° and it presents just 3.13% curvilinear distortion on a 35mm full frame sensor camera body. The expected resolution of lens is very high and looking to justify all new high mega pixed sensors with optimum resolution.
This lens will be available for Canon, Nikon and Pentax mounts. The lens will be moisture as well as dust sealed and comes in tough or light weight two different versions. Blackstone is created using aluminium-magnesium alloy, but Firefly model is made-up of light weight material.
Pricing and availability of both lenses in India is yet not confirmed.
For more information see the Irix website.