May 22, 2022

Irix announces the 21mm f/1.4 lens for Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K

Diaphragm Blades.
11, circular.

Like the T1.5 cine version, the f/1.4 variant is also a manual focus lens, in line with the rest of the Irix lineup, containing 15 components in 11 groups with four ultra-low dispersion aspects, 4 high reflectance elements and two aspherical elements. Irix says that the optical construction reduces distortion in addition to coma, for you astrophotography types.

Image Stabilization.
No.

The lens is weather sealed to avoid the ingress of water and dirt into its interior and theres a gasket around the install to seal it tight to the body and get rid of prospective light leakages. As with simply about all Irix photography lenses, this one likewise comes provided with a dedicated tough case for maximum protection throughout transport.

Lens Mount.
Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K.

Well, I didnt believe we d need to wait long after Januarys Irix Cine 21mm T1.5 lens statement prior to we d see its photography equivalent, the Irix 21mm f/1.4. Now, the company has formally announced the new lens for Nikon F, Canon EF and Pentax K DSLR installs. Just like all of the Irix lenses, the optical makeup corresponds that of the cine variation, although its exterior housing is rather various.

Angle of View.
79.4 ° (Full-frame)/ 65.6 ° (Super 35mm)/ 57 °( APS-C 1.53 x)/ 54 ° (APS-C 1.62 x)/ 43.2 ° (MFT).

Filter Size.
N/A.

Optical Design.
15 Elements in 11 Groups.

Format Compatibility.
Full-Frame.

Well, I didnt believe we d have to wait long after Januarys Irix Cine 21mm T1.5 lens announcement before we d see its photography counterpart, the Irix 21mm f/1.4. Now, the business has actually formally announced the new lens for Nikon F, Canon EF and Pentax K DSLR installs. As with all of the Irix lenses, the optical makeup is similar to that of the cine version, although its exterior housing is rather various.

The lens is weather condition sealed to avoid the ingress of water and dirt into its interior and theres a gasket around the install to seal it tight to the body and get rid of prospective light leakages. As with simply about all Irix photography lenses, this one likewise comes supplied with a devoted difficult case for optimum protection during transport.

Minimum Transmission.
f/16.

Focal Length
21mm

Focus Type.
Manual Focus.

Maximum Transmission
f/1.4.

Weight.
816g.

The lens provides a quick f/1.4 aperture that can stop down to f/16, and as part of the Irix Dragonfly series of lenses provides reinforced internal structure made mostly of metal, a scratch-resistant finish, an “anti-skid” focus ring and engraved markings with UV-reactant paint to help you see them more easily in the dark. Despite being a manual lens, it does have some electronic ability in order to pass along EXIF data to the video camera youre utilizing so that it understands what youve got mounted to it.

The Irix 21mm f/1.4 is available to buy now on the Irix site for around $900 in Nikon F, Canon EF and Pentax K mount choices.