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'Fastest Photographic Lens In The World' Reaches Goal

'Fastest Photographic Lens In The World' Reaches Goal - ExperimentalOptics have reached their funding goal for a 50mm f/0.75 lens which will be the fastest lens in the world.

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ExperimentalOptics have gained well over their funding goal on Kickstarter to bring an f/0.75 50mm portrait lens to life. 

The lens would be the world's fastest photographic lens with a Leica M mount. This full frame portrait lens is designed to allow the user "To wallow in creamy, soft, millimetre-thin Bokeh. To creatively isolate an image detail. To make backgrounds and foregrounds vanish into dreamy hazes of colour", say ExperimentalOptics. 

They also claim that the lens will fit a full frame camera without any vignetting. It can also be fitted to Sony Alpha NEX, Fuji X, Canon EF-M, Leica T, Leica SL and MFT mounts using an adapter. 

Manufactured by The Oude Delft, a highly acclaimed optics company from the Netherlands, ExperimentalOptics then fit them with an M mount bayonet. As well as being the world's fastest lens, it's also one of the rarest, and has a price tag of 2420 Euros. 

Find out more about the lens on its Kickstarter page

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