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ZY Optics Release World's Only F/0.95 Lens Designed For DSLRs

ZY Optics releases the Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95, specially designed for Canon EF cameras.

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Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 EF

 

Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released a new Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for Canon EF mount cameras and it's currently the world’s only f/0.95 lens designed for DSLR cameras. 

ZY Optics has previously released a mirrorless design of the 50mm f/0.95 (III) lens which is available in Sony FE, Canon RF & Nikon Z mounts but this new 50mm lens has a different optical design from the mirrorless version.

Offering a natural 50mm perspective along with an ultra-fast f/0.95 maximum aperture, the Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 is a compact prime characterised by its bright f/0.95 aperture. It also affords a great degree of control over depth-of-field for isolating subjects from the background and producing selective focus effects.

A carefully-designed 12 elements in 6 groups optics system with 1pc of HRI (High Refractive Index) & 5pcs of UD (Ultra-low dispersion) elements successfully minimises chromatic aberrations while the eleven-blade diaphragm helps to produce a softly diffused out-of-focus rendering (bokeh).

Other features include an 82mm filter thread as well as a metal enclosure to strengthen its durability.

Unfortunately, due to the large size of the rear element, the new 50mm f/0.95 lens can't be made into a Nikon version.

Take a look at some sample photos captured on the new  Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Canon EF lens provided by ZY Optics below. 

 

Pricing & Availability
Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Canon EF is now available and has a recommended retail price (before tax) of $799 (USD). 

 

Specifications: 

  • Lens type - Manual lens
  • Max Format Size - Full Frame
  • Focal Length - 50mm
  • Lens Mount - Canon EF
  • Maximum aperture f/0.95
  • Minimum aperture f/16
  • Aperture ring - Yes
  • Number of diaphragm blades - 11
  • Elements - 12
  • Groups - 6
  • Angle of view - 45°
  • Minimum working distance - 0.65m (2.13’)
  • Weight - 1.5kg (3.3 lb)
  • Dimensions - 89 x 122 mm
  • Colour - Black
  • Filter thread - 82mm

 

Zhongyi Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 EF Other sample images

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