Here are some sample photos and videos for the Irix 11mm f/4 wide angle lens, which is compatible with full-frame DSLR cameras.
The newly-announced manual focus lens offers photographers a whopping 126° view with “minimal distortion, as low as 3.13%”. At first see the field of view comparison with the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens. High resolution photos available on this Flickr album.
The Blackstone version of Irix 11mm f/4 lens costs $825 and the Firefly model cost you for $595. Check the listing at Amazon and Adorama for more information. Irix 11mm f/4 will be available for Canon, Nikon, and Pentax DSLRs.
Irix 11mm f/4 Lens Samples and Videos
The lens is weather-sealed and comes in rugged or lightweight versions. The Firefly model is 12% lighter than the Blackstone, but the Blackstone is made from aluminum-magnesium alloy, features a metal-grooved focusing ring and has an anti-scratch coating.
In this Ephotozine article, the new Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly ultra-wide-angle lens for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Pentax DSLRs reviewed. They say :
What an exciting lens the Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly is. It opens up a whole new world of creative possibilities in a well-made, well-designed package that delivers the image quality. It will not be for everybody, perhaps because of the ultra-wide style of the images, or maybe because of difficulties using the manual focus system, but if the lens appeals to the individual photographer’s creativity then it will be a rewarding experience.