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New Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 MFT Lens

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Mitakon announced the new Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 MFT lens. The US price of the lens is $399 and you can preorder now at AmazonBHphoto.

Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 is the 2nd member of the Mitakon f/0.95 line-up designed for Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. Equivalent to a 35mm wide field of view, this lens is definitely a bokeh dreamer for photographers to create images with ultra shallow depth of field (DOF) on M43 sensors.

The new 17mm f/0.95 lens features a 12 elements in 9 groups optics system successfully minimizes the chromatic aberrations and delivers exceptional image quality even at wide-open.

Black & Silver colors are available. Shipment will start from mid Sept. Richard Wong published the first review of the new lens. Check it out !

Mitakon Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 MFT Lens

  • This new member in the Mitakon Speedmaster family is a ultra-fast prime lens which provides a 17mm-equivalent focal length of 35mm in the Micro Four Thirds system. A maximum aperture of F/0.95 makes it extremely convenient to shoot at a low light conditions without flash and . Most importnatly, this lens weigh merely 1.01 pounds. The compact size and fast aperture make it an ideal companion of your camera for everyday shooting in a wide variety of conditions.
  • The lens incorporates a 12 elements in 9 groups optical design, including 1pc of Extra-low disperson elements, 4 pcs of Extra-high Refractive Index elements and 4pcs of High Refractive index elements. This structure effectively controls the chromatic abberations and deliver excellent image sharpness even at f/0.95.
  • The lens also features a 8 pieces of aperture blades to form a close-to-circle aperture for a creamy depth of field. Optimised lens coatings also help to suppress lens flare and ghosting.
  • Manual focus design and a click-less, silent aperture ring promote smooth handling and are especially well-suited to video applications. The lens is built in metallic enclosure with additional protective process and finest finishing, which gives extra durability and aesthetic.