ZY Optics Launches its 50mm f/0.95 Speedmaster for L-Mount

Zhong Yi (ZY) Optics has introduced that the mirrorless Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens originally launched for Sony E-mount, Canon RF-mount, and Nikon Z-mount (and later got here to Leica M-mount) is now accessible for Leica L-mount. It’s the first-ever f/0.95 lens that has been produced for L-mount.

The design of ZY Optics’ 50mm f/0.95 was initially introduced in 2019 and options 11 components in eight teams and contains two extra-low dispersion components to scale back coloration fringing and chromatic aberration in addition to one ultra-high refraction factor close to the rear of the lens. The corporate included each an MTF chart and a diagram of the optical building which may be seen beneath:

As famous within the unique launch, ZY Optics says that the lens offers photographers “wonderful management” over the depth of discipline and offers an “enchanting and dreamy” picture because of its shallow depth of discipline. The bokeh is promised to be completely spherical because of the nine-bladed aperture. The lens additionally makes use of the widespread 67mm filter thread measurement.

The Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 has what the corporate describes as a “premium” construct, with an all-metal housing that ZY Optics claims is extremely sturdy.

“A stable really feel of precision in hand is given by an evenly scaled aperture management ring and clear markings on the lenses’ our bodies,” the corporate writes.

That extraordinarily quick aperture of f/0.95 is right for topic isolation, but additionally for low gentle pictures.

“For any low gentle and night time setting, our ultra-wide aperture is the perfect match on your capturing. Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 can reproduce gentle supply constantly over your entire body, with out the presence of spiky coma flare,” ZY Optics says. “The f/0.95 quick aperture additionally excels in night time pictures. Photographers can seize charming moments at night time with ease with the Mitakon Speedmaster.”

Picture by Wen Tai
Picture by Wen Tai
Picture by Wen Tai

The corporate additionally touts the lens as excellent for videography, and says that filmmakers will discover its de-clicked aperture permits for clean transitions of publicity management. ZY Optics additionally says that its close-to-460-degree lengthy focus throw permits a excessive stage of precision within the adjustment of the main target level.

The Zhong Yi Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for L-mount is accessible now instantly from the corporate’s web site for $800.

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