Shoten announced two new lenses, the Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95, for Canon RF, Sony E and Nikon Z mounts, and the 7Artisans 60mm f/2.8 Macro for Canon EF-M, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts. Machine translated press releases are below.
Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95
Scheduled to be released in April 2019
Manufacturer’s preferred price ¥ 98,000 (excluding tax)
SPEEDMASTER 50 mm F/0.95 III is an ultra large diameter standard lens designed as a mirrorless camera for full size image sensor.
While achieving the phenomenal brightness of aperture opening F value of 0.95, it is also equipped with portability, design has been designed considering balance with the mirrorless machine.
Utilizing the features of the ultra-large aperture lens, it is possible to take handheld photographs in places where there is little light intensity, or to take advantage of beautifully large blur taste.
Improvements from SPEEDMASTER 50 mm F 0.95 M 67 (version 2)
- Improve image quality by reviewing optical performance.
- It corresponds to the latest Nikon Z mount · Canon RF mount.
Seven designers 7 Artisans 60 mm F 2.8 Macro (Sony E / Canon EF – M / Fuji Film X / Micro Four Thirds)
Scheduled to be released in May 2019
Manufacturer’s preferred price ¥ 25,000 (excluding tax)
7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro is a “60mm macro lens” designed for “APS – C size” mirrorless camera that can shoot from closeup to infinity.
It can be captured without disturbing from remote places such as insects and small animals, so it is suitable for shooting subjects that are difficult to close close-up.
The focus part is sharp, blurred is beautiful, and the whole is depicted richly in gradation.
Ultra close-up shooting up to 5 times magnification is possible by installing an optional extension tube.