The 12mm f/2.8 lens

Meike, has announced the launch of two new lenses for mirrorless systems. The first is a 12mm f/2.8 lens. Slated to be shipped on September 20, 2016 the 12mm f/2.8 is a manual focusing lens with a wide angle of view of 99 ˚ and an overall weight of 360g.

It has been designed for mirrorless APS-C systems. It has a total of 12 glass elements arranged in 10 groups. The wide f/2.8 aperture should put a lot of smiles on the face of photographers who love making images in low light. Alternatively, if you are into landscape and those sort of things you can stop down the lens all the way to f/22 for corner to corner sharp images. The minimum focusing distance of the lens is 10cm. The lens takes a filter of the diameter 72mm.

The 8mm f/3.5

The other lens that was launched is the 8mm f/3.5 fisheye. This lens too has been designed for mirrorless systems. The lens has a maximum wide aperture of f/3.5. Construction includes a total of 11 glass elements which are arranged in 8 groups. The minimum focusing distance of the lens is 10 cm. overall weight of the lens is 440 grams.

Rajib Mukherjee

Rajib Mukherjee

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