Optics producer 7artisans has introduced its newest lens, a 28mm F5.6 guide prime for Leica M-mount digital camera system.

7artisans says this lens was ‘born for avenue pictures’ with the intention of ‘captur[ing] the decisive second with hyperfocal focusing.’ the lens is constructed of simply six components in 4 teams, together with one high-refractive ingredient and two extra-low dispersion components.

The lens is rangefinder-coupled and incorporates a distinctive infinity lock for securing the main focus to infinity. It options each a clicked aperture ring and a spotlight ring with knurled grips. Different options embrace an aperture vary of F5.6 by F22, a 35.5mm entrance filter thread, an eight-blade aperture diaphragm with a novel petal form when stopped down and a 1m (3.3′) minimal focusing distance.

It’s solely constructed of metallic and measures 38mm (1.5″) in diameter by 44mm (1.7″) lengthy and weighs 130g (4.6oz).

7artisans has the 28mm F5.6 Leica M-mount lens listed on its web site for $299. it is going to go on sale tomorrow, Might 6, 2022.