Irix 11mm F4 Blackstone Ultra Wide Angle Lens - Nikon
Widen your point of view with the new Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone Ultra Wide Angle Lens (NIKON) is designed to deliver the best optical performance and match the demands of full frame DSLR cameras. Providing a focal length of 11mm, this new lens model is perfect for landscape and astro photography. Special features such as focus lock, infinity click! and focus scale calibration set a new level of manual focus lens functionality. Thanks to sophisticated optical construction and special neutrino coating formula, colour aberration, ghosting and flare effects have been reduced to a minimum. With a minimum focusing distance of 0.28 metres and 9 rounded shaped aperture blades, the lens offers a stunning bokeh.
The Irix lenses are in two varieties: 'Blackstone' and 'Firefly.' The Irix Blackstone features a magnesium and aluminium body able to withstand 'extreme conditions,' while the Irix Firefly models are lighter, made from lightweight durable plastic. and offer approximately 12% weight saving.
This is the Blackstone, Premium version, which has a durable body made with aluminium-magnesium alloy, that ensures foolproof protection of the lens, even in extreme situations. Its construction is equipped with four seals, that protect the camera mount and focusing mechanism against dust and moisture, as well as front or side accidental water splashes. Engraved fluorescent markings enable easy read-out and operation in low light conditions.
Ingenious functionality of the Irix 11mm f/4
The Irix lens family has expanded to include a lens with a focal length of 11mm and an aperture of f/4. Following in the footsteps of the Irix 15mm f/2.4, the Irix 11mm boasts the same advanced technological solutions, including a convenient focus lock mechanism, an incredibly useful infinity click feature, and an intuitive and user-friendly hyperfocal scale. Additionally, this lens offers a premium feature in the form of a rear gelatin filter slot.
With its wide-angle capabilities, the Irix 11mm lens is perfect for capturing stunning landscapes and architectural shots. The focus lock mechanism ensures that your focus remains locked in place, while the infinity click feature allows you to easily set your focus to infinity for those breathtaking night sky shots. The hyperfocal scale is also a valuable tool for ensuring that your entire scene is in focus, making it a great choice for street photography and other fast-paced shooting situations.
The rear gelatin filter slot is a unique feature that allows you to easily add filters to your lens without the need for bulky filter holders. This makes it a great choice for photographers who want to travel light and keep their gear to a minimum.
Overall, the Irix 11mm lens is a fantastic addition to the Irix family, offering advanced features and exceptional image quality. Whether you're a professional photographer or a hobbyist, this lens is sure to impress.
Need a lens with weather resistance?
All Irix lenses can be used in even the harshest weather conditions. Both versions of 11mm are equipped with a weather-sealed construction that protects the interior against dust and moisture. Thanks to inner seals they are also protected from accidental water splashes – two seals are around the focus ring and one seal on the bayonet mount.
Ultra wide point of view
Offers a minimal barrel distortion of 3.13% and an astonishing diagonal angle of view of 126 degrees. Combining these two qualities together makes that lens an ideal tool for both outdoor and indoor photography - whether it is photojournalism, landscapes or architecture. Encompassing capabilities specific to analogue photography with ingenious technology and solutions, Irix 11mm f/4 is perfect equipment for both professionals and enthusiasts.
What's In the Box
- Irix 11mm F4 Blackstone Ultra Wide Angle lens - Nikon F Mount
- Lens hood
- Front lens caps
- Rear cap
- Hard lens case
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