Viltrox AF 75mm F1.2 AF Lens - Nikon Z

ViltroxSKU: 6953400303841

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Product Description

Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF Lens - Nikon Z-mount 

The Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 AF Lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras is a high-performance portrait-length prime lens designed to deliver exceptional image quality and professional-grade handling. With its large maximum aperture and advanced autofocus capabilities, this lens is well-suited for portrait, low-light, and creative photography.

Optical Performance

The lens features a bright f/1.2 maximum aperture, providing excellent low-light performance and the ability to create beautiful bokeh effects with shallow depth of field. Its telephoto focal length, equivalent to 112.5mm on full-frame cameras, is ideal for capturing flattering portraits and achieving compelling subject isolation.

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Autofocus System

Equipped with a newly designed STM (Stepping Motor) autofocus system, the lens offers fast, precise, and quiet autofocus performance. It supports various autofocus modes, including eye and face autofocus, animal autofocus, and additional automatic focusing modes, enhancing versatility and ease of use.

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Professional Build Quality

Constructed with an all-metal lens body and featuring a weather-resistant design, the lens ensures durability and reliability in various shooting conditions. The robust build quality makes it suitable for professional use, providing peace of mind for photographers working in challenging environments.

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Optical Design

The lens incorporates 16 lens elements arranged in 11 groups, including three ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) elements. This sophisticated optical design minimizes colour fringing and chromatic aberrations, resulting in outstanding clarity, colour accuracy, and image quality across the entire aperture range.

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Key Features:

  • Telephoto prime lens designed for APS-C-format Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras.
  • Large f/1.2 maximum aperture for excellent low-light performance and creative depth of field control.
  • Newly designed STM autofocus motor for fast, precise, and quiet autofocus operation.
  • Supports various autofocus modes, including eye and face autofocus, animal autofocus, and additional automatic focusing modes.
  • All-metal lens body with weather-resistant design for durability in harsh conditions.
  • Includes a petal-shaped lens hood to reduce ghosting and flare.
  • Metal electronic contacts support Exif information transmission.
  • USB-C interface for firmware upgrades, ensuring compatibility with future camera models and features.
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Maximum Aperture
f/1.2
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
21.35°
Minimum Focus Distance
34.6" / 88 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.1x
Optical Design
16 Elements in 11 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
11
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.4 x 4" / 87 x 101 mm
Weight
23.6 oz / 670 g

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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