When Shot Wide Open it
Creates Creamy Smooth Bokeh
SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 MC Macro Lens
Hong Kong e-zone electronics magazine editors choice being the camera lens with the uppermost ratio of price to quality for the Micro Four Thirds and Sony e-mount now comes in an Olympus, Panasonic Four Thirds and Sony NEX E, this SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 manual prime len features multi coatings and works with the Four Thirds and Sony NEX system with lenses that are native to Micro Four Thirds and Sony E lens system and will mount directly on these cameras without the need for an adapter.
What's so special about this particular lens is the fact that it is weighs practically nothing (~100g) and sports six distinctive aperture blades. When shot wide open it creates creamy smooth bokeh. When stopped down to f/2.8 it develops a special shape while the bokeh in the images that results begin to swirl creating a delicate Lo-fi feel. When stopped down to f/8 it develops a unique square aperture opening shape. This lens is sort of like using three lenses all wrapped into one! It is the characteristic of a SLR Magic lens and it's quite fascinating The lens is terrific for creative photography. There have been a number questions about what makes this lens different from a typical kit lens. The Field of view (FOV) turns into a 52mm
equivalent on a SONY NEX camera. This is pretty much a normal focal length for 35mm photography being just right for achieving correct framing for a photo which may otherwise be tricky to master using the kit lens that came with your camera. A precisely round aperture is accomplished at f/2 for this 35mm f/1.7 lens and it becomes ideal for use as a portrait or normal camera lens as the FOV is equivalent to 52mm mounted on a Sony NEX camera.
This is a totally manual lens and a perfect lens for photographers with creative talents wanting to shoot artistic photographs using a shallow Field Depth and it is simple to use.
• One multicoated SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 lens
• Lens hood
• Front lens cap
• Rear lens cap
• Chamois cleaning cloth (Free Gift!)