Reflex announces one of the first Canon RF third party manual lenses
During Photokina, Reflex announced the 40mm 1.8 full frame lens; right now it's presented at Photokina for the Sony E and Canon EF mount. Mirrorless versions for the Nikon Z and Canon RF and Leica L are going to come available as well.
From Photo Rumors;
Ahead of the anticipated release of the Reflex model I. later this year and in a Photokina 2018 preview special, we are proud to present to its audience, the first in a line up of three full frame lenses; The Reflex 40mm f/1.8 comes ahead of a 75mm f/1.8 and a 24mm f/1.8, completing a series of large aperture primes.
The Reflex I accompanying lens series have been optimized for both SLR and mirrorless photography with a compact form factor, carrying a double gauss lens design that signs for an organic look and smooth bokeh, making it a light and ideal daily shooter for both analog and digital photography. Furthermore, it features a clicked/step-less aperture ring for videography and cine adaptation and a large focus-ring rotation angle which enables for highly accurate focusing.
While being presented at Photokina in a native Reflex AR-i, Sony E and Canon EF mount, mirrorless versions will also become available in Nikon Z, Canon RF and Leica/Lumix L mount or to Fuji X and Micro 4/3 via adaptors with the EF version. The lens will be launched on Kickstarter mid-November and will ship January 2019.
Anticipated retail price will be under $400.
PhotographyBlog has some hands on photos of the lens from Photokina, go to their gallery here
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