Meyer-Optik Releases Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II lens

Meyer-Optik USA has announced the Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II manual-focus lens for the Sony E-Mount cameras.

The  super fast bright prime lens is optimized for use with full-frame image sensors, but also works with APS-C cameras.

The lens construction consists of ten elements in seven groups and a near-circular iris diaphragm with fifteen steel aperture blades. The manufacturer says the 15 aperture blades with anti-reflective coating create a pleasant bokeh with circular highlights.

Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II lens for Sony E-Mount Unveiled

Meyer-Optik Releases Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II lens

The optic provides a focal length of 50mm and an aperture range between F0.95 and F22. This range makes the lens ideal for low light indoor shootings. The clickless aperture ring and smooth focus control operate in near silence, making this lens especially attractive for videographers.

Key Features

  • Focal length : 50 mm
  • Aperture range: f0.95-f22
  • Optical design: 10 elements in 7 groups
  • Aperture Blades: 15 with special anti reflex coating
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0,5 m
  • Filter diameter: 67 mm
  • Angle of view: 45°
  • Weight : ca. 680g

The manual-focus prime model has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m (19.7″). It use 67mm screw-mount filter thread and weighes 680 grams. The Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II lens will begin shipping from January. The price will stand at $2,999.

The Nocturnus 50mm F0.95 II is a Low-Light ‘Monster’ with Meyer Optik’s Signature Bokeh. More information can be found on the Meyer-Optik-Görlitz website.

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