7Artisans has announced a new macro lens that includes a Sony E-mount APS-C version as well as Canon EF-M and Fujifilm X Micro Four Thirds mounts.

Details are a little sketchy, but according to the website Photo Rumors the lens will go on sale in May, cost in the region of $200, and will have a close-focus distance of 65mm.

7Artisans 60mm macro lens

The maximum aperture will be F2.8 and with the help of an optional extension tube users can expect to achieve 5x magnification for extreme macro photography.

  • Manual focus lens
  • Aperture f/2.8 – f/16
  • Minimum focusing distance: 65mm
  • Scheduled to be released in May 2019
  • Manufacturer’s preferred price: ¥ 25,000 (excluding tax) or around $200
  • Designed for APS – C size mirrorless cameras
  • Ultra close-up shooting up to 5 times magnification is possible by installing an optional extension tube

Via: Photo Rumors


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