Cosina Japan today officially announced the Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 21mm f/3.5 Aspherical lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The Japanese suggested retail price is ¥85,000 (excluding tax). The US pricing is not announced yet. Shipping is scheduled to start in October 2018.
|Focal length||21 mm|
|Aperture ratio||1: 3.5|
|Lens configuration||8 groups 9|
|Angle of view||91.2 °|
|Number of diaphragm blades||10 sheets|
|Shortest shooting distance||0.2 m|
|Maximum shooting magnification||1: 6.45|
|Maximum diameter × total length||φ 62.8 × 39.9 mm|
|Filter size||φ 52 mm|
|Focus magnification function||Correspondence|
|Lens correction selection||Possible|
|5-axis body internal hand shake||Correspondence (limited to body with 5 axes)|
- Sony E mount compatible with electronic contacts, lens usage status is reflected in Exif information of shooting data. In addition, because it incorporates a distance encoder, it supports 5-axis camera shake correction on the camera body side. It is also possible to enlarge the viewfinder by operating the focus ring.
- Optimized optical design: In addition to securing full-size image circle, it adopts optical design optimized for Sony E mount sensor. High resolution is maintained up to the periphery of the screen, and phenomena such as color hue are suppressed.
- Manual Focus capable of reliable focusing: focusing smooth operation feeling by adopting a total metal helicoid unit processed and adjusted with high precision and high quality grease producing moderate torque. It enables delicate focus adjustment.
- Shortest shooting distance 20 cm: the shortest shooting distance from the subject to the image plane is 20 cm. It expands the possibilities of drawing with the intense perspective peculiar to ultra wide angle lens.