NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2015) - B&H Photo Video is pleased to share the announcement of the Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens. This wide-angle prime is the third release in the Loxia line, complementing the 35mm f/2 and the 50mm f/2 lenses. The Distagon lens is constructed of 11 elements in 9 groups using 1 aspherical element and 4 elements with anomalous partial dispersion to minimize chromatic aberrations and distortion.

Optimized for full-frame digital sensors, the lens can also be used on APS-C cameras with a 31.5mm equivalent focal length. The Loxia 21mm f/2.8 boasts virtually distortion-free imagery, making it ideal for landscape and interior photography, and its compactness lends itself well to street and travel photography, as well. The f/2.8 maximum aperture allows for low-light shooting and depth-of-field control, and a minimum focusing distance of 9.8" allows you to get very close to your subject.

The lens features a smooth manual focus ring with a large rotation angle for precise focusing, and the aperture ring can be de-clicked for silent aperture changes while shooting video. EXIF data and focus movements are sent to the camera via the lens’s electronic interface.

Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens Product Highlights

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Distagon Optical Design
  • 4 Anomalous Partial Dispersion Elements
  • 1 Aspherical Element
  • Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Manual Aperture Ring Can Be De-Clicked
  • All-Metal Barrel, Engraved Scales
  • Weather-Resistant Lens Mount Gasket

The all-metal lens barrel and lens hood add to the durability of the lens, while a weather-protected lens mount prevents moisture from entering the camera. Engraved depth-of-field and distance scale markings aid in manual control.

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