NiSi formally proclaims the NiSi RF 9mm F/2.8 lens for APS-C cameras | Canon Rumors


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The Transcontinenta Group, distributor NiSi Benelux, introduces the all-new NiSi 9mm F2.8 ultra-wide angle for APS-C Sony FE, Canon RF, Nikon Z and Fuji-X mirrorless cameras in addition to M4/3 cameras.

NiSi has lengthy been identified amongst skilled photographers as the most effective producers of high-quality “sq.” filters and filter holders for nearly each digicam model and sort of lens.  Lately, NiSi has expanded its vary to incorporate round filters, filters for luxurious compact cameras from Sony, Ricoh and Fuji, a NiSi Shut-up Lens Package and an NM-180 Macro Focusing Rail. In early 2021, NiSi took the subsequent step, utilizing its technological know-how in manufacturing high-quality glass in growing NiSi’s first lens, the NiSi 15mm F4.0 for full-frame mirrorless cameras. In the present day, with the 9mm F2.8, NiSi presents the second ultra-wide-angle lens with an angle of view of a whopping 113 levels, for APS-C and M4/3 mirrorless cameras.

Made for the artistic and demanding photographer

When designing the NiSi 9mm F2.8 ultra-wide angle, NiSi listened very fastidiously to the needs and enter of dozens {of professional} photographers who work with NiSi filters on their (wide-angle) lenses nearly on daily basis. For instance, the optical design of this APS-C NiSi 9mm lens is totally tailor-made to the sensor within the mirrorless digicam, in order that picture sharpness stays excessive from the centre to the sides of the picture. The usage of high-quality optical glass, 4 ED lens parts and a double aspherical component, not solely guarantee excessive element sharpness, but additionally enormously scale back chromatic aberration and distortion. The lens can also be well-corrected in opposition to distortion of vibrant factors within the picture (coma), making it preferrred for astrophotography.  NiSi’s in-house developed SA+ anti-reflection coating, protecting arduous coating, steel housing and steel bayonet guarantee profitable photographs in all kinds of situations. NiSi has outfitted the lens with a 10-blade, repeatedly adjustable aperture, making it attainable to get a “solar star” at any aperture, from F2.8 to F16. This will increase picture sharpness, so diffraction may be prevented by having to cease down too far!

Designed for good handbook focusing

With the NiSi 9mm F2.8 ultra-wide angle, additional consideration has been paid to the handbook focusing mechanism. The focusing journey is huge and turns absolutely and easily, permitting setting the right distance with nice accuracy. For longer distances, the impact just isn’t readily obvious, however on the shortest focusing distance of simply 20 centimetres, it actually issues. At this brief distance, a pleasant blurred background may be created at F/2.8 full aperture. Moreover a transparent distance scale on the lens, there’s additionally a really sensible depth-of-field management scale. This enables fast work with zone focusing or to set the precise distance for optimum outcomes.

67mm filter thread to be used of NiSi round and sq. filters 

To take the right panorama or structure photographs, the usage of ND, GND and CPL filters is indispensable. Whereas most ultra-wide-angle lenses have a big convex entrance lens and due to this fact filters can’t be screwed on, NiSi has managed to design the NiSi 9mm F2.8 to have a typical 67mm filter thread. This enables it for use with the NiSi V7 filter holder for the 100mm ND and GND filters. NiSi round 67mm filters may also be used instantly on the lens.

  • 9mm lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras with an extra-wide angle of view of 113 levels (belonging to a 13.5mm lens) and 100 levels angle of view at M4/3 (belonging to an 18mm lens)
  • Obtainable for Sony FE, Canon RF, Nikon Z, Fuji X and M4/3.
  • 10-blade aperture makes it attainable to create a “solar star” at any aperture from F2.8 to F16.
  • Extremely correct and smooth-running handbook focus
  • Very brief minimal focusing distance of 20 centimetres
  • Focus ring with depth-of-field scale
  • Excessive-quality optical glass lens parts, together with 4x ED and 1x double aspherical
  • Good correction of aberration and coma, making it preferrred for astrophotography
  • Low and simply correctable distortion
  • Full steel physique and mount
  • 67mm filter thread to be used of sq. and spherical filters.
  • Solely 78mm lengthy and weighing 364g.
Availability and worth

The NiSi 9mm F2.8 ultra-wide-angle lens for Sony FE, Canon RF, Nikon Z and Fuji APS-C cameras and M4/3 will go on sale in Benelux from mid-October for a prompt retail worth of €459.99 together with VAT. For a listing of factors of sale, go to: nisifiltersbenelux.com/waar-te-koop.