NiSi formally broadcasts 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 recognized amongst skilled photographers as the most effective producers of high-quality “sq.” filters and filter holders for nearly each digicam model and kind 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 following 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. Right now, 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 virtually 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 perimeters of the picture. Using high-quality optical glass, 4 ED lens parts and a double aspherical factor, not solely guarantee excessive element sharpness, but in addition significantly scale back chromatic aberration and distortion. The lens can also be well-corrected in opposition to distortion of brilliant factors within the picture (coma), making it supreme for astrophotography.  NiSi’s in-house developed SA+ anti-reflection coating, protecting onerous coating, metallic housing and metallic bayonet guarantee profitable pictures in all kinds of circumstances. 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 will be prevented by having to cease down too far!

Designed for excellent guide focusing

With the NiSi 9mm F2.8 ultra-wide angle, further consideration has been paid to the guide focusing mechanism. The focusing journey is extensive and turns certainly and easily, permitting setting the right distance with nice accuracy. For longer distances, the impact isn’t readily obvious, however on the shortest focusing distance of simply 20 centimetres, it actually issues. At this quick distance, a pleasant blurred background will be created at F/2.8 full aperture. In addition to a transparent distance scale on the lens, there may be additionally a really sensible depth-of-field management scale. This permits 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 proper panorama or structure pictures, 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 permits it for use with the NiSi V7 filter holder for the 100mm ND and GND filters. NiSi round 67mm filters may also be used immediately 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)
  • Accessible 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 guide focus
  • Very quick 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 supreme for astrophotography
  • Low and simply correctable distortion
  • Full metallic physique and mount
  • 67mm filter thread to be used of sq. and spherical filters.
  • Solely 78mm lengthy and weighing 364g.
Availability and value

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 value of €459.99 together with VAT. For an inventory of factors of sale, go to:

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