SIRUI introduced the highly exciting 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens. The lens features stretched oval bokeh and streaked lens flares with a wide field of view.
Affordable wide anamorphic lenses are often hard to come by. SIRUI positions the 24mm F2.8 1.33x lens as an affordable anamorphic lens that features all of the features its other anamorphic lenses—such as the 50mm and 35mm—are known for. In total, the lens currently costs $749. Additionally, according to SIRUI, the 24mm F2.8 lens is designed to cover wider angles and offer a strong close focus.
SIRUI 24mm F2.8 anamorphic lens overview
The SIRUI 24mm F2.8 features a 1.33x squeeze factor and has an imaging circle covering APS-C sized sensors. It’s offered in native mounts for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon Z and Fujifilm X cameras. Its front filter size is 77mm and its barrel is non-rotating. This allows for flexibility when using ND and other filters.
“The fast F2.8 aperture of the 24mm lens allows foreground objects to stand out against smoothly blurred backgrounds and night scenes to be perfectly captured,” SIRUI claims in its press release for the lens. “Sirui lenses truly enhance the artistic appeal of your footage and immerse your audience in an anamorphic world.”
- Focal length: 24mm
- Maximum aperture: F2.8
- Minimum aperture: F16
- 13 elements in 10 groups
- 8 aperture blades
- Shooting distance: 0.6m (2 ft) – infinity
- Manual focusing
- Rotation angle of the focus ring: 189.6°
- Diameter of focus ring: 64.6mm (2.54 inches)
- Maximum magnification: 1:21.99 (V),1:29.07 (H)
- Filter spec: M72 x 0.75
Pricing and availability
The SIRUI 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens is available for the super early bird price of $749. These orders will start shipping this month.
Image courtesy: MAURO’S FILMS