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Voigtlander Color Skopar 20mm f/3.5 SL-II Aspherical Manual Focus Lens for Canon EOS

You Pay: $549.00
Product Highlights
  • For Canon EOS Cameras
  • Made in Japan
  • Supports All Metering/Exposure Modes

The Voigtlander Color Skopar 20mm f/3.5 SL-II for Canon EOS is an ultra-compact, sturdy manual focus lens featuring traditional high-quality Japanese construction and classic styling.  The Color Skopar is a perfect choice as a moderately wide angle lens for those wanting high performance in a fixed all-manual lens. This lens is part of the SL II series, which feature a CPU (Central Processing Unit) built into the lens. Having the CPU integrated into the lens allows it to support all of your Canon EOS SLR's metering functions. In addition, this also means that the aperture is now controlled by the camera's command dial.

The manual focusing movement of the Color Skopar is satisfying to operate and worlds apart in action from doing the same with autofocus lenses. This lens offers a f/3.5 maximum aperture, but unlike most zoom lenses, it will perform nearly as brilliantly at f/3.5 as it will at friendlier apertures of f/5.6-11.0.  An optional dedicated hood is available, but on Canon EOS SLRs you'd be hard pressed to induce flare even if you deliberately tried.  The focusing helicoid can extend far from the body on the Color Skopar to allow a minimum focusing distance of just ~8" (20cm).

An ideal wide angle fixed lens upon digital SLR cameras
Sophisticated 9-element aspherical lens formula
Sturdy metal outer barrel
Compact dimensions; barely more than 1" long
An ideal performer at larger apertures
9-Bladed aperture diaphragm
Silky smooth and rubber-rimmed focusing helicoid
Full multicoatings upon every optical surface
Made in Japan
Performance
Focal Length 20mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View 94°
Minimum Focus Distance 7.87" (20 cm)
Magnification Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Reproduction Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Elements/Groups 9/6
Diaphragm Blades 9
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread 52 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 1.13 x 2.48" (2.87 x 6.30 cm)
Weight 7.23 oz (205 g)
Voigtlander Color Skopar 20mm f/3.5 SL-II Aspherical Manual Focus Lens for Canon EOS
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