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Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Lens for Sony E

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Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Lens for Sony E
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.5 to f/16
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 14-Blade Diaphragm
Based on a classic optical design from more than 80 years ago, the Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II from Meyer-Optik Gorlitz is a slightly longer-than-normal-length prime for Sony E-mount cameras. Its bright f/1.5 maximum aperture is well-suited for selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques, and this lens provides wonderful color reproduction, excellent sharpness, and natural image compression. An ideal portrait lens, this classic optic lets you create a three-dimensional look that makes the subject jump out of the picture.
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Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Overview

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Based on a classic optical design from more than 80 years ago, the Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II from Meyer-Optik Gorlitz is a slightly longer-than-normal-length prime for Sony E-mount cameras. Its bright f/1.5 maximum aperture is well-suited for selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques, and this lens provides wonderful color reproduction, excellent sharpness, and natural image compression. An ideal portrait lens, this classic optic lets you create a three-dimensional look that makes the subject jump out of the picture.

  • Slightly longer-than-normal-length prime designed for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras, however can also be used on APS-C-format models where it will provide an 87mm equivalent focal length.
  • Fast f/1.5 maximum aperture allows for extensive control over depth of field, for working with selective focus techniques, and working in low-light conditions.
  • Fourteen diaphragm blades contribute to a smooth and distinct bokeh quality, which can be greatly adjusted by varying the aperture setting.
  • Offers wonderful color reproduction, excellent sharpness, and natural image compression.
  • Vintage optical design and wide maximum aperture lets you create a three-dimensional look that makes the subject jump out of the picture.
  • Front 52mm filter thread is consistent throughout the Meyer-Optik Gorlitz version II lens series.

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Specs

Focal Length58mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.5
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountSony E
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View41°
Minimum Focus DistanceNot Specified by Manufacturer
Diaphragm Blades14
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size52 mm (Front)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.93 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.8 x 6.5 x 4.7"

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Reviews

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Does the lens send exif info to the camera?

Does the lens send exif info to the camera?
Asked by: Marlon
Being that the Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Biotar 58mm f/1.5 II Lens for Sony E lacks electronic contacts on the lens mount, it would not relay EXIF information from the lens to the camera.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-09-29
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