IRIX has launched its 150mm F2. 8 Macro 1:1 full-frame DSLR lens for preorder. The model measures 8. 7 x 13. 5cm / 3. 4 x 5. 3in, weighs 840g / 29. 6oz, and features 12 elements in 9 groups, a 0.
345m minimum focusing distance, 77mm filter size, focus lock, a detachable Arca Swiss lens collar, and a detachable lens hood.
The 150mm F2. 8 Macro 1:1 lens includes a Neutrino coating to minimize ghosting and light flares resulting in improved color fidelity and contrast. IRIX used its Dragonfly finish for weather sealing against moisture and dust. As stated in late September when the lens was announced, IRIX claims its new lens has nearly zero distortion at 0. 1-percent.
The new 150mm F2. 8 Macro 1:1 lens is offered in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Pentax K mount options, each priced at $595 USD. The model can now be preordered from B&H Photo, where the shipment start date is listed as December 26, 2018.. dpreview.com