Posted in News
04/10/2021

Viltrox introduces limited series of red lenses, and photographers hate them

To rejoice Chinese National Day, Viltrox has introduced a limited version series of 23mm, 33mm, and 56mm f/1.4 lenses. It’s the trio they have already got within the be offering, handiest they arrive in red – and photographers don’t appear overjoyed about how they give the impression of being.

Viltrox introduced the release of lenses on its social media pages, noting that handiest 500 items can be to be had international. They handiest are available in XF mount, so that they’re handiest made for Fuji shooters.

Most other folks at the Viltrox Instagram web page appear to love the lens. But as I learn feedback on different internet sites, photographers don’t appear prepared at the colour. Even even though I really like red, I’m additionally now not a fan of it on those lenses. I did find it irresistible at the TTArtisan’s 55mm f/0.95, however come what may I feel it simply doesn’t paintings for those Viltrox lenses. My DIYP staff occurs to consider me.

Still, all of us have other tastes. You might desire a red lens in your Fuji, so you’ll get one of those via Viltrox’s website. They’re now not even pricey taking into consideration that they’re limited version, however they’re a bit of pricier than the usual black or silver variations. The 23mm and 33mm are $100 costlier than the usual model, and the 56mm is $50 costlier than its black and silver opposite numbers:

  • Viltrox AF 23mm F1.4 XF: $379
  • Viltrox AF 33mm F1.4 XF: $329
  • Viltrox AF 56mm F1.4 XF: $379
  • A package of all 3 lenses: $1,080

So, how do you like them? Would you purchase them?

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