7Artisans Unveils Golden 35mm f/5.6 Pancake Lens for Leica M

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The Chinese camera lens manufacturer 7Artisans has released a new golden 35mm f/5.6 full-frame manual-focus lens for Leica M cameras.

The metal lens is designed to be used for street photography, food photos, landscapes, and more.

On the front of the lens is a unique design that features a distance scale next to a focusing lever jutting out the side of the lens body.

Features and specs of the lens include 5 elements in 4 groups, a minimum focusing distance of 0.98 feet (30cm), a thickness of just 0.86 inches (21.75mm), and a weight of 4.5oz (128g).

In addition to a protective bag, the lens also comes with a miniature air blower for cleaning dust from the front and rear elements.

Here are some official sample photos captured with the lens:

The new 7artisans 35mm f/5.6 is available now on Amazon with a price tag of $199.

(via DC.Watch via DPReview)

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