Chinon 55mm f/1.7

(2 customer reviews)

Chinon’s 55mm f/1.7 is a camera glass that allows you to capture sharp and detailed images with a shallow depth of field. It produces a beautiful bokeh effect, which is the out-of-focus area of an image. The lens has a manual focus system, meaning you have to adjust the focus ring yourself to get the desired focus. It is made up of several lens elements to reduce distortion and chromatic aberration. The lens coating helps to minimize lens flare and ghosting, which can occur when shooting towards a bright light source. The build quality of this photographic lens is excellent, ensuring durability and long-lasting performance. The lens has a wide aperture of f/1.7, which allows more light to enter the camera, making it ideal for low-light situations. The resolution of the lens is impressive, producing sharp and detailed images. There are alternative lenses available in the market, but Chinon’s 55mm f/1.7 is a great option for those who prefer manual focus and want to capture high-quality images. The manufacturing time of the lens is not mentioned, but it is a vintage lens that was produced in the past.

Optical design

Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred. Has 6 aperture blades, this number of blades are commonly used. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle.

Physical characteristics

With a lens filter diameter of 55 mm commonly filter size, provides a range of filter options. Weights 225 grams so consider putting to your camera bag.

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2 reviews for Chinon 55mm f/1.7


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