Vivitar Series 1 28mm f/1.9

(2 customer reviews)

The lens has a high-quality build and is made with multiple lens elements to reduce distortion and chromatic aberration. It also has a lens coating to reduce glare and improve image quality. The lens was manufactured in the past but can still be used on modern cameras with the appropriate adapter. The aperture can be adjusted to control the amount of light entering the lens and the depth of field. The lens has a wide maximum aperture of f/1.9, which allows for low-light photography and shallow depth of field. The lens is manual focus only, which may be a challenge for some photographers but allows for more precise control over focus. The lens produces pleasing bokeh, which is the quality of the out-of-focus areas in an image. Overall, the Vivitar Series 1 28mm f/1.9 is a high-quality photographic lens with a wide aperture and good image quality.

Optical design

Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred. Has 7 aperture blades, mid-grade lenses usually have this amount of blades. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle.

Physical characteristics

Weights 335 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary. 60 mm long, this small lens should be always in the camera bag. With a lens filter diameter of 58 mm commonly filter size, gives you a variety of filter options.

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2 reviews for Vivitar Series 1 28mm f/1.9


    3 user rated as 4.53/5


    20 user rated as 4.07/5

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