New Lomography Atoll ultra-wide 2.8/17 Art lens for Leica M-mount launched on Kickstarter

The teaser I posted online a few days ago on PhotoRumors was for a new Lomography Atoll Ultra-Wide 2.8/17 Art lens that will be available also for Leica M-mount. The lens is rangefinder coupled and is now listed on Kickstarter:

Here are the details:

Technical Specifications:

  • Focal Length: 17 mm
  • Format Coverage: 35 mm/ full-frame
  • Field of View: 103º
  • Lotus Lens Hood: Yes
  • Lens Construction: 13 multicoated elements, 10 groups
  • Focusing: Manual
  • Closest Focus Distance: 0.1 m (Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E), 0.25 m (M)
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
  • Aperture Construction: 8 blades, f/2.8 – f/22
  • Aperture Ring: Dampened
  • Depth of Field Scale: Yes
  • Mount: Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E (with close-up lens base) & M (native)
  • Electronic Contacts: No
  • M Mount Rangefinder Coupling: Yes
  • M Mount Frameline: 28 mm
  • External Optical Viewfinder: Yes
  • Materials: Sandblasted anodized aluminum
  • Dimensions (including lotus lens hood and close-up lens base): 87 mm (Canon RF), 91 mm (Nikon Z), 89 mm (Sony E), ø73 mm × 79 mm (M)

Additional pictures:

From the press release:

“With the Atoll Ultra-Wide Art Lens comes a whole new way to see the world. With an extraordinarily expansive field of view, the Lomography Atoll Ultra-Wide Art Lens lets you get impossibly close to your subject, whilst also capturing the action all around them in jaw-dropping detail for eye-catching, inspiring, immersive photography and film.

The Lomography Atoll Ultra-Wide Art Lens is now available on Kickstarter with a one-time rock-bottom offer of 150 USD off its retail price for the first 24 hours.
Delivery will start in August 2021.

Now on Kickstarter from 399 USD
Estimated retail price from 549 USD

Get intrepid: designed for full-frame mirrorless Canon RF/ Nikon Z/ Sony E cameras and rangefinder coupled for M mount analogue and digital cameras, external viewfinder included

Stay extra: impressive ultra-wide 103º field of view with minimal distortion, vibrant colors and strong contrast.

Go bold: closest focusing distance of 0.1 m with Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E cameras and 0.25 m with M mount cameras.

Be brave: enhanced rectilinear optic design for eye-popping colors and stunning saturation even in low-light situations.

Roam free: compact prime lens optimized for photo and video with helicoid focusing mechanism, dampened aperture control ring and short focus throw.”

Lomography Atoll ultra-wide 2.8/17 Art lens by NikonRumors on Scribd

Via PhotoRumors

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