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Product Overview

7artisans 55mm F1.4 is a large-aperture manual-focus short telephoto prime lens for Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, and Sony E-mount. It covers the APS-C image circle. Introduced by 7Artisans in 2017, it has 6 elements in 5 groups.
Manual focus may be limiting to some, but purists will find it much more engaging. There are also fewer things to go wrong on the long run. Unfortunately, 7Artisans has opted to omit weather sealing for this lens, so owners should pay extra attention when shooting in incremental weathers.
A telephoto prime lens, the 7Artisans 55mm F1.4 is well suited for portrait photography.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neoscore: 59% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Bright maximum aperture
Cons
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not very solid
  • Larger and heavier than Mark I
  • Lower maximum magnification than Mark I

Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

Specifications

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-M-mount, Fujifilm X-mount, Micro Four Thirds-mount, Sony E-mount
Material
Aluminum
Optical Formula | Elements
6 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
5 groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
60 mm / 2.4 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.60 in
Weight
272 g / 9.61 oz

Function

Angle Of View
29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.4 ~ f/16
Autofocus
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
55 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
82.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Min Focus Distance
420 mm / 16.54 in

Production

Debut
2021

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