Review and test of the new Sirui 50mm T2.9 1.6x full frame Anamorphic Lens.
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This anamorphic lens performs very well for $1,200 (early bird) $1,500 (full price). Here is a brief breakdown of the good and bad:
- Full Frame
- Fast T2.9 (F2.4)
- Low vignetting
- Filter thread
- Build Quality
- 1.6x Bokeh much improved over 1.33x
- Slight distortion (expected for anamorphic)
- Very warm color
- 0:00 Introduction
- 1:51 Squeeze Factor
- 3:20 Field of View
- 3:58 Aperture & Build Quality
- 5:18 Bokeh
- 6:00 Sharpness & Flares
- 7:35 Color
- 8:38 Distortion & Minimum Focus Distance
- 9:15 Vignetting & Breathing
- 9:49 Recommendations
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