AstrHori 40mm F5.6: A New Lens for Fujifilm GFX Cameras

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AstrHori has released a new AstrHori 40mm F5.6 lens for Fujifilm GFX medium format cameras. The novelty, according to the manufacturer, «is ideal for portrait, architectural, night shooting and landscape photography.»

This lens produces bokeh with a pentagonal star effect at f/8. Bokeh with a pentagonal star effect is clearly visible when shooting night scenes or portraits at night. The AstrHori 40mm F5.6 lens can create an amazing atmosphere in your photos. It is compact and lightweight: it weighs only 333 g and measures 79 x 38 mm.

The manufacturer reports that the focus ring works evenly, accurately and smoothly. There is a special stepped design between the focus ring and the aperture ring to avoid accidental contact during operation, according to a press release.

photo: AstrHori

The new AstrHori 40mm F/5.6 is compatible with medium format cameras for Fuji GFX, GFX 50S, GFX 50SII, GFX 50R, GFX 100, GFX 100S, GFX 100 IR.

Main technical characteristics of AstrHori 40mm F/5.6;

Focal length: 40mm

Maximum aperture: f/5.6

Minimum aperture: f/22

Lens mount: GFX

Format: medium

Viewing angle: 69°

Minimum focusing distance: 41cm

Optical design: 7 elements in 5 groups

Focus type: manual

Image stabilization: no

Filter size: Ø62 mm

Dimensions: Ø79 x 38 mm

Weight: 333 g.

The AstrHori 40mm F/5.6 lens is priced at $289.

AstrHori 40mm F5.6 for GFX System: Affordable and Pretty good.