Introducing the New and Improved 7Artisans 12mm f2.8 Mark II Lens

The 7Artisans 12mm f2.8 II is a highly anticipated addition to the 7Artisans lens lineup. As an all-manual lens, it is perfect for landscape, architectural, and astrophotography enthusiasts.

7Artisans 12mm f2.8 II

7Artisans 12mm f2.8 Mark II is compatible with Canon RF, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, and Sony E mount cameras. It is an upgrade from a previous version that was originally announced back in 2017.

7Artisans 12mm f2.8 II also boasts a fast maximum aperture of f2.8. This allows photographers to capture images with shallow depth of field and create beautiful bokeh in their images. It is also helpful for low-light situations, as it allows more light to reach the camera’s sensor and allows for faster shutter speeds.

The lens has 12 elements in 10 groups and a 5-blade aperture. it has a 100-degree viewing angle and weighs 301g (Sony version). Its manual focus design is complemented by both depths of field and distance scales for utilizing pre-focusing and zone-focusing techniques. Additionally, the lens permits working with subjects as close as 7.9″ away.

Price and availability

The lens is available for purchase on,, and website for $149 / £149.

7Artisans 12mm f2.8 II specifications

7Artisans 12mm f2.8 II
  • Focal Length: 12mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 19.2mm)
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/16
  • Lens Mount: Canon RF, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, Sony E
  • Lens Format Coverage: APS-C
  • Angle of View: 100°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 5.9″ / 15 cm
  • Optical Design: 12 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 5
  • Focus Type: Manual Focus
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Front Filter Size: 67 mm
  • Dimensions (ø x L): 2.8 x 2.6″ / 70 x 66 mm

7Artisans recently introduced a new 12mm T2.9 “Vision” full-frame wide-angle cine lens, complementing the already existing Vision 25/35/50mm T1.05. The design of the 7Artisans Vision 12mm T2.9 has 12 elements in 10 groups and a 9-blade diaphragm. And is priced at $319.

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One comment


    Un 12mm en APS-C sí equivale a 19,2, pero en 35mm es un 12mm, ya que la longitud focal de los objetivos está basada en el estándar de 35mm (24×36). Eso es lo que nos decían en la escuela.

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