Just Announced: IRIX 15mm f/2.4 & 150mm f/2.8 Macro Fullframe E-mount Lenses


IRIX has announced a pair of premium quality manual focus fullframe E-mount lenses: IRIX 15mm f/2.4 Dragonfly Lens ($599) & IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro Dragonfly Lens ($599). For the next 30 days, both lenses available in the USA exclusively from B&H Photo.

I had a chance to spend time with the IRIX team last week at the Cine Gear Expo on the Paramount Studio Lot. I was as extremely impressed with the precision build of their E-mount cine lenses and they hinted something was on the way for their still lens line-up and here they are…

IRIX 15mm f/2.4 Dragonfly Lens


IRIX 15mm f/2.4 Dragonfly Lens ($599) features advanced optical design with lightweight and durable physical construction. Its expansive field of view is complemented by a sophisticated optical layout that utilizes low dispersion, aspherical, and high-refractive glass elements, as well as a Neutrino coating, to render imagery with low distortion, controlled spherical and chromatic aberrations, high contrast, and natural color rendering.

In addition to the imaging performance, this 15mm f/2.4 utilizes a manual focus design for fine-tuned control and incorporates a unique positive focus lock to secure the focusing position at any point for consistent, repeatable shooting. As the Dragonfly version of this focal length, this lens is also distinguished by its printed lens markings, tactile controls, and weather-sealing throughout the lens housing for working in adverse environmental conditions.


Focal Length: 15mm
Maximum Aperture: f/2.4
Minimum Aperture: f/22
Lens Mount: Sony E
Lens Format Coverage: Full-Frame
Angle of View: 110°
Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8″ / 25 cm
Optical Design: 15 Elements in 11 Groups
Diaphragm Blades: 9
Focus Type: Manual Focus
Image Stabilization: No
Filter Size: 95 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L): 4 x 5.3″ / 102 x 135 mm
Weight: 23.4 oz / 662 g

IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro Dragonfly Lens


IRIX 150mm f/2.8 Macro Dragonfly Lens ($599) is a sharp telephoto prime optimized for close-up photography, featuring a life-size 1:1 maximum magnification and a 1.1′ minimum focusing distance. Its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture enables working in a variety of lighting conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field for isolating subject matter. The 12 element, nine group optical design features a Neutrino coating, which helps to suppress lens flare and ghosting in order to achieve higher contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.

Robust physical construction, dubbed Dragonfly, which incorporates extensive weather sealing to guard against dust and moisture. This manual focus lens also features printed focus distance and depth of field scales to benefit fast and accurate focusing and a rounded 11-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth bokeh quality. Additionally, the included tripod collar has an Arca-type compatible foot for seamless compatibility with a variety of tripod heads.


Focal Length: 150mm
Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
Minimum Aperture: f/32
Lens Mount: Sony E
Lens Format Coverage: Full-Frame
Angle of View: 16°
Minimum Focus Distance: 13.4″ / 34 cm
Maximum Magnification: 1x
Macro Reproduction Ratio: 1:1
Optical Design: 12 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades: 11, Rounded
Focus Type: Manual Focus
Image Stabilization No
Tripod Collar: Removable and Rotating
Filter Size: 77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L): 3.4 x 6.7″ / 87 x 170 mm
Weight: 2 lb / 900 g

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