According to Christopher Frost, the Irix 45mm f/1.4 has found its place among the top 7 sharpest standard lenses in history!


Christopher Frost, the well-known Youtuber who has tested most lenses available on the market, has ranked the seven sharpest lenses. The Irix 45mm f/1.4 has found its place in it.We invite you to watch the footage on the Youtube platform:



On the market of photographic products there is an abundance of “standard” focal length primes (focal lengths around 50mm for full frame). Standard lenses are a kind of classic tool, especially in documentary and everyday photography. Most photographers have one of them in their bag – because of its versatility, ease of use and comfortable field of view. After all, it works well in outdoor, landscape, travel and portrait photography.

As you can see, it’s easy to say that a standard lens can be one of the most commonly used and universal pieces of a photo enthusiast’s bag. It’s also often the first fixed focal length lens that begins the photography adventure and encourages experimentation with shallow depth of field. Considering how often and in how many situations we reach for this tool, it pays to reach for a product that is backed by the right quality.

The Irix 45mm f/1.4 has a 5 mm wider field of view compared to the most popular products in this segment. This allows for a bit more ambient context to be included in the frame, which affects the uniqueness of the photos without sacrificing the classic feel. This lens is a good compromise between the 35mm focal length and traditional 50mm lenses. The fast aperture of f/1.4 is not only useful in low-light conditions, but also to achieve stunning photos with shallow depth of field, thanks to the optical scheme optimized to reproduce super-smooth out-of-focus areas. On the other hand, the lens is incredibly sharp, well-corrected and offers excellent micro-contrast. This lens can successfully become The One lens in your collection due to the spectacular sharpness combined with the smooth bokeh effect that makes the image appear three-dimensional.


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