Schneider Optics

Schneider DIGITAR 28mm f/2.8 Lens in Copal #0 Shutter

SKU: SRDG2828L0 MFR: 03-013498
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About this item

Large format cameras, and lenses designed for use with digital camera backs are the ultimate combination in digital photography. Although Photoshop can maneuver (interpolate) pixels to simulate some perspective shifts, in doing so, it diminishes the quality of the image. A view camera is still necessary for perspective, shape and focus control.

Newer lenses for large format digital cameras are slightly smaller in size, and shorter in focal length than lenses designed for 4x5 or 8x10 film. Digital sensor chips are usually smaller than their film format counterparts. Several 35mm Style Digital SLR's are an exception. The format conversion factor for a 4x5 lens for film to a 4x5 Digital Lens is 1.39. This is an ultra-wide angle 28mm f/2.8 lens in a Copal #0 Shutter.

What's Included With This Item

  • Calibrated Copal #0 Shutter
  • Schneider Lifetime Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

Key Features

  • The twelve lens elements in ten groups are constructed to focus light more directly on the image sensor
  • Accepts 77mm wide angle or slim screw-in filters
  • Center Filters - neutral density in the center, gradating to clear at the edges, are recommended for ultra wide angle lenses (47mm or shorter), or if large amounts of swings and tilts are to be used

Technical Specs

Comparative Focal Length 28mm with 24x36mm sensor
~22mm with 6x4.5cm sensor
Aperture Range 2.8 - 22
Angle of Coverage 92° @ f/11
Image Circle @ Infinity 60mm @ f/11
Shifts 12mm rise/fall, 9.5mm left/right @ inf. with 24x36mm sensor
Zero with 36x48mm sensor
Dimensions 81mm x 80mm in Copal 0 Shutter
Weight 2 lbs (.9 kg)
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