Ben Sullivan

Founder at Ayrne
Artist, Traveler, and Lover of the Beauty of Life

The MIR-1V 37mm f2.8 Lens is a beautifully quirky soviet era lens with dreamy lens flare and quasi-magical bokeh that is not unlike the bokeh found on other legendary Russian lenses like the Helios, although, unlike the Helios, it’s 10 blades render a perfectly-rounded bokeh effect.

While it takes mastery to user properly, the MIR-1V yields superb results with the right technique. It’s pleasantly soft wide open, but starts to get sharp at f/4 and is tack sharp by f/8

The 270° rotation on the focus ring makes this lens delightfully precise and allows you to nail the focus on subjects.

Technical Specifications:

Focal Length (35mm format):37mm
Maximum Aperture:f/2.8
Minimum Aperture:f/16
Format:35mm Film
Angle of View (35mm format):60°
Focusing Distance:0.70m to Inifinity
Elements/Groups:6/5
Number of Blades:10
Optical resolution:45 lines/mm center, 23 lines/mm corners
Light coefficient:0.78
Autofocus:No – Full Manual
Filter size:49mm
Manufacturer:Vologda Optical and Mechanical Plant

About the Author
Founder , Ayrne
I am an artist, traveler, and lover of the beauty of life
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