Key mechanical design points:
- The lens foot is compatible with Arca Swiss style clamps (or at least my Really Right Stuff screw-clamp), a “first” as far as I’m aware. Kudos to Schneider on this point! (The Hartblei 40mm does supply a Novoflex plate that can attach to the lens foot).
- The lens foot allows parallax-free shifts.
- The aperture settings are 1/3 EV throughout, a big win for fine-tuning depth of field and exposure.
- The rear of the lens takes interchangeable lens mounts, so one can change from Nikon to Canon or vice versa (additional mounts are at additional cost).
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