The XCD 21mm is an ultra wide-angle lens for the X System. Its extremely short focal length provides a 17mm full frame equivalent lens, making it perfect for landscape and architecture photography. The lens features a 32 cm close distance setting (1:10 image scale) and an aperture range between 4 and 32. The XCD 21mm features full automatic focusing as well as instant manual focus.
All XCD lenses contain a lens shutter delivering shutter speeds from 68 minutes to 1/2000 second. Synchronizing with flash at all speeds allows full creative freedom when mixing flash and daylight. The lens shutter also generates very little vibration providing hand-held shots with perfect sharpness.