The TTartisan 100mm F2.8 Soap Bubble Bokeh Lens in Leica M Mount is a manual focus only lens that is claimed to be able to produce bokeh that sort of resembles floating soap bubbles.
TTartisan claims that the 100mm f2.8 bubble lens was designed specifically for capturing portraits that stand out with distinctive bokeh and an alluring, nostalgic feel. According to the company, users can create captivating soap bubble bokeh that adds a dreamy, ethereal quality to your images.
I am not sure what all these marketing terms exactly mean, but any lens that can add something that is a little different to your images is always welcome. It certainly isn’t going to be everyone’s taste! Above you can see some sample images that should give you an indication of what the bokeh looks like.
The TTArtisan 100mm f2.8 II lens is constructed with full metal for durability and longevity.
The lens features a 49mm front filter diameter and it is 8cm long. It weighs in at 390g. The lens design is fairly basic with just 3 elements in 3 groups, however it does have 13 aperture blades.
Leica M Mount is relatively easy to adapt to Sony E, Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Lexus L, etc. through the use of adapters.
Price & Availability
The TTartisan 100mm F2.8 Soap Bubble Bokeh Lens Leica M Mount is now available to purchase for $210 USD.
You can also buy it on Amazon.