The two versions of the new lens are named Firefly and Blackstone, each having a slightly different aim. Despite sharing the same optics, the Firefly version of the lens is made with lighter-weight materials to enhance manoeuvrability and ease when shooting, while the Blackstone variant features a more sturdy design, with more advanced weather- and scratch-proofing and heavier build materials.

Check out our video interview above to learn more about the new Irix lenses from the show floor.