The Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens is the showstopper lens at PhotoPlus 2015.This is probably the best wide angle lens that you can buy. Of course, there’s no official price tag on it yet but you can probably expect it to be in the $4,000 to $5,000 range, along with its Otus 55mm f/1.4 and the Otus 85mm f/1.4 siblings. [Read more…]
This is probably the only one of these I’ll ever get my hands on since they are only making 100 units of it but it sure is a unique lens. The Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 lens features a clickless aperture and a long-throw focus ring around the massive barrel. It uses 105mm filters. [Read more…]
Lensbaby has announced its new Composer Pro II lens with the Edge 50 Optic, which is available for Canon, Nikon, Sony A, Pentax K, Fuji X, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds and Samsung NX mounts. It is a 50mm f/3.2 lens with a 9-blade aperture and manual focus and aperture control. The lens is compatible with other lenses in the Optic Swap System. [Read more…]
Amazon has the new Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4 lenses in stock and now shipping. The new Rokinon lenses are available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, and Sony E mounts.
You can find the Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC lens here at Amazon.
And the 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC lens is here at Amazon.
No word on when the lens would be coming but sooner rather than later is likely. Canon has a habit of introducing professional lenses in the November-ish time frame, so that wouldn’t be a total shocker to see such a lens then.
Rokinon has announced a pair of new lenses for mirrorless cameras. The new Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4 lenses will be available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, and Sony E mounts.
Both lenses maintain the manual focus limitations of other Rokinon lenses; however, they deliver some solid specs for not much money.
The Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 lens retails for $499. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 lens retails for $549. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Note: This is likely a gray market item with no USA warranty. ebay seller Red Tag Camera has a 99.9% positive feedback rating at the time of this post.