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.
Zeiss has announced a collection of 6 lenses in its new Milvus line for Canon (ZE) and Nikon (ZF.2) mount cameras.
The new lenses consist of the following:
- Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8
- Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2
- Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4
- Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4
- Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/2 Macro
- Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Macro
The lenses are manual focus only; however, the communicate electronically with the camera body to provide compatibility with program, aperture priority, shutter priority and manual modes. Additionally, they will communicate lens EXIF data to the camera.
The focus ring is a longer throw for precise focusing and enhanced use with video. Zeiss says the lens quality meets the latest standards for 6K video capture. The ZF.2 lenses offer the ability to declick the aperture for video use.
The new Zeiss Milvus lenses range in price from $1177 to $1843 and will be available in October 2015.