Last week, I wrote about how Sony should build an A7 camera with a Canon EF mount. The premise behind the post was about Sony gaining market share and continuing to make bold moves. It’s a bit of a pipe dream but, holy crap, would that shake up the market.
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.
Every time a new, awesome camera is released, I start thinking of all the reasons I need it.
Canon 5Ds? Check.
Blackmagic URSA Mini? Check.
Sony A7R II? Double check.
I mean, the A7R II does about everything I could possibility want in a camera today. But it has one major limiting factor… Me. [Read more…]