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It is just a very natural and easy focal length to use. The aperture ring moves nicely and has well defined clicks for each half step (full stops are labelled on the ring). $199.00. Maximum Aperture: f/2 3. Filter size: 67mm Event and street photography does sound like a challenge! It’s built out of high quality plastics with a metallic lens mount. The Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC is an interesting proposition as a fisheye lens, not just because of its stereographic projection, but also for its reasonable price point. Providing a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm and a broad 98.9° angle of view, this lens is well-suited for architectural, interior, and landscape images. Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 lens details. Samyang Rokinon 8mm Fisheye, 10mm f/2.8, 12mm f/2.8, 16mm f/2: Unfortunately there are still a number of Samyang Rokinon lenses we need to test on our mirrorless cameras. The body is the typical mix of metal and engineered plastics, but it has a very handsome finish. The black, Sony E-Mount Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Lens is a prime wide-angle lens designed specifically for use with APS-C sized image sensors. It may not be as cutting edge as more expensive options, but considering its price point, this lens delivers good quality fisheye images for the money. In fact f/8 is the sweet spot across the board on the Rokinon for overall sharpness with the least amount of lens anomalies. It makes for a very natural landscape or wide angle composition. Given that fisheye lenses need a large amount of optical correction to achieve respectable levels of image quality, the Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC packs in a lot of features for the price. ... As for sharpness, it seems to have a sweet spot at f8 and f11 and maintains edge sharpness. Approximate Dimensions: 2.85 x 2.33″ (72.5 x 59.1 mm) 9. The rokinon/samyang 12mm is a nice sweet spot between 10 and 14 and also have very low coma so great for night sky shooting. With the aperture wide open at f/2.8, center sharpness is very good, but there is also evidence of softening in the corners. 12mm is the sweet spot. It is otherwise sharp. I wish more people would spend their time studying composition instead of tech specs. Alright, this modern Korean lens is not vintage at all, but it is a manual focus lens, so it's somewhat in … The Zenitar renders its images as a circular fisheye viewpoint, which is also a deciding factor with these types of lenses. Flaring is an inevitability with a fisheye lens, which is evident here, but at least it doesn’t look blotchy or overwhelming to the point of spoiling an image. If you don’t mind stopping down to at least f/5.6 and generally f/8, then sharpness levels and overall lens artifacts are very good for the price. Aperture range f2.0-22, Ultra Wide 12mm Fixed Focal Length, minimum focusing distance of 7.9 inches. Minimum Aperture: f/22 2. Do You Need the New Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT? The overall resolution of the Rokinon may not have the same levels on paper as top-end lenses, but it’s not far behind in reality. The Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC is a cost-effective fisheye lens, which features good quality optics for its price point. Type: Ultra Wide Angle. Images look pretty decent! After performing an ISO-invariance test, he discovered that ISO 1600 is the sweet spot on the a6000 for astrophotography, though he states that anything between 1600 and 6400 is quite useable. Wider than standard yet narrower than fat, plus-size rims and tires hit the sweet spot in grip, stability, and speed, giving you more confidence on technical terrain. Field of view: 98.9° 5. Elements/Groups: 12/10 7. 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You can spend more on a wide-angle prime, but the Rokinon really hits the sweet spot. (It also makes my photos stand out from all the 35-50mm guys). Lenses do actually have an aperture sweet spot, meaning where they take an optimal photo with minimal vignetting and incredible detail sharpness. The Rokinon can provide the same 180-degree viewpoint, or 118 degrees on a crop sensor camera, as other fisheye lenses, but the stereographic view makes it almost unique. I always used f/2 buy I plan to use it on a trip and I'm debating if there is any point stopping it down past f/4. But if this is you're passion, you'll get there. No one goes to a gallery and looks at the corner sharpness of a print. AF - Auto Focus MF - Digital Photo SERIES II Photo/Video Cine Cine DS Cine DSX SP - Special Performance View all lenses. Once a week, we curate and send you the best deals so you can save money on the hottest photography, drones, and accessories. There is a bit of chromatic aberration towards the edges, but that’s to be expected. What fstop do you use and why? Build quality is also respectable with the all-metal construction and if you factor in the good quality optics, the Rokinon is a good solution as your first fisheye lens or as a low-cost alternative for a semipro. The New Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro: Compact Strobe-Like Power, The Elinchrom D-Lite RX 4/4: Quality, Budget Studio Lighting. The f/2.8 aperture is an aspect you would have to pay premium prices for on a fisheye lens elsewhere, such as the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM . For comparison, the Zeiss 12mm Touit has similar optics and is more than double the cost. Format: ASP-C 4. This is a beautifully designed little lens. I haven't found the sweet spot per se, but it's made me happy in my usual range of anywhere from f2-f8. The samyang/rokinon 12mm f2 is definitely the best lens and the most used for milky way. Weight: 8.64 ounces (245 grams) 8. This is a real world review of the Samyang (Rokinon) 12mm f2 lens on the Sony a6000. Therefore, let’s delve deeper into the specific attributes of this lens and see how it measures up in the real world. I pulled the trigger and ordered the Rokinon 12mm. "F/8 and be there"-Weegee, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. This lens also provides a 180 angle-of-view, is manual focusing only, and has an impressive close focusing distance of 5.9 inches. With its maximum f/2.0 aperture, it is noted as the fasted 12mm lens for APS-C (crop) sensor cameras. Close. Being a manual focus only lens means there is a generously sized manual focus ring, along with an aperture ring that clicks with every half stop. If they offer the same quality as the 12mm and 21mm, we can assume that they are good manual focus alternatives for those on a budget. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Whether you’re a landscape photographer, a nightscape photographer, or an in-your-face portrait or action sports photographer, you might be in the market for an ultra-wide prime lens.Rokinon now has three 14mm lenses on the market. 100% Upvoted. Archived. Utilizes 3 high precision (2 Aspherical + … Although it is much harder to focus the lens at an f-stop of 2.8 – it allows enough light in to show the brightest … Brand: ROKINON. While it’s possible to spend a good deal more than the Rokinon on a fisheye lens, one example in the same price bracket is the Zenit MC-Zenitar 8mm f/3.5. Want sharp sunstars use f5.6 for my landscapes question mark to learn the rest of photographs. An aperture sweet spot edge sharpness, Budget Studio Lighting: compact Strobe-Like Power, the Zeiss Touit. Jr. would ask for many takes of one of the product 's sale prices within the last days. Both full-frame and crop sensor bodies, providing a focal length, minimum distance! 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