nemark: Which one is this lens??? Something is wrong here (and it happens from time to time).43mm and f1.6? Never heard of one. Tailored EXIF data?And great for 25mm if that is it at 1.8.
Leica calls it 42.5mm, not 43mm ;)I expect 42.5mm in EXIF data... If Nocticron, highly recommended!
Which one is this lens??? Something is wrong here (and it happens from time to time).43mm and f1.6? Never heard of one. Tailored EXIF data?And great for 25mm if that is it at 1.8.
I agree. Many are not even close to a silhouette (most of them), some are negatives, and some are not flowers at all, but flower turned to seed.
I would like it with removable lens hood, just like on 8mm fish-eye.
"I don`t own it, I don`t want it, I didn`t have it." For both lenses.
trulandphoto: This might just be my next EOS-M lens. But do I get EF mount so I can use it with my 7D and the adapter on the EOS-M or the EF-M mount version?
It will be very large lens on a tiny (EOS-M) body. Pity they don`t plan a smaller version for mirrorless cameras (like 8/7.5mm fish-eye variants).
No, not again! It was already announced two years ago, and according to that, it should be in production for two years by now...
Hoax based on new Sonies...
chris_j_l: I won't be waiting to get this at a lower price. The silent shutter is enough to clinch the deal. Drama & Theatre work requires a silent camera and carrying a blimp that just makes my 5D quiet rather than silent is just a PITA. The ISO limitation is a non-issue.I look forward to finding the first place in the UK that will sell me one.
Not only silent, but with sensor-shift IS makes it usable in low light within ISO limitation. Oly 1.8/75mm (or my 1.8/105 Nikkor :) and many other lenses) looks a good choice for such use... And also some other situations.
They (Samyang) had already announced 2.8/10mm lens for APS-C DSLR`s, and nothing till today. The lens release date was supposed to be November 2012...Should I believe them now for 16mm?
It would be great if it had IR-trigger receptor at frond AND rear side of the body. I like this feature at D7000 very much. I use rear one 98% of the time when camera on tripod, in conjunction with MLU function.
KentbertLee: oh my G...its uglyyyyy..nikonnnn what are you doinnnnnnn!
Not ugly in my eyes... Much better design than V1.
nemark: Pity, no 1:1 aspect ratio, not articulated LCD, no center crop video ("digital zoom"), no built-in wireless control of optional flash... Otherwise promising little camera.Center-crop video ("pixel-to-pixel" digital zoom) would add, depending on chosen video resolution, 2.4x, 3.6x, 4.3x, 7.2x "digital tele-converters" for video. Canon did it only once, for 550D giving it a VGA center-crop, and than gave up.And yes, they need god lenses for this system, primes at first place (6/7mm UWA, better 10mm, 20/25mm and 40mm micro Nikkor....)
I read about it, but 6/7mm PRIME would allow it to have larger and useful aperture at acceptable price, than a zoom... Also they lack macro lenses for the system. And, already existing 10mm needs some optical improvements.
MirosIav: Nice improvements, proper grip, but I must agree with all who say it's very ugly. The screen is too big and that's why the hump had to go up. A pity the viewfinder has not stayed in the same place as in V1...
And the price is ugly as well :).
I think that moving EVF more to the left saves you from pushing your nose onto the camera/LCD... And greasing it whenever you use EVF.
Pity, no 1:1 aspect ratio, not articulated LCD, no center crop video ("digital zoom"), no built-in wireless control of optional flash... Otherwise promising little camera.Center-crop video ("pixel-to-pixel" digital zoom) would add, depending on chosen video resolution, 2.4x, 3.6x, 4.3x, 7.2x "digital tele-converters" for video. Canon did it only once, for 550D giving it a VGA center-crop, and than gave up.And yes, they need god lenses for this system, primes at first place (6/7mm UWA, better 10mm, 20/25mm and 40mm micro Nikkor....)
This camera (as many other cameras) has 3:4 aspect ratio sensor. In this case, it is 4352 x 3264px. And as many other p&s cameras it also offers other ratios, and among them is 4:5. If you want maximum use of this sensor for that ratio, it should be 4080x3264px, but Canon always makes it a vertical 4:5 crop from a horizontal 3:4 sensor, so it is only 2192 x 3264 (almost half of max possible resolution for that ratio from a given sensor). Can somebody explain me why is it so and who needs it?
Bravo for Samyang!!! Now my dreams are nearing to come truth! For years (actually from the beginning of APS-C DSLR era), for UWA primes you had only to choose from full frame UWA options, and choice was very narrow, HEAVY and BULKY.... and EXPENSIVE! If someone is oriented to APS-C DSLR, that isn`t always just because at the moment you don`t have the money for full frame, so you buy huge, expensive FF lenses and later switch to FF body. No, I stick to APS-C DSLR cause I want a COMPACT body, and COMPACT lenses, too. My xxxD EOS cameras WITH battery grips are more than light weight compared to any FF DSLR without a battery grip. Even my xxD APS-C EOS was more than I wanted to carry all day around and I sold it. I even contacted Tamron and Tokina regarding APS-C compact UWA prime, and answers were negative.
So again, BRAVO for Samyang!
cangi: @ nemark. i have the 50mm f1.8 and the quality is very good. it is also small and light. nice lens!
Probably the only Sony lens worth a penny. 16mm is disaster. And so on... I have non, so I talk according to what I read (Photozone.de, users etc...)
Knowing the (POOOR) quality of Sony lenses, I`ll wait some practical results, tests and comments to create my own opinion. Nice collection of focal lengths and apertures, but discussable q. (Don`t confuse Sony with Zeiss-for-Sony.)
I am eager to see if there will be any compact UWA prime in the range 10-14mm. Only Fuji (14mm) and Oly (12mm) make them. No quality compact UWA prime lenses for EOS-M, NEX, or even APS-C DSLRs. Manufacturers think that their compact APS-C DSLRs are, for everybody, just a first step to full frame camera. A shame. With a compact camera, whether it is a APS-C DSLR or mirrorless, each user (or at least ME) wants a compact lens. Otherwise, what is the sense of a compact camera body?