Sigma 16mm or Samyang 12mm or both?

Started Nov 24, 2017 | Discussions thread
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MikeMirror New Member • Posts: 11
Sigma 16mm or Samyang 12mm or both?

Hi everyone

My gear: A6000, 18-105mm Sony , 16-50mm Kit (which I almost never use, even for landscapes)

Style: Walk around a lot , hike , everything fits in my photo backpack

I read a lot of posts about the new release from Sigma 16mm 1.4 and I was looking at the Samyang 12mm MF that everyone seems to enjoy.

Since I'm always looking for lenses/equipment that can handle many situations, my question is if I wait for the Sigma 16mm to reach shops would it also cover the Samyang spectrum of great landscape photos, fantastic astrophotography etc.

Budget is not a concern, nor time(waiting for the release) . What always concerns me is using my gear - I dont want to create waste and I dont have access to a large market to resell and/or return items

No idea how these compare to the 18-105 F/4 on video , but that's another question

tl;dr Would Sigma 16mm 1.4 remove the need for owning Samyang 12mm for landscape/astrophotography/cityscape or are they completely different categories?

thanks a lot

 MikeMirror's gear list:MikeMirror's gear list
Sony a6000 Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS
Samyang 12mm F2 NCS CS Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN (Sony) Sony a6000
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