Press J to jump to the feed. [–]pagerphilerA7ii | CV 40mm f/1.2 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. The front element is quit… They are both stiffer than the typical Fuji lenses’ ones and that’s a good thing. Sony A6000 - Stick with the Kit Lens or Upgrade to Sigma's 16mm F1.4 or Rokinon 12mm F2? Quick review of the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 Ultra Wide Angle Lens for Sony cameras. angle of view, this lens is well-suited for architectural, interior and landscape images. Handheld, it's difficult but that's expected of an aps-c. Great shot. 251 votes, 38 comments. Thanks a ton, I appreciate the complement! [–]Flashphotoe 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (3 children). [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), I decreased highlights and boosted shadows&contrast in Lightroom to tone down light pollution and to subdue the foreground detail, [–]Jayizdaman 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). Personally I probably would have used the same vertical orientation, but done a 2 or 3 shot panorama from left to right to capture more of the scenery and sky, plus it creates a more pixel dense photo. Meike 12mm F2.8 Ultra Wide Angle Manual Focus Lens for Sony E Mount APS-C Mirrorless Cameras NEX 3 5T NEX 6 7 A6400 A6600 A6000 A6100 A6300 A6500,etc 4.0 out of 5 stars 71 6% off The Alpha Universe: Sony's Official Page for all things Alpha, Phillip Reeve's Comprehensive FE Lens Guide, Lensrentals blog - tons of in-depth, trustworthy tests of Sony lenses, Gary Friedman's excellent e-books on Sony cameras, New to the A6000 or other APS-C E-mount? The Rokinon 12mm, which Wayne uses, appears to be one of the exceptions that performs very well. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 42 replies. There are plenty of other sites that cover those. would love to know what set up he is using. Buckeye Sidewalk – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 @ f/2.0 Bokeh. The aperture and focus rings are made of plastic, but the former has the right amount of resistance and well-defined half-stop clicks, whereas the latter is smooth but not too easy to accidentally move. Lightroom makes it pretty easy to bring up exposure or change contrast once you get your photos imported. The Sony 10-18mm is an incredible wide angle lens for moments with lots of available light, but I found myself wanting more options for low light situations. To answer a question above, it does very well in low light. I review products on how they act for me as a photographic tool in real-world shooting. We're a helpful community ... let's make some art together! [–]Poorna90 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). 1 year ago. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 307654 Photos. Close. [–]thelegendofurmom 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), Twentynine Palms, California...God’s gift to us Marines. 7. Kick it open to f2 and cut your ISO down to help control the noise. Posted by. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Sony A6000+Rokinon 12mm F/2 (i.imgur.com), [–]worthlessmooch 10 points11 points12 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]kickstanda6000 | Tessar 16-70mm f/4 | Rokinon 12mm 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (1 child). Construction and Handling. [This is my third post on the Rokinon 12mm F2.0 lens for Sony NEX] One of the first things I noticed as I walked around my house and yard taking pictures the other day with this lens on a Sony NEX-6, is that it is really difficult to selectively focus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLqZ1pCZLCw, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm560lqq8Xo, https://www.lonelyspeck.com/astrophotography-101/. We had used the Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 fisheye on our Sony a6000 rigs with very good results. photo by scotbot. Although he freely admits the a6000 is no A7s as far as low-light performance is concerned, he feels that for the very reasonable price, it is one of the best options for astrophotography out there at the moment. It would take a bit of work to align and insert the helicopters, but it would reduce the noise in the sky. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Saved by Brad Zimmerman. They have a lot of tutorials and educational videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLqZ1pCZLCw or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm560lqq8Xo). Looks good for a first time though! That was my reason for purchasing it, and so far it has not disappointed. [–]somewhere_coolA6000: Sigma 30mm f1.4, rokinon 12mm, SEL18105 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (1 child). You might be able to futz around in Lightroom to bring out the milky way more. HOME PHOTO > > REVIEWS > > > > > > > ABOUT 2016 Samyang 12 f2 - Well worth the price. Was just looking at this lens for this camera. This will work on all Sony APS-C E-mount cameras (A5000 - A6500). The one fly in the ointment for me is that many of the native mount lenses for this camera, by Sony and others, exhibit very mediocre performance in the test reports I have read, even some of the Zeiss lenses, which are pretty costly. Rendered by PID 19696 on r2-app-00ccfbc1506114482 at 2020-12-02 11:39:53.722019+00:00 running 31b5616 country code: FR. After many months of deciding between the a6100 and a6400, I went with the a6400 as my first camera ever. If you're into landscape or astrophotography that's where it shines. As for image stacking, it's a really powerful tool to reduce noise in your astrophotos. Would the A6000 with the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 be too wide for panoramic stitching? The A6000 is due for release on 14th April in the EU and... See more. Here's 2 examples I've done with that same setup. and join one of thousands of communities. The only faster wide angle I can think of is the Sigma 16mm f1.4. I posted the settings in the comment above! When we decided to go for the full-frame A7R IV, we knew we needed an … If you aren't ready to stack, take advantage of that aperture. I shoot bands with it constantly. The body is the typical mix of metal and engineered plastics, but it has a very handsome finish. log in sign up. It is a great value, makes great images, and has stood up to a decent amount of abuse. 300mm F6.3 Catadioptric for Mirrorless . While you don’t normally think of an ultra-wide lens as something that can produce a lot of blur, the Rokinon 12mm’s fast f/2.0 aperture and good close focusing ability does allow you to blur the background a fair bit if you so desire. Alright, this modern Korean lens is not vintage at all, but it is a manual focus lens, so it's somewhat in keeping with the purpose of this site. We are an unofficial … As others have said, framed a little to the left would have been great to capture the full helicopter. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Proud to be the #1 Camera-Brand Subreddit! You can literally mount your lens to your a6000 and go about capturing your photographs as you need and make the properties you are photographing look beautiful. This is stunning. In any case, very cool shot. Pros: - large aperture … great fast wide angle lens for low light and astrophotography. Their website has tons of information on astrophotography and they also have plenty of editing tutorial videos. Hey thank you so much for taking some time to detail those resources for me! The manual mode does take getting used to (sometimes I'll use this to take portraits/event pics). Discussion about, and photographs from the Sony A6000 camera. u/jwthawk. Oh ok thanks btw nice work that's beautiful. 7. AF - Auto Focus; MF - Digital Photo; SERIES II Photo/Video This will work on all Sony APS-C E-mount cameras (A5000 - A6500). The problem ( well, more of a reason than a problem) is the h-u-g-e depth of field of this ultra wide angle lens. Thank you for the help! I have the same setup. I like Tony and Chelsea Northrup's youtube channel. r/SonyAlpha. $6.97. This is a beautifully designed little lens. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 19696 on r2-app-00ccfbc1506114482 at 2020-12-02 11:39:53.722019+00:00 running 31b5616 country code: FR. I ended getting a 50mm Sigma Prime a while ago which is fine, but considering I mainly take landscapes, I really should've just bought the 12mm. If you’re not familiar with my reviews, I review from a real world shooting perspective. User account menu. Perhaps the most popular reason why photographers buy this lens is to shoot the stars. Nice! Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS UC on the Sony a6000. Reddit's most popular camera brand-specific subreddit! Sony E Mount, Sony A Mount, legacy Minolta A mount, our spiritual cousins in the RX series ... all are welcome here. You won’t find lens charts or resolution numbers here. Providing a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm and a broad 98.9° angle of view, this lens is great for interior, landscape, and architectural images. This is a Reddit's best source for talking about the Sony Alpha photography system. Also, did you take multiple shots to stack? kindly share , [–]EmpanadaDaddi 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), i have the same equipment. Corporate Info. Providing a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm and a broad 98.9deg. Thank you so much for the tip, I’m still figuring things out, stacking photos is a little down the road from where I’m at right now. [–]Drajken 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (7 children), What settings/setup are you using? The aperture ring moves nicely and has well defined clicks for each half step (full stops are labelled on the ring). For Mac there's Starry Landscape Stacker, and for windows there's Deep Sky Stacker. My son escaped his play area and found where the cookies come from A7iii Sigma 85 f/1.4, A7siii took 2 months to come but she came, My first mirrorless camera! 1 year ago Shot this of my brother hanging in his hammock at The Loch in Rocky Mountain National Park last summer. After taking the photograph did you do any adjustments in the photoshop? [–]despou 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). This is a real world review of the Samyang (Rokinon) 12mm f2 lens on the Sony a6000. I saw you asked where to find good tutorials for lightroom and milky way photos. The Sony a6000 is probably the most popular mirrorless camera body on the market right now and it has an absolutely massive core customer base that use it as their go-to camera body of choice in a number of niches. Personally "the lonely speck" has helped me tremendously. rokinon 12mm a6000 12 Dec 2017 . Brad shows how easy it is to preset focus on the Rokinon (or Samyang) 12mm lens. [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). Fastest Wide Angle Lens for Sony E-Mount. Lovely photograph. February 26th, 2014 Group Since. I got the foreground on accident...I locked my tripod and keys in the car so I ended up having to improvise with balancing the camera on a rock while I was waiting for people to come unlock the car. I'd catch more of the left side of the helicopter and maybe pan it more superiorly to catch more of the Milky Way, but otherwise looks great!!! I've heard many good things about both the sigma and the Rokinon but can't seem to find any clear answer. Nice way of using light pollution to highlight the heli. It's a good one! Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I searched through just about every available E mount lens and settled on the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0. SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC UHS-I Memory … This is my first attempt at Astrophotography, I appreciate some criticism. We focus on Sony Alpha cameras: Sony E Mount, Sony A Mount, legacy Minolta … Press J to jump to the feed. Is that around Camp Penenton ( I'm pretty sure I spelled that wrong, I'm a navy guy not marines) or in Southern California? Solid, I’ll give it a shot...pun intended. Available colors include Black or Silver. [–]Flashphotoe 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago* (1 child). F/2.8 ISO 3200 & 20” shutter. Thankfully, the Rokinon 12 mm f/2.0 is very straight forward and easy to use, especially with a camera like the Sony a6000 so if you are not an experienced or professional photographer, this will definitely work to your favor. Amazon.com : Rokinon Cine CV12M-E 12mm T2.2 Cine Fixed Lens for Sony E-Mount and Other Cameras : Camera & Photo ... QIBOX Glass Screen Protector Compatible with Sony Alpha A6000 A5000 A6300 NEX-7 NEX-3N NEX-5 NEX-6L, 3-Pack Tempered Glass Anti-scratch Anti-fingerprint Ultra-clear Cover(NOT for a6500/a5100) 4.7 out of 5 stars 1,351. It is very compact at only 2.33″ long (59.1mm) with a diameter of 2.85 inches (72.5mm). 96.1k members in the SonyAlpha community. Photos; Discussions; Members; Map; About; Discussions (141) Should I get the Sony Emount 55-210 mm lens? The 12mm rokinon is my favorite lens for landscape or nightscape shots with my sony a6000. [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). [–]thelegendofurmom 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), I don't why but anything vehicular against a landscape is just badass to me. Sony A6000 and the Rokinon 12mm. ISO up a little more and stacking some shots may have helped, but that looks good as is IMO. 11378 Members . Brad shows how easy it is to preset focus on the Rokinon (or Samyang) 12mm lens. I like lonelyspeck.com for astrophotography tips: https://www.lonelyspeck.com/astrophotography-101/. If so, you may be interested to read Ian Norman’s report about using Sony’s best-selling APS-C model for Milky Way and aurora borealis photography in California, Nevada and Alaska. Your examples are epic, thank you for the feedback! When to use this lens. I recently got the Sony A6000 and I only have the kit … [–]yourenotmydad 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). I have a Sony a6000 and am looking to upgrade my lens for mainly astrophotography and landscape photography. α99, α7s, α7r + Zeiss 16-35/E35/50/85/135, A7RII Batis 85 f/1.8 // A5100 50 f/1.8 // A6000 18-105 f/4, A9 | A7Riii | Sony Pro | andrewwevers.com, a6000 | Tessar 16-70mm f/4 | Rokinon 12mm, A6000: Sigma 30mm f1.4, rokinon 12mm, SEL18105. [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), I tried so hard not to fold under the pressure of that low price haha. [–]da_habakuk 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]the_better_twina6300 | @andrew.morgans 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]Flyboy_36607[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Ohio House of Representatives – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Flowers – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS @ f/2.0 Supreme Court Fountain, Columbus, OH – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Tunnel – Newport Aquarium, Newport, KY – Sony a6000 with Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS … The Sony E-Mount Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Lens is a prime super wide angle lens designed specifically for Sony mirrorless cameras with APS-C sized image sensors. It’s my first non kit lens and it’s pretty neat, [–]Jayizdaman 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Reddit's most popular camera brand-specific subreddit! I shot it vertically so I could get more of the Milky Way. There is a “… 2018-08-17 - Sony A6000 and the Rokinon 12mm - YouTube how to focus The ultra wide angle and relatively inexpensive Rokinon 12mm F/2 NCS CS aspherical lens was introduced in 2014, and is available for most major mirrorless camera mounts, (Samyang, Rokinon) including Sony, Samsung, Fujifilm, Canon and Panasonic/Olympus MFT. Given its 12mm focal length and fast f/2.0 aperture, the Rokinon 12mm is best suited for real estate, architecture, and landscape photography. The Rokinon 12mm F/2.0 Ultra Wide Angle Silver Lens for Sony E Mount is a prime wide-angle lens designed specifically for use with APS-C sized image sensors. It's fantastic equipment! Can’t speak for the 12mm, I got the Rokinon 16mm and I use it for night landscapes and astro. Judging by the photos, great purchase though, haha. [–]IPlayRaunchyMusic 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). by grandtour | posted in: Sony lenses / accessories / equipment | 0 . 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. That's really nice photo. The 2.0 aperture helps a lot. At just 258g, this thing is pretty lightweight for a superwide f/2.0 lens, but it feels solid and has a metal mount, so it looks robust enough. The Sony A6000 sounds like a great little camera to me. 1 year ago Can’t speak for the 12mm, I got the Rokinon 16mm and I use it for night landscapes and astro. I absolutely love this shot. I mainly use it for long exposure shots so it is good at low light. The Sony A6000 was used for this review. I’ve written reviews on my standard kit of a Sony a6000 paired with the Sony 10-18mm wide angle lens. Do you have any reccomendations in Lightroom tutorials for me to watch? It weighs only 8.64 oz (245g). ABOUT US; CONTACT; PRIVACY POLICY; CONDITIONS OF USE; Products. 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. Here are the first lenses you should buy, Brian Smith's guide to lens adaptors for E-mount cameras, Phillip Reeve's beginner's guide to manual lenses on the A7, Astrophotography tutorials & reviews at The Lonely Speck, Sony Alpha Rumors - find out what's coming next. We are an unofficial community of users of the Sony Alpha brand and related gear: Sony E Mount, Sony A Mount, legacy Minolta cameras, RX cameras, lenses, flashes, photoshare, and discussion. in Sony Lenses Damnit, I should've bought that lens when it was on sale on Black Friday on Amazon. Went with A6600 + Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens (and added my 1 II to the photo). I’m way open to suggestions for more optimal settings if anyone has a better idea! The design is particularly attractive, with a quality, dense feel. Came out great.