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Sony 12 - 24 f/4 GMaster.


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#1 gearbow_36218

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 09:09 PM

I've read a bit about this lens and even at 12mm this is supposed to be very sharp with no aberration around edges. Been waiting a long time for a native wide angle from Sony. This would be a killer wide angle for film No?087b0f2b345cdb367297c825e2d68d06.jpg

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#2 thani

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Posted 06 October 2017 - 06:39 PM

Cant agree more if one is shooting full frame video. Youd need 9 dome to support such wide lens. The challenge with such setup for video is ergonomics but again this is subjective.
By the way, this is not a G Master it is a G series Sony lens.
Here is the latest review:
https://www.dpreview...fe-12-24mm-f4-g

Edited by thani, 06 October 2017 - 06:46 PM.

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#3 dreifish

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 06:21 AM

My guess is that you're going to get quite significant distortion at 12mm even with a 9" dome (and soft corners). As far as I know, the Nikon 14-24 and the Canon 11-24 don't do particularly well at the extreme wide ends.

 

I also feel like the 16-35mm lenses are a better choice overall for the focal length versatility. 16mm already feels a little bit too wide for any video where the camera isn't static, imo.