Sigma Patent For 12mm f/2.8 Lens For Full Frame Cameras

Sigma Patent

Is this the next super cool Sigma lens?

Hi Lows Note spotted a patent application (2018-189733) by Sigma for a 12mm f/2.8 lens for full frame cameras.

  • Focal length: 12.42 mm
  • F number: 2.93
  • Angle of view: 120.49
  • Image height: 21.63 mm
  • Lens length: 169.4 mm

Apparently the lens has some sort of distortion correction built in:

The present invention relates to the wide angle lens system in which the back focus used for a digital camera, a video camera, a film-based camera, etc. corrected several aberrations, such as a distortion aberration […]

Someone?

Deal: Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS – $339 (reg. $499, today only)

Rokinon 12mm

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS at a glance:

  • EF Mount/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Extra Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus & Manual Aperture Lens
  • 180º Angle of View
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 7.9″
  • Included Petal-Shaped Lens Hood

Only for today (3/22/2018) B&H Photo has the Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS lens (Canon mount) on sale at $339. Compare at $499. Free shipping.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama, and refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store.

Amazon Europe stores have an Easter Sale going on, with lots of discounts and special sales.

Opteka releases 12mm f/2.8 Lens for Canon EOS M systems

Opteka 12mm

Opteka 12mm f/2.8 at a glance:

  • Canon EF-M-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 19.2mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • HD Anti-Reflection Coating
  • Manual Focus Operation
  • 9-Blade Diaphragm

If you want to go for really inexpensive lenses, then Chinese manufacturers usually are the way to go. Opteka, a US based company, released an inexpensive 12mm f/2.8 lens for the EOS M system, it’s $199.99 (B&H Photo | Amazon).

There are more inexpensive Opteka lenses in case you’re interested, for instance a 35mm f/1.7 lens starting at $89.99. Amazon too lists a set of Opteka lenses.

Deal: Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens for EOS M – $259 (reg. $399, today only)

Rokinon 12mm F/2.0

At a glance:

  • Canon EF-M Mount/APS-C Format
  • 19.2mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.0 to f/22
  • Three ED and Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Coating System

B&H Photo has the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens for Canon’s EOS M system on sale at $259. Compare at $399. Today only.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama, and refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store.

Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS (Canon EF-M mount) deal – $274 (reg. $399)

Rokinon 12mm F/2.0

Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 at a glance:

  • Canon EF-M Mount/APS-C Format
  • 19.2mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.0 to f/22
  • Three ED and Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Coating System
  • Manual Focus

Adorama has the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens for Canon’s EOS M system on sale at $274.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama, and refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store.

Deal: Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens (Canon mount) – $749 (reg. $999)

Rokinon 12mm

Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.4 to f/22
  • 2 Aspherical, 2 ED, 3 HR Elements
  • Hybrid Aspherical Element
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Aluminum-Alloy Lens Housing
  • Nine-Blade Diaphragm
  • Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood

B&H Photo has the Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Lens (Canon EF mount) on sale at $749. Compare at $999. Ends tomorrow, 12/5/2017.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday galore is listed here. There is more to check if you’re looking for good deals. Have a look at the following links. Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama, and refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store (check the refurbished listings at Canon Store whenever you have time for it, the best deals hide there).