Rokinon 8mm Cine Lens Review

Price: 8/10 – $350 is a great deal for this lens.
Glass Quality: 5/10 – Not very sharp.
Build Quality: 7/10 – For a plastic lens, this is great.
Features: 8/10 – LOVE the smooth click less aperture ring and lens gears. Would be 10 if it had auto focus, but that would also raise the price a lot.

Bottom line: Would I recommend buying one? Yes.

I have had the Rokinon 8mm Cine lens with the Canon mount for a month now, and I have to say I really like it. It is such a fun lens. Composing shots has never been as entertaining. At first use I thought 8mm is almost too wide to be useful, but after taking the lens downtown and shooting a good deal with it, I really think there is a place for this lens in my bag.

Check out the review and let me know what you think!

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Rokinon 8mm Cine Lens

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New 8mm Cine Lens From Rokinon

Rokinon has been making some pretty decent manual lenses for a while now. Their 8mm, 14mm and 85mm have been out for a while. But you can now get your hands on the 8mm F3.8 “Cine”┬álens from B&H Photo Video. And the price is crazy… $350 is all that is standing between you and this great lens.

I love how someone is making an affordable lens that has filmmakers/video shooters in mind. I REALLY hope this turns into a line of Rokinon Cine lenses!

Rokinon 8mm F3.8 Cine Lens

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