The full frame Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 auto-focus lens for the Sony E-mount has quietly become available for pre-order on B&H. The Rokinon full-frame 50mm f/1.4 E-mount is designed for the Sony E-mount full-frame camera. Auto-focusing is quick. Plus, the lens has full-time manual focusing override.

The lens, compatible on smaller APS-C Sony cameras as well, gives a 35mm format equivalent focal length of 75mm on such ‘small sensor systems. The bright f/1.4 aperture will enable it to collect a lot of light in most conditions. Plus, the 9-blade aperture diaphragm ensures that the camera is able to produce a nice background blur for subject separation. The 50mm standard focal length is ideal for a wide range of photography, including street, travel and group.

The lens features a total of three aspherical elements in the lens design that takes care of spherical aberrations. Suppressed spherical aberrations produces cleaner and sharper images. To add to that Ultra multi-coating is also used. This brings down ghosting and lens flare.

The angle of view on the Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 is 47 ˚. It can focus at a minimum focusing distance of 1.48’ (45 cm). The lens constitutes of a total of 9 elements arranged in 8 groups. The front filter thread specification is 67mm. The overall weight of the lens is 585 grams.

Rajib Mukherjee

Rajib Mukherjee

Rajib’s love for the road is second only to his love for photography. Wanderlust at heart and a shutterbug who loves to document his travels via his lenses; his two passions compliment each other perfectly. He has been writing for over 6 years now, which unsurprisingly, revolve mostly around his two favourite pursuits.
Rajib Mukherjee