Rokinon has added the new High Speed SP 50mm F1.2 lens for Canon to their SP Special Performance series.

Introduced in 2017, and equipped with the most advanced optical technology, the SP 14mm F2.4 and SP 85mm F1.2 raised Rokinon’s acclaimed image quality to another level.

Considered to have a “normal” angle of view with Full Frame Canon models, and working as a “short tele” perfect
for portraiture with APS-C sensor models, this premium quality prime yields extraordinary image quality for 50 megapixels photo and 8K (8192 x 4320) video productions. Delivering superb optical performance even wide open at F1.2, the large aperture and nine blade diaphragm provides exceptional low light, bokeh and selective focus capabilities. It is also a perfect choice for shooting without a ash in low light conditions, and great for candids.

The eleven elements in eight groups optical design of the Rokinon SP 50mm F1.2 incorporates Aspherical and High Refractive lens components to ensure impressive image quality that runs with the best in its class. Constructed of high quality aluminum alloy with an ergonomically designed focusing control/grip, it delivers a luxurious look, excellent durability, and comfortable use.

Additional features include an intuitive, damped and precise manual focus control, Canon’s exposure control modes are enabled, EXIF info is registered, and the lter mount is of a non-rotating design.

The new Rokinon SP 50mm F1.2 Full Frame High Speed for Canon EF mount will be available from authorized Rokinon dealers April 2018 with an expected street price of $999.00.

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