Do We Really Need a Yongnou 50mm F1.0 Lens for Sony E Mount?

Ultra fast prime lenses seem to be all the rage lately, but do we really need them?

Ever since the Nikon z6 and Z7 were launched in late 2018, it seems as though manufacturers are scrambling to produce the fastest prime lenses that they can. The latest manufacturer to apparently be getting in on this is Chinese manufacturer Yongnou. Known for their ultra cheap lenses, it seems as though they are are stepping up their game by testing out a potential E Mount 50mm f1.0 lens. But why? Do we really need ultra fast glass? After the break we have a video that shows the alleged lens in action. Come check it out. Continue reading…