The New Rokinon 85mm F1.4 AF Lens is Aimed Right at Sigma’s Offering

Rokinon has been killing it lately with their Sony FE AF lenses, and today they launch a new Rokinon 85mm F1.4 AF lens for Canon.

Rokinon is, in many ways, the new Sigma. A third-party lensmaker with affordable lenses and a hit or miss reputation that has reinvented themselves, now providing excellent lenses at an affordable cost without sacrificing much. Yes, Sigma and Rokinon are different, but the parallels in their recent histories are hard to miss. Which is what makes today’s announcement from Rokinon of their new Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 EF so interesting. Continue reading…