Cheapest full frame wide angle e mount without distortion under $400

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Lenses' started by kino911, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. kino911

    kino911 New to TalkEmount

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    Mar 11, 2018
    Use for:
    - Interior and exterior real estate videos

    Needs to be:
    - sony e-mount full frame lens
    - Under $400
    - 2.8 or faster
    - as wide angle as possible without any distortion
     
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  2. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    Gary
    Irix 15mm
     
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  3. JonathanF2

    JonathanF2 TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Aug 16, 2014
    Los Angeles, USA
    There are a bunch of old SLR wide angle zooms that can be had for cheap. I'd get one of those and an adapter. Some of the popular ones are the Tamron 17-35mm and Sigma 15-30mm. Those lenses can be had for low prices and have aperture rings. I'd recommend something like the Voigtlander 15mm, but the ver I and II don't do well with non BSI sensors, but if you're using something like the A7RII and newer, I believe those sensors eliminate the color shifting in the corners. I bought mine for about $350 minty used.
     
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  4. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    I think the Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D is a better suited lens than the 12mm, but it's also $900. :-\

    The only manual-focus adapted prime coming to mind is the Tamron SP 17mm f/3.5 Adaptall-2. Probably the best of the rest from the time and still relatively affordable. ~$250-275 USD.
     
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  5. dougpayne

    dougpayne TalkEmount Regular

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    Aug 25, 2015
    C D Payne
    I tried the Tamron 17mm and many other adapted wide-angle lenses on the A7Rii. The edges were always soft. I get much better results with the Tokina 11-16mm on the APC A-mount Sony A77ii.
     
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  6. kino911

    kino911 New to TalkEmount

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    Mar 11, 2018
    I forgot to add some details, I updated the original post.
     
  7. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Lol, such thing doesn’t exist and tbh I don’t believe there will ever exist. I simply think you’re asking for too much :) 
     
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  8. kino911

    kino911 New to TalkEmount

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    Mar 11, 2018
    Yeah I'm thinking I'll either have to settle for f/4 or an aps-c sized sensor just deal with a distorted 14mm rokinon 2.8 lens
     
  9. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Was that a manual-focus 14mm f/2.8 or the new 14mm AF version? The manual model has no electronics, and no in-body distortion correction is possible. Maybe the new AF version does have in-body correction (if Sony firmware recognizes this native lens). Worth a look see. Otherwise the Irix 15mm is as close as you're going to get.
     
  10. kino911

    kino911 New to TalkEmount

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    Mar 11, 2018
    the rokinon was manual

    also didn't see any e mount irix 15mm on the web
     
  11. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Looks like you'll need to use an adapter with it.
     
  12. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    Gary
    My apologies it's is for Canon and you need an adapter. I guess I never thought about it much because at 15mm it is pretty much set it and forget it as far as focusing regardless of aperture.
     
  13. izTheViz

    izTheViz TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    May 10, 2013
    Paris
    Yannis Marigo
    Fyi,

    Native irix adaptor for fe should be released very soon.
    Native fe lens still on the roadmap.
     
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