A source told us that Sony is currently working on several super telephoto prime FE lenses for Sony Alpha full frame mirrorless cameras. Sony is rumored to announce their first full frame professional mirrorless camera next year (Could be named Sony Alpha a9), so release several super telephoto prime lenses are very possible.
DxOMark has tested the new Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens (Amazon / B&H Photo / Adorama) today. The Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens is Sony’s first standard prime macro lens for Sony Alpha full frame mirrorless cameras. Tested on Sony Alpha a7R II, see the DxOMark result below:
Samyang has already released two autofocus FE lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. They are Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AF FE lens and Samyang 14mm f/2.8 AF FE lens. Both lenses are already in stock at B&H Photo Video.
At Photokina 2016 in an interview with Sigma’s CEO, he said Sigma currently is working on full frame E-mount lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. Today, a source told us that first Sigma FE lens will coming sometime in 2017.
Zeiss has already released the new Loxia 85mm f/2.4 MF lens at Photokina 2016. This lens is for Sony Alpha full frame mirrorless cameras. As rumored before, Zeiss will also announce a new Batis lens in next several days.