DxOMark has just tested the new Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM lens. This lens is already released and in stock at Amazon/ B&H Photo Video/Adorama. According to DxOMark result, tested on Sony a7RII, this is the best wide-angle zoom lens ever in the world. You can see the detail below:
PhotoZone recently has completed the review of new released Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G lens (Amazon/ B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon.de). According to PhotoZone, FE 12-24mm f/4 G lens is a very small compared to DSLR lens, such as Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art lens, and has very good build quality indeed. Also image quality is not real impacted by low weight of this lens, PhotoZone take this lens as a highly recommended lens.
The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens is just announced, it will be shipping in late August to early September. You can check pre-order links at venuslens.net /Amazon / B&H Photo. Thephoblographer has just completed the full review of this lens, said that Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens is a great lens with small size, lightweight, and sharp and good image quality, but the week point is this lens is not very solid, built quality could be a bit better.
The new released Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM lens now in stock and shipping at Amazon/ B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon UK/Amazon DE. Here are two in-depth reviews of this lens from Imaging-Resource and Colby Brown. Imaging-Resource said that FE 16-35mm f/2.8 will deliver top-notch results for pros and serious amateurs alike, and Colby Brown said that “I think it is safe to say that Sony really knocked it out of the park with this lens”.
The long awaited Venus Optics’s Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced, currently available for pre-order at venuslens.net, you can also check pre-order links at Amazon/B&H Photo. First shipping date will be at the end of August to early September. The US price for this lens is $849.00. Laowa 15mm f/2 FE lens is the fastest wide angle lens for Sony E-mount yet.
Lensrentals has posted a article about comparison with Sony’s full frame ultra-wide zoom lenses: Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G Lens Vs. Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens Vs. Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens. According to Lensrentals, these three lenses are all excellent wide zoom lenses that each have their strengths and uses.
The Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G lens has already released, and currently in stock and shipping at Amazon/ B&H Photo/Adorama. Sony Artisan Colby Brown has complete the full review of this lens, and said that this lens is great ultra-wide zoom lens, it offers both great IQ and near corner to corner sharpness.