I think I have decided to keep the [amazon_textlink asin=’B072M7NSYY’ text=’Sony 12-24mm f/4.0 ultra wide angle lens’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’photochirp-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’c5b5ef24-ce6a-11e8-a6d0-5ddcd95b1637′]. I’d like to write the review properly, unlike my other reviews, so it might take a while haha.
It’s a lens that doesn’t really get much hype, and perhaps people are a bit put off by spending that much on something which isn’t a GM lens. My initial impressions are that it’s incredibly lightweight but it doesn’t feel as plasticy as I was expecting. Think more along the lines of any typical poly-carbonate (Canon “L”) lens. I’ve never had a problem with plastic being used for lenses, providing it feel somewhat rugged, in fact, in some cases it’s nicer (your fingers won’t freeze to it like metal, haha).
I would say the biggest problem I have with it is that 12mm is very hard to frame with, even indoors. For example, it can make a living room look too big and the furniture too stretched out in the corners. For bathroom shots though, there’s a significant improvement over the 16mm focal length.
When I got the 24-70 gm lens, I was a bit doubtful of it because it seemed a bit big and whatnot. After a few weeks, I grew to really love it and it’s perhaps my favourite lens right now :). So although I’m not 100% in love with the [amazon_textlink asin=’B072M7NSYY’ text=’Sony 12-24mm f/4.0 e-mount lens’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’photochirp-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’8495008f-ce6b-11e8-87d8-5d6bef065a47′], I think it’s one I could grow to love. I will be using it every day, all day, for a while, for interior photography.
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