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Rokinon16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Professional quality (6)
  • Improves performance (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Independent films (7)
  • In the studio (4)
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    • Professional artist (5)
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4.0

Great wide angle lens for the BMMCC

By Luca Di Gioacchino

from Montreal

Verified Buyer

Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

I bought this lens for my BMMCC and I couldn't be more happier.

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5.0

I would buy this again and again

By Carlos E.

from Lima, Peru

About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Highly Compatible
  • Improves Performance
  • Professional Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Independent Films
    • In The Studio

    Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

    Great Lense for Filming productions, excelent quality

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    5.0

    Love it for video

    By Norman Allen

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Professional Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Professional Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Movies
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

      I got this for capturing video, and I am really impressed. Yes, the lens is largely surrounded with plastic materials and it's very lightweight, but I knew this when I purchased it. It's easy to adjust with the focus ring and aperture ring. Image quality is superb.

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      5.0

      Good Lens

      By Reel Contact

      from Spearfish, SD

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Independent Films

        Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

        I really like the Rokinon line. This lens is nice as a wide angle without the distortion around the edges. Nice piece of glass especially at the price.

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        5.0

        Great Cinema Lens for Price

        By Justin

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Film Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Performance
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Complex Projects
          • Independent Films

          Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

          This is a great lens for micro four thirds, I use it with my LUMIX G7. Don't forget that 16mm full frame on micro four thirds equals 32mm which is a great focal length. The lens produces a very sharp and clean image with no distortion. It also greatly enhances the low light quality with its t2.2 aperture.The geared focus and aperture rings work great with my follow focus.The build quality is not bad, there is both metal and plastic, it feels pretty solid. Manual focus is not a big problem, do not get turned away that it does not have auto focus, the large focus throw makes it easy to focus accurately. Overall for the price, this lens is awesome and produces an image just as good as lenses that cost much more.

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          5.0

          Great for landscapes

          By Katwoman

          from Denver, CO

          About Me Hobbyist, Professional Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Independent Films

            Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

            This lens is perfect for getting footage of landscapes, it's pretty fast so it's also good in low light. Very happy with this lens, I love the manual focus and aperture (smooth transition between stops rather than clicks).

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            5.0

            great lens

            By trav

            from tampa, fl

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

            great

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            5.0

            Great for video

            By Kirill

            from New York

            Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

            Awesome lens. My first Rokkino and it's totally worth it.16 mm on MFT = 32 mm on full framePerfect choise for videography on GH4 and Black magicFully manual

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            4.0

            Solid Manual Lens for Micro 4/3

            By Working Pic

            from New York, NY

            About Me Professional Artist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

                Paired this with the Blackmagic Studio Cameras & it worked out great. Just the focal length we were looking for & decent image so far.

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                4.0

                Perfect lens for MFT Cine

                By RedTag

                from Michigan

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Improves Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Independent Films
                  • In The Studio

                  Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

                  I bought this lens because want to true Cine Lens that would work with my GH4 DSLR rig. Most of my Panasonic lenses are great but do not fit well with my follow-focus and matte box; they are too short. This fits perfectly and works perfect. The lens has a similar angle as my 20 & 25mm lenses. The clickless aperture was more important then expected when I shot a transition scene from exterior to interior. I recommend this lens for anyone wanting a good quality affordable MFT or APS-C sensor camera. A step up would be the 24mm T1.5 with a speedbooster but that is about double the cost. The only negative I can find is the near focus is beyond capability of lens.

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                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Cinematographer's Must-Buy Portrait Lens

                  By Patt Collins

                  from Santa Barbara

                  About Me Business Owner, Cinematographer, Film Student

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves Performance
                  • Run And Gun
                  • Solid Build

                  Cons

                  • Makes Bmpcc Topheavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Complex Projects
                  • Event videography
                  • Independent Films
                  • In The Studio
                  • Photography
                  • Portrait photography

                  Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

                  For any videographer that is looking into dabbling into 2k and above... The Rokinon Cine Lens set is a must have. Stop researching and just buy the series. I use Black Magic Cinema cameras and the Rokinon 16mm MFT marries perfectly with my Pocket Cinema Camera, though it does make it a little top heavy, but honestly, it wont effect usability.

                  Ive been using the 16mm (as well as the rest of the Rokinon Cine Series Lenses) for music videos and event photography lately, and they have amazing quality, even in run and gun situations with varying light situations.

                  Low light is pretty good at t2.2 and will get the job done, however, I suggest using the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 for low light situations. The Sigma compliments the Rokinon series well in my experience anyways, so having it in your arsenal beside the Rokinon Cine Series is a good investment.

                  I love using this lens when shooting in RAW CinemaDNG format. Attached is a self portrait, using the Rokinon 16mm at T2.2 with the Black Magic Pocket Camera in RAW.

                  Affordable.
                  Quality.
                  User Friendly.
                  Nice Design.
                  Works well for photography also.
                  Compliments on the Lens when I am out and about.

                  What more could you ask for?
                  A must have lens for any 2.5k and above Cinematographer looking for a Lens that can handle high quality Portrait shots that produce an excellent Cinematic feel to it.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine lens for MFT

                  By tchhom

                  from Long Beach, CA

                  About Me Hobbyist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves Performance
                  • Professional Quality

                  Cons

                  • Pricey / Poor Value

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Movies

                  Comments about Rokinon 16mm T2.2 Cine Lens for Micro Four Thirds:

                  My Favorite lens so far. I'm taking it anywhere with my BMPCC. I don't have press the focus button twice as i do with the Sigma lens. Very easy to use.

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                  • No

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