Venus Optics announces the Laowa RF 33mm f/0.95 (but it’s APS-C)

jvillain

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I would suspect Venus Optics would have done enough research on the prospective market before making this lens. I wish them the very best.

This exactly. How much money has Sigma made off of the 18-35 1.8? Canon could have had a big slice of that but they always chose to treat their crop cameras as junk. Companies like this are filling the void. The video features aren't an accident. There are tons of S-35 video cameras this will work nicely with. People keep telling us we should be excited and grateful to pay 4X as much for a FF lens as a crop lens but I am not falling for it.
 
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EOS 4 Life

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There are tons of S-35 video cameras this will work nicely with. People keep telling us we should be excited and grateful to pay 4X as much for a FF lens as a crop lens but I am not falling for it.
I do not think you should be grateful at all.
I just do not think you should expect Canon to help another company make money off you while Canon is trying to sell you more expensive lenses.
 
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Skux

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Why are these companies still pushing so many fast and interesting lens at the crop frame market?
From what I'm seeing, most every camera company is moving fully into full frame.
Because video exists (actual filmmaking, not YouTube content) and the Super 35 format dominates in that area.
 
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PiezoSwitch

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That's what focus peaking is for....

Even with my bad eyesight, I'm surprising myself on how well I'm able to use manual focus lenses these days with the focus aids.
Yes, I love how useful it is at achieving critical focus. As times I feel as though I'm using a loupe adjusting the focus on the ground glass of a view camera.
 
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