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Canon M Wide Angle Lens Review — Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 Low Light Test

February 9, 2020


100 Comments

  • Reply Think Media February 6, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    ⚡️ QOTD: What do you think about the photos and videos produced from the Rokinon 12mm? Also, what are your favorite Canon EF-M mounts lenses? LMK! 👇👇👇 We announced the winner of our last Canon M100 giveaway here: https://www.thinkmedia.video/p/winners

  • Reply Unknown Music February 6, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    As always great content. Thank u for the information hopee it will help if i somehow manage to buy one 😶

  • Reply rachit28laddha February 6, 2018 at 6:27 pm

    Superb video 🔥🔥…
    Tech master = THINK MEDIA 😘😍

  • Reply Filipe Cardoso February 6, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    Looks good but having the 10-18mm Canon for Vlogging I can't go without the IS and the AF! Seems like an awesome lens and I would love some low light performance! Nice job bringing that lens to my attention! 😉

  • Reply Eldridge Coutinho February 6, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    I love the camera. The lens was alright too!

  • Reply Gonzalez Family February 6, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    It was good knowin ya monetization😢

  • Reply OSIR February 6, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    Now I really want one 😆😆😆😆😆

  • Reply Cubing CubeZ February 6, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    New intro
    Pretty awesome

  • Reply Integra DIY February 6, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    No autofocus can not look further.. there always has to be something sketchy about a good cheap lens lol. nothing nice comes cheap

  • Reply The Life of Tony February 6, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    No comment.
    Oops.

  • Reply YOUSSEF MOHAMED Salah February 6, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    great vedio from great man ! Can I use the gopro accessories for any other action camera? And what's the best action camera 100-130 $ if there acamra more expensive than this budget ok but to be very better .

  • Reply Jr Awr February 6, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Dang Sean, that Cactus Garden ended on Jan 1st lol.

    Great video still, very nice price point too. Not too hard on the wallet

  • Reply Deidre Samuels February 6, 2018 at 10:56 pm

    Those shots look amazing! if I had the money I would definitely splurge and buy it.

  • Reply Connor Jeffreys February 6, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    Like the intro 👍🏼

  • Reply YNSFLD February 6, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Had this for almost two years. Switch to the Lumix G7 from a Canon 7D when it came out. Film weddings (Here – https://www.instagram.com/p/BOQEtLzjvvu/?taken-by=conciliary ) almost entirely on this and the kit because well, that's all i have. People just complain too much. Do what you can with what you have. Imagine the things i could do when i do get my hands on a more versatile lens. Best luck everyone.

  • Reply Beempa Family Fun February 7, 2018 at 2:04 am

    Nice review. Most definitely a Photography lens. For video, it would be okay for stationary shots on a tripod, but for vlogging, this is NOT a lens one should invest in. Even if you bought a gimbal (around $300-$400), that would add to the total overall price, and you might as well get glass whereby it has IS built in with autofocus. But for photos, this is a nice lens. Looks crisp indeed.

  • Reply Jonah McGuire February 7, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Love the new intro!

  • Reply To Ni February 7, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Why peso is so cheap. Its still expensive for me. Haha! anyway i think with mirrorless camera & a rokinon lens is good enough for me if you don’t need auto focus it can work on a studio footage. Considering it can work on low light situation i think its an awesome lens.

  • Reply Deja Zoo February 7, 2018 at 2:41 am

    why your name plate shows "Sean" when you introduce yourself as "Shawn"

  • Reply Craig Naftal February 7, 2018 at 3:16 am

    I got the m100 and the 80d which one do you think is better I know for vlogging the m100 do I need both do you think

  • Reply RowlWool February 7, 2018 at 3:19 am

    I really need to find a fast wide angle lens with quiet auto focus for Canon APSC.

  • Reply Opa February 7, 2018 at 3:54 am

    Great review, looks like the lens is more suitable for photography than video though 👍

  • Reply Raph Roxas February 7, 2018 at 4:46 am

    can i use that on canon m10?

  • Reply vaibhav patil February 7, 2018 at 6:19 am

    Thats good lense with miror less camera and the 2.0 apprature

  • Reply classic ComedyClubE SERIES February 7, 2018 at 6:34 am

    Love this tips, think media

  • Reply Kevin Backalive February 7, 2018 at 8:01 am

    Thanks for the video, that was useful

  • Reply MrGeorgiaBoi706 February 7, 2018 at 8:36 am

    Great video. If I had a camera I’d probably get one since I’d be on a budget and I’d be a beginner at photography and videography. Which I plan on getting into when I start my channel. Right now all I got is my iPhone 6 that I’m working with.

  • Reply Filipe D February 7, 2018 at 9:24 am

    🙂 Time for a meme competition? https://imgflip.com/i/243xj5

  • Reply DSB YouTuber February 7, 2018 at 9:53 am

    try to make video on Sony camera lens which one will be good in low price…… 🙂

  • Reply Chris Anderson February 7, 2018 at 12:25 pm

    I just got this lens in December. I’ve found it to be super useful for shots when I’m recording in rooms and gets some pretty cool landscape shots as well. I plan to use this lens and do some Milky Way Shots later this year. Overall I think it’s truly a bang for your buck.

  • Reply Shatterax February 7, 2018 at 12:32 pm

    Why you removed tv from your name

  • Reply Crystal Freediving February 7, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Hey Shaun! Are you using ring light for your videos? Thx!

  • Reply super nova February 7, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    nice…..

  • Reply Mario Chavez February 7, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Your intro 👍👍

  • Reply Easy French by Houssam February 7, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    thanks for sharing, I really need this camera

  • Reply words never end jr February 7, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    Best video bro and I love new intro☺️☺️👌👌👌👌

  • Reply jamal deek February 7, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    nice vid am subbed to your channel and by the way you have the best channel in the world

  • Reply Mario Chavez February 7, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Hey Sean can you do a shoutout video? Soon!
    By the way,huge fan of think media and video influencers

  • Reply Christopher Pack Art February 7, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    When you switched to the Rokinon in the studio there was a greenish tint added to the video. Not sure if it was just because of the lens or something to do with post production.

  • Reply Lindsey Elizabeth February 7, 2018 at 11:46 pm

    That's a pretty freaking cool lense.

  • Reply Jae Edwards February 8, 2018 at 5:03 am

    Awesome video I always learn so much from you guys

  • Reply Just a name February 8, 2018 at 10:50 am

    Hey man i just want to say your old intro which was something like dslr focus sound etc etc was better than the new intro 👍

  • Reply Touziq And Games February 8, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Awesome and helpful. Thank you so much

  • Reply Albert Pariente-Cohen February 8, 2018 at 9:22 pm

    Rokinon is a terrible company to their employees, know stories of sexual harassment and employee mistreatment, don't support that company!

  • Reply micky blueEyes February 9, 2018 at 2:48 am

    well damn

  • Reply Momma From Scratch February 9, 2018 at 5:23 am

    fun review, pretty cool for a budget lens, like the footage

  • Reply Monoperty February 9, 2018 at 1:24 pm

    Looks great Sean, nice review.  Always good to see the Torres family and a bit of Gott Love too 👍

  • Reply Former Fat Guy February 12, 2018 at 4:13 am

    I recently started my 1 year 100 lb weight loss journey. After I started my journey I decided it would be nice to Vlog the entire experience to show other overweight people it was possible. I never even owned a camera so lets just say I had my work cut out for me. After making my first 2 videos and watching them I knew I needed help! This channel has been amazing helping me figure everything out. Thank you Sean

  • Reply Martin'sManyHats February 12, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    I personally loved the blown out, soft focus background look on the Rokinon when you opened it up. Very cinematic.

  • Reply DIGITAL RC February 12, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    awesome lens 👍👍

  • Reply heythisistiana February 14, 2018 at 1:47 am

    I love a good wide lens

  • Reply The Weekend Photographer February 14, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    Hey Bro, can this fit the Canon 80D? and Rokinon is the same with Samyang? tnx for the reply!

  • Reply Georgy February 14, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Have you seen that Will Smith has created his own youtube channel? What doest it mean for us? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl1mlsZqsmg

  • Reply Jeff B February 16, 2018 at 1:38 am

    Hey Sean.. Is the canon sx 420 IS worth buying?

  • Reply MiataTravels February 16, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Sean, I've seen this "mirrorless lens" headline and, as a long-time photographer, it caused me to scratch my head. I finally watched the video and I now know you're discussing a fixed focal length lens for attachment to a mirrorless camera, something I would immediately understand. Reconsider the thumbnail text, maybe?

  • Reply KiloFit February 16, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    You should review the EFM 22mm f/2 lens – if you haven’t already

  • Reply Fire Desire Entertainment February 17, 2018 at 10:39 am

    I like the look of this setup thanks for the review and insight into this lens

  • Reply Mickey G. February 23, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    Hi, I own Canon EOS M6, but I want to buy a lense good for portrait photography, (subjects with bokeh background), the kit lens seems not to be sufficient for the result I want to have. I want to ask for your recommended lense for that kind of effect? And another question, if I buy a third-party lense, does my camera require any type of adapter? Thanks in advance for your response! More power to your channel. 🙂

  • Reply Archie Garcia March 1, 2018 at 10:40 am

    You're always been helpful!

  • Reply Brains techKnowlogy March 11, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    Hi sir. Is this compatible with canon 77d? what lowlight lens would you recommend for 77d? thanks sir.

  • Reply Vipul Prasad March 30, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    Hey! Will this mount on a 5d mark3 ?

  • Reply Stargate Video Productions Productions April 1, 2018 at 6:30 am

    Will this lens work with my Canon 6D full frame?

  • Reply G-Ann Negrillo April 10, 2018 at 5:27 am

    Is this lens compatible with the canon slr1?

  • Reply Nyan Htet April 11, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    hey this would go straight on with the m6 right?

  • Reply Quentin Lin May 4, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Awesome! I’m planning to buy this lense for Canon M50….btw you are so handsome 😜

  • Reply ASMR Justin May 7, 2018 at 6:20 am

    Is it can auto focus ,if i using m6 + rokinon 12mm take a video ??

  • Reply Daniel Salazar May 21, 2018 at 1:33 pm

    how i can adapt this efm lents on my a6300? there its only 1 for sale in my country and its ef-m mount

  • Reply djExquiz May 28, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    I have the Rokinon 14 MM f 2.8 and can use it with an adapter for the Canon M6 but thinking about getting this lens just because its M mount and the weight is probably more in line with carrying the M6 than the bigger Rokinon 14 MM.

  • Reply iZprodigy June 11, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    does it work well for dslr's

  • Reply Lalu Waton Salendra June 25, 2018 at 1:09 am

    I Interest with wide lens, best channel and make me fell so energy full. Thanks for the video, I'm Always Support you

  • Reply Adell VLOGS June 26, 2018 at 11:40 am

    Can I use that lens for my Canon EOS M10? Think Media

  • Reply Mark Daniel July 2, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    DUDE HOW DOES IT WORK AS YOU JUST WALK AROUND WTF that's what we want to see!!

  • Reply BrianTheNoob July 15, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    would these be better to use for 4k video on canon eos m50? I was considering this over the canon 11-22mm ef-m lens. Thoughts?

  • Reply mhs vz August 4, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    Cool lens, thanks!

  • Reply MsVvnL August 29, 2018 at 2:03 am

    Hello Sean, after watching your video I bought the Rokinon lens for my Canon M100. However I don't know how to set my M100 for manual lens. Can you please help me! Thanks 🙂

  • Reply denns0r September 3, 2018 at 6:48 am

    nice review, like your way of talking, but… too much hands 😅

  • Reply Dave Lawrie September 4, 2018 at 6:51 am

    EFS 10-18 has similar focal length, AF, and similar price, maybe slightly more expensive, seems like a better deal to me.

  • Reply Falan September 16, 2018 at 9:48 am

    My birthday is September,28. Anyone want give me gift?

  • Reply Mapuana Makia October 10, 2018 at 12:39 am

    Love your reviews and your suggestions. I disagree that you can't get quality from the third party lenses, I know I have used Yongyuo 50mm and liked it. I have 50mm ef, 40mm ef and the 15-45 kit lens, and I'd love this to round out my kit.

  • Reply Doctor Maxis October 12, 2018 at 7:42 am

    Had to rewatch for recap might add to Canon M3

  • Reply Travel Rush 360 November 14, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    love this video!

  • Reply Lam Nguyen November 30, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Presently I am shopping for a wide angle lens  to be used for my Canon M50 's 4k video, since the M50 4k video is severely cropped. I am still undecided between the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 and the Rokinon 8 mm f/2.8.  The 12mm  will be faster @ f/2.0, but I am leaning towards the 8mm, bc it is much wider.( to compensate for the huge cropping). However, I am concerned that, when using it  for still pictures,  the 8mm would give  an fisheyed image which i do not like. What do you think ? Thánks a lot for your advice.

  • Reply AM2PM January 14, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    Why can’t canon put out a lens like this with autofocus and is around 250?

  • Reply AnotherTekGuy February 7, 2019 at 12:53 am

    No autofocus ✌🏾

  • Reply Christiano Pires February 12, 2019 at 2:58 am

    The canon m100 can load pf2(picture style) from eos utility?

  • Reply Keezy TV February 15, 2019 at 8:18 am

    Dude…. the wide angle wasn’t any wider than the canon lens 🤣 mine as well keep the canon lens

  • Reply Tae Hoon Joo February 19, 2019 at 10:29 am

    The Rokinon has great color!!!

  • Reply Jucius Maximus February 22, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    'Overcomeable' ? That's not even a word!

  • Reply Bruce Jenner February 22, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    This review sucked tbh. 90% repeating yourself and just a few samples. Basically just using the youtube algorithm to place better.

  • Reply Gadget Beard March 25, 2019 at 2:26 am

    Which lens is sharper this Rokinon 12mm or the canon 10-18mm? for the m50

  • Reply Matthew Chen April 1, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    What would be the best wide angle lens for the m50 for blogging?!?

  • Reply 6 AMIGOS April 6, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Great video. The pictures and videos are great. They are crisp and clean. You always explain your videos very well. THANK YOU.

  • Reply Emmanuel Media Pro April 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    Sound like good for real estate

  • Reply topseda October 11, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    how are you focusing with this lense?

  • Reply Hello Hopia November 1, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    Can you recommend this for vlogging?

  • Reply B Adventures Vlogs November 10, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    Good review and demo 👍

  • Reply Ash Wee November 26, 2019 at 1:33 am

    What’s a good wide angle lens for the distorted looking photos or that a fisheye

  • Reply TATA POLAMA December 4, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    Bro, For vlogging which lens is better canon EFM 11-22mm or Rokinon 12mm lens

  • Reply LETS REVIEW December 7, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    Man. I'm in the verge if getting this rokinon 12mm. Making budget decisions.
    If I could , i guess i would go the 11 to 22 route.
    Looking into realstate videos . Just kinda of scared cause no autofocus 😓.
    Or what do you think Sean??

  • Reply LegacyofGoku February 7, 2020 at 6:59 pm

    I've been thinking about getting this lens but just one thing I'm not clear about do you lose the camera in-body stabilization as well when you use this lens

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