Brightin Star teases a new 50mm f/1.4 for mirrorless APS-C cameras - and it has AF!

Brightin Star 50mm f/1.4 AF
(Image credit: Brightin Star)

Another APS-C 50mm AF lens has been teased, this time from Brightin Star. 

Xingyao Optics' Brightin Star is a Chinese lens manufacturer, that up until now, has developed affordable manual focus lenses with large apertures. The Brightin Star 50mm f/1.4 AF (85mm full frame equivalent) will be an APS-C prime lens with autofocus, available for the Nikon Z, Fujifilm X, and Sony E mounts. But with the large amount of 50mm lenses now on offer for APS-C mirrorless, it will have to offer something unique to be considered the among best Nikon Z lenses, best Sony lenses, and best Fujifilm lenses

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.