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Irix 11mm f/4 lens to start shipping in January 2017

The new Irix 11mm f/4 lens should start shipping in January, 2017 according to a Facebook post from their distributor in Sweden. The lens is expected to be priced above 600 EUR. Update: European price is €639 for the Firefly version and €879 for the Blackstone version (source). Irix lenses are available in Nikon, Canon and […]

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Irix now has a distributor in the USA

Irix now has a US based distributor ( and the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens is now listed directly for sale on Amazon US (Irix lenses have been available for a while on Amazon UK, Amazon DE and Amazon IT). The US prices are: Blackstone: $649.00 Firefly: $449.00 Irix lenses are available in Nikon, Canon and Pentax mounts. Via NikonRumors

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens price revealed

A Czech store has listed the new Irix 11mm f/4 lenses for sale on their website with the following prices: Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly: 14,289 CZK (without tax) or around 520 EUR ($550) Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone: 19,579 CZK (without tax) or around 720 EUR ($760) For comparison, the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lenses were priced […]

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Is Samyang behind the Irix lens brand?

Irix lenses started in March this year with a teaser and now they already have several lenses in their line-up. On their website, the Irix is described as “Swiss precision and Korean ingenious solutions that make a powerful mix”. There have been some speculations online that Samyang could be behind the Irix brand and I may now have […]

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Coming next: Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens, Irix ILA-FE2EF adapter for Sony, Irix Edge filters

Another Irix post – in addition to the new 11mm f/4 lens, at Photokina the company also showed a 45mm f/1.4 lens prototype, ILA-FE2EF lens adapter for Sony cameras and new line of Irix Edge filters:

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This is the new Irix 11mm f/4 lens

Here is some more information on the long rumored Irix 11mm f/4 lens that will be available in Canon EF, Nikon Fand Pentax K mounts. First the technical specifications:

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Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens now shipping, still no word on the 11mm f/4 lens

Unfortunately the Irix announcement I reported about last week was not about the new Irix 11mm f/4 lens, but about the official release of their 15mm f/2.4 lens – the first deliveries of the Blackstone and Firefly versions are already on their way to distributors and retailers. In Europe you can find Irix lenses on Amazon: Amazon UK Amazon […]

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