Category Archives: Irix

Irix 11mm f/4 lens officially announced

The Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Nikon, Canon and Pentax DSLR cameras is now officially announced. I have already reported most of the details on that lens, here is some additional information, including press release, MTF charts, specifications and pictures (Irix lenses can be purchased at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon DE and Amazon IT):

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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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