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Other NAB announcements

The big news of the week was definitely the announcement of the new Sony a9 camera, but there were also a few other announcements before the start of the 2017 NAB show: → The latest Ricoh Theta 360° camera. → Sigma announced the previously rumored two new cinema lenses: 14mm T2 and 135mm T2. → New […]

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Samyang has a new USB docking station for firmware updates and customization called “Lens Station”

In addition to the new 35mm f/2.8 FE autofocus full frame mirrorless lens for Sony cameras, Samyang also has a new USB docking station for firmware updates and customization called “Lens Station” – similar to the Sigma USB Dock and Tamron TAP-In Console. The picture was taken at the 2017 Seoul International Photo & Imaging […]

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New Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE lens coming soon (autofocus full frame mirrorless lens)

  At the P&I 2017 show (Seoul International Photo & Imaging Show) Samyang displayed a new AF 35mm f/2.8 autofocus FE lens for full frame Sony mirrorless cameras (Samyang already has two AF lenses for FE mount):

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Samyang/Rokinon XEEN 20mm T1.9 professional cine lens announced

The teaser I reported about over the weekend was for a new Samyang/Rokinon XEEN 20mm T1.9 professional cine lens – now officially announced: Ultra Wide Angle in 94.8° Aspherical Lens Designed for Films – 114mm Front Size, High-durability, FFG, Declicked Aperture Circular aperture with 11 blades Smooth Focus Ring Shipping will start in March 2017, the […]

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Samyang to announce one or two wide angle AF full frame lenses for Sony E-mount in 2017

In a recent interview, Samyang confirmed that they will be releasing “one or two” wide angle EF autofocus full frame lenses for Sony E-mount in 2017 (at 2:00 mark). Samyang currently has two EF autofocus lenses: the 50mm f/1.4 FE AF and the 14mm f/2.8 FE AF:

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Samyang “will probably” start producing autofocus zoom lenses as well

In addition to start making AF lenses for Canon and Nikon, Samyang is also planning to start making zoom lenses – first for the Xeen line of cinema lenses and then autofocus zoom photography lenses. All this is according to another recent Samyang interview with Focus-numerique:

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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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