Category Archives: Samyang

Samyang is teasing a new lens for Sony E-mount

Samyang is teasing a new lens for Sony E-mount on social media – maybe some of our Korean readers can translate what exactly is going on (thanks!): Update – it seems that this post was for the already announced wide-angle lenses.

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Crazy story: a few years ago somebody stole Samyang’s trade secrets and established a new lens company…

  This is an update on my blog post “Is Samyang behind the Irix lens brand?” based on a recent comment by a reader: “In 2015, six employees of Samyang bribed into handing over secret information and production technic to a Polish man for 33 million dollars. The police said there were tens of thousands of confidential […]

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Announced: Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens for Sony E-mount

The previously rumored Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced: Pre-order at B&H Sample photos Product page Additional information (technical specifications, MTF charts, lens design):

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The Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens will be announced on April 23rd

The previously rumored Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens will be officially announced on April 23rd (the full-frame version was already announced):

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Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens coming next

After the 24mm f/1.8 FE lens for astrophotography announcement, Samyang will announce another AF 12mm f/2.0 E APS-C lens for astrophotography (18mm equivalent) that was present on the initial teaser. The price is expected to be around  $470. Here are the first leaked pictures: Via SonyAddict

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Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE lens for astrophotography

The previously rumored Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE lens for astrophotography is now officially announced with a new Focus Hold function and LED indicator. Pre-orders should be open soon at B&H Photo. Additional information: Update: pre-orders are now open at B&H.

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More leaks: Samyang 24mm f/1.8 Tiny Series lens for astrophotography

A Swiss website leaked pictures and technical specifications of the upcoming Samyang 24mm f/1.8 Tiny Series lens for astrophotography:

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More info on the upcoming fast wide-angle Samyang lenses for astrophotography (24mm f/1.8?)

Some additional information on the upcoming fast wide-angle Samyang lenses for astrophotography (24mm f/1.8?) – the new lenses will have a new feature that will let you easily set infinity when doing astrophotography. Anyone who has done Astro knows how difficult it is to set infinity on a lens when pointing to a dark sky. […]

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