Category Archives: Samyang

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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Samyang to start making AF lenses for Canon and Nikon, Fuji and Micro Four Thirds “are not very important”

In a recent interview with Focus-numerique, the head of product planning at Samyang Jeong Min Shin said that autofocus lenses will be coming also for Nikon and Canon mounts (already reported here on PR) and that the Fuji X and Micro Four Thirds markets “are not very important” and will not get any AF support:

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Samyang announces 14mm f/2.4 and Samyang 85mm f/1.2 “Premium” manual focus lenses

Samyang announced two manual focus photo lenses from their new “Premium” product line designed for high resolution photoshoots:

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Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE lens officially announced

The next lens from the 2016 Samyang summer lens blockbuster promo is a new Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full frame sensor. The lens was initially mentioned back in May, but no other information was provided (check US pricing and availability). The lens key features are: Ultra Wide Angle in 113.9° AF System Aspherical Lens […]

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Samyang introduce 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens for full frame DSLR cameras

The next lens from the 2016 Samyang summer lens blockbuster promo is a 20mm wide angle manual focus lens designed for full frame DSLR cameras. The photo version is f/1.8, the cine model is T1.9: Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC Samyang 20mm T1.9 ED AS UMC The lens will be compatible with 10 camera mounts: Canon EOS, […]

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Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras announced

As part of the 2016 summer lens blockbuster promo, Samyang announced two new lenses today: Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS Samyang 35mm T1.3 ED AS UMC CS These are manual focus lenses for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensor and will be available in Sony E, MFT, Fujifilm X and Canon M mounts. Check pricing […]

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Rokinon AF 50mm f/1.4 FE autofocus lens for Sony E mount

Few days ago I reported about the new Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 autofocus (AF) full frame lens for Sony E-mount. The US price of $699 is now confirmed and the lens is currently available for pre-order. Reviews of the same Samyang branded lens can be found here and here. Lens features, specifications and AF speed video […]

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