Category Archives: Samyang

More Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE lens leaks

Some additional information on the upcoming Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE lens leaked online from an Asian retailer:

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New Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE lens leaked online

The Thai website Cameramaker leaked the first pictures of a new Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE lens (the site contains also several sample photos). Here are the lens specifications and some additional pictures from the original source (without the annoying SAR watermark):

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Samyang removed all RF mount lenses from their website

Samyang removed all RF mount mirrorless lenses from their website. Over the past few years, Samyang released several RF-mount lenses that at least for now are still in stock at B&H. It will be an interesting development if this was because of a lawsuit from Canon. The other option could be the ongoing parts shortage that is […]

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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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