Samyang has launched its latest lens, the Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF. This telephoto prime is a direct competitor to Canon's $1,600 alternative—and considering it's expected to retail for half the price, it looks like quite the bargain.
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lens newsJun 11, 2018 at 17:13
One week after it was first seen in leaked images, Samyang—also known as Rokinon in the US—has unveiled a ‘tiny but wide’ 24mm F2.8 lens for full-frame Sony cameras.
sample galleryApr 17, 2018 at 12:00
When it was announced in 2016, the Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE was among the first full-frame autofocus lenses for Sony's a7-series mirrorless cameras. We wanted to see how this affordable wideangle prime performs on Sony's latest a7R III.
sample galleryMar 14, 2018 at 13:00
The Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE is a budget-friendly option for users of Sony's a7-series that are looking to get into the 35mm focal length.
lens newsJan 8, 2018 at 15:22
Meet Samyang's first autofocus lens for Canon EF-Mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF. At just 700 Euro (~$840 USD), this new third-party offering gives Canon shooters a much more affordable option to Canon's own $2,100 14mm F2.8L II IS USM.
Jan 5, 2018 at 16:04
Two high-resolution leaked product images show that Samyang/Rokinon is preparing to release its first ever autofocus lens for Canon EF mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF.
sample galleryDec 21, 2017 at 13:00
If you're on a budget and want a Sony FE 35mm F1.4 lens with autofocus, this new Rokinon lens may do the trick – though it's not without some compromises.
sample galleryDec 17, 2017 at 22:27
If you're on a budget and want a Sony FE 50mm F1.4 lens that'll autofocus, this one is worth consideration. But as is usually the case, you get what you pay for.
Dec 1, 2017 at 19:16
NatureTTL's Matthew Saville compares three of the most popular ultra-wide astrophotography prime lenses out there: The Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.8, the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.4, and the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art.
Dec 29, 2016 at 17:46
Rokinon just announced two new super wide-angle 20mm lenses, which are now available for various full-frame applications. Read more
lens newsJul 18, 2016 at 23:39
Samyang is making good on its promise of a new lens every week for five weeks, kicking things off with a XEEN 135mm T2.2 cinema lens. Read more
lens newsSep 21, 2015 at 18:43
Rokinon has introduced 21mm F1.4 and 50mm F1.2 fast prime lenses, both of which are up for pre-order now. These new lenses flesh out the maker's existing offerings for mirrorless cameras. Read more
lens newsApr 2, 2015 at 20:13
On March 27, Samyang and Rokinon teased a new lens on Facebook, saying that it would offer 'immense focus and unparalleled features'. That lens was officially introduced today, and it's a 100mm f2.8 Macro offering with 1:1 magnification and a 1ft. minimum focusing distance. Though it won't be shipping until next month, the lens is available to pre-order from retailers now. Read more
lens newsAug 19, 2013 at 18:43
Rokinon has made available a video version of the Samyang 16mm f/2.0 prime. The 16mm T2.2 Cine lens is available for pre-order in Nikon F, Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony A, and Sony E mounts. Like other video primes, it offers focus and aperture racks for use with cinema rigs, stepless aperture control, and calibration in T-stops rather than F-stops. Rokinon's website lists compatible mounts for Pentax, Samsung NX and Fujifilm X though they aren't yet available for pre-order, and lists the lens at an MSRP of $499.
lens newsMar 13, 2013 at 18:03
Rokinon has announced the T-S 24mm F3.5, a wideangle perspective control lens, for release in May 2013. Rokinon rebadges and distributes Samyang lenses for the US market, and this lens first appeared at Photokina 2012 as the Samyang T-S 24mm 1:3.5 ED AS UMC, but without a specific date for launch. The lens features manual focus and aperture setting, offers up to 12mm of shift and 8.5° of tilt, and is designed for full frame cameras. It'll initially be available in Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts, at an RRP of $1299.99.
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