Samyang touts the new autofocus lens as a fast 'astrophotography-centric' prime.
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lens newsApr 9, 2021 at 18:18
The AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a unique ‘Astrophotography Mode’ that helps to lock focus at infinity for night sky photographs
lens newsApr 4, 2021 at 16:26
The two lenses will be released by the end of the month, according to the teaser, which shows the silhouette of a full-frame and a APS-C lens.
lens newsMar 19, 2021 at 15:59
The new RF mount versions join the Canon EF, Canon M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F and Sony E mount versions, which were released in 2020.
lens newsJan 24, 2021 at 18:47
New wideangle joins the VDSLR MK2 range, bringing all the new features of weather sealing, 9-blade iris and scales on the side of the barrel.
Sep 20, 2020 at 19:23
Samyang has released a lens simulator web app that allows you to test out how sensor size, focal length and aperture affect the look of a scene by creating a simulated portrait.
lens newsSep 14, 2020 at 12:58
The lens manages to pack a fast aperture and autofocus into a compact form factor, perfect for pairing with smaller E-mount cameras. Better yet, it won't break the bank at just under $400.
lens newsMay 28, 2020 at 13:23
Aside from the RF mount, the lens is identical to its Sony FE predecessor and is expected to retail for $800 when it starts shipping in June.
lens newsMay 25, 2020 at 17:06
The lenses feature the same optical design as their predecessors, but offer weather-sealing, an updated focus ring and 'de-click' mechanisms.
lens newsApr 20, 2020 at 15:12
The 75mm F1.8 autofocus lens from Samyang/Rokinon is compact, lightweight and has a fun little trick up its sleeve.
lens newsOct 25, 2019 at 19:40
The lens marks the first third-party autofocus lens for Canon's RF lens mount. Pricing remains a mystery, but the lens is set to be available around the world in November 2019.
lens newsSep 12, 2019 at 17:48
The XEEN CF lenses will be offered in 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm options for Canon EF, Sony E and PL mounts.
lens newsAug 29, 2019 at 18:17
The ‘ultra-compact’ lens weighs just 145g (5.1oz) and has autofocus to boot, all for $399.
lens newsMay 13, 2019 at 14:26
Rokinon's new 45mm F1.8 autofocus lens is the latest in its 'Tiny Series' lineup.
lens newsApr 14, 2019 at 22:02
Samyang has announced a new trio of lenses that include an 85mm F1.4 lens for Nikon F-mount systems in addition to a 14mm F2.8 and 85mm F1.4 manual focus lenses for Nikon Z-mount camera systems.
lens newsMar 15, 2019 at 20:51
Samyang has announced the impending arrival of the AF 85mm F1.4 FE lens for full-frame Sony cameras.
lens newsNov 28, 2018 at 22:35
Lens manufacturer Samyang has announced the impending release of the fourth lens in its 'Xpert' lineup, a 35mm F1.2 lens for Canon EF mount cameras.
Aug 27, 2018 at 15:43
Samyang, also known as Rokinon in select markets, has announced a 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's set for a September 2018 release date at an MSRP of $399.
lens newsJun 18, 2018 at 15:46
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.
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.
Jun 5, 2018 at 00:04
Japanese rumor site Nokishita has published images it claims are of the forthcoming, as yet unannounced, Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 lens for the Sony E mount.
lens newsFeb 20, 2018 at 14:35
The third Excellence in Performance (XP) lens from Samyang, the XP 50mm F1.2 for Canon full-frame cameras is meant to resolve over 50MP for photography and easily capture 8K resolution for video.
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.
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.
lens newsOct 10, 2017 at 15:00
Samyang has announced its fourth autofocus prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras: meet the long-rumored and much-anticipated Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 FE.
lens newsJun 5, 2017 at 17:27
Korean optical manufacturer Samyang has released details of its third AF lens – a full frame 35mm F2.8 lens designed for Sony E-mount cameras.
lens newsAug 18, 2016 at 01:04
Samyang Optics has completed its launch of five new lenses over the summer with the announcement that its full-frame 14mm F2.8 autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is ready to hit stores. Read more
lens newsAug 1, 2016 at 15:02
Sticking with its plan to introduce a whole bunch of new lenses this summer, Samyang has announced the 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. 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 newsJul 15, 2016 at 19:07
Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has announced that it intends to enjoy a summer of new lenses in what it is calling a ‘Samyang Blockbuster’, starting on Monday 18th July and running until 15th August. Read more
lens newsMay 3, 2016 at 20:50
Samyang has announced its first autofocus lenses. The 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4 are designed for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras and will be available in July. Learn more
lens newsFeb 5, 2016 at 20:19
Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has added two new wide angle lenses to its Xeen series of full-frame video lenses. The new focal lengths are 14mm and 35mm, and while the 35mm conforms to the family-standard maximum aperture of T1.5, the 14mm opens only to T3.1. The Xeen system now contains a total of five lenses as these two join the existing 24mm, 50mm and 85mm. Read more
lens newsAug 11, 2015 at 18:12
Korean lens brand Samyang has announced a new series of video lenses under the Xeen name. They feature wide apertures and resolution that the company says is aimed at users who shoot 4K and above footage. There will be 24mm, 50mm and 85mm focal lengths initially, and three more to follow next year. Read more
lens newsJul 6, 2015 at 22:37
Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has announced two versions of a new 100mm macro lens. The 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro is designed for stills photographers, while the 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro is aimed at those shooting video. The lenses are essentially the same internally, using 15 elements in 12 groups but the VDSLR version is fitted with an uncoupled aperture ring and gears around both aperture and focus controls. 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 newsJan 13, 2015 at 00:15
Korean lens brand Samyang has released details of a 135mm lens it will bring to market with versions for stills and video photographers. The Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC stills lens will be accompanied by the Samyang 135mm T2.2 ED UMC VDSLR for cine and videographers. Read more
lens newsAug 27, 2014 at 04:00
Korean lens brand Samyang has announced that it will use the Photokina show next month to introduce a new 50mm f/1.4 lens for stills photographers and the same lens designed for videographers using DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Both the Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC and 50mm T1.5 AS UMC are designed to cover a full frame sensor and will each come in 10 mounts. Read more
lens newsApr 28, 2014 at 18:52
Samyang has announced five new manual focus lenses, including a revised 'AE' version of its Canon-mount 35mm F1.4 which allows electronic aperture setting from the camera body. Meanwhile the Reflex 300mm F6.3 UMC CS is a mirror lens designed for APS-C SLRs, which will be available in Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Four Thirds mounts. Finally there are three cinema versions of existing photo lenses - a 10mm T3.1 for APS-C SLRs, a 12mm T2.2 for mirrorless cameras, and a 7.5mm T3.8 fisheye for Micro Four Thirds.
lens newsMar 21, 2014 at 09:41
Samyang has announced a wideangle prime for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the 12mm F2.0 NCS CS. With manual focus and aperture control, it will offer an 18mm equivalent angle of view on cameras with APS-C sensors (19mm equiv on Canon EOS M), and 24mm equivalent on Micro Four Thirds. It uses nanocrystal coating to minimise flare and ghosting, and will be available in Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E, and Micro Four Thirds mounts. Pricing and availability are still to be confirmed.
Jan 24, 2014 at 06:00
Samyang Europe has introduced the SFH-14 filter holder for its 14mm 1:2.8 ED AS IF UMC lens. Along with the holder, three rectangular filters will be manufactured by Cokin. The SFH-14 will come in standard and V-DSLR cine versions. The holder comes with double slideways to use one or two filters at the same time and can be used both vertically and horizontally. Learn more
lens newsDec 17, 2013 at 10:50
Samyang has announced that, as promised in October, five of its full frame lenses are now available in Sony E-mount, and are therefore the first third-party optics with native mounts for the Sony A7 and A7R. The lenses are the 14mm F2.8, 24mm F1.4, 24mm F3.5 tilt-and-shift, 35mm F1.4, and 85mm F1.4. All feature manual focus and aperture operation and, because they're essentially SLR lenses with an adapter tube added, all are considerably more bulky than their Alpha mount counterparts. Click through for more information and images of the E-mount lenses.
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