Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Super Wide Angle Lens deal – $249 (reg. $339, today only, Adorama)

Rokinon 14mm F/2.8 IF ED UMC Super Wide Angle Lens Deal – $249 (reg. $339, Today Only, Adorama)

At a glance:

  • Ultra wide-angle 14mm lens with an approximately 90deg. angle of view using an APS-C camera, for dramatic effects
  • Lens is constructed with two ED lens elements, one hybrid aspherical lens element and one glass aspherical lens element, for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Minimal distortion and chromatic aberrations
  • Super multi-layer UMC coating to reduce flares and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.9′ (0.27m) for enhanced close-up shots
  • Conforms to APS-C (1:1.5x) size digital imaging format
  • Lens includes a built-in petal-type lens hood

Adorama has the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Super Wide Angle Lens on sale at $249 as a today only deal. Compare at $339. Free shipping.

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SAMYANG 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC deal – $269.95 (reg. $329.95, today only, B&H Photo)

SAMYANG 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle F/2.8 IF ED UMC Deal – $269.95 (reg. $329.95, Today Only, B&H Photo)

At a glance:

  • Ultra Wide-Angle 14mm Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8-22
  • Compatible with APS-C Cameras
  • Compatible with Full-Frame Cameras
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Manual Focus Lens
  • Built-In Petal-Type Lens Hood

B&H Photo has the SAMYANG 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC lens as today’s DealZone deal. It’s on sale at $269.95. Compare at $329.95. Free shipping in the US.

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Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 deal – $249.99 (reg. $339, Amazon Gold Box Deal)

Rokinon 14mm F/2.8 Deal – $249.99 (reg. $339, Amazon Gold Box Deal)

At a glance:

  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 10.8 inches
  • This is the new updated UMC version
  • 14 Elements in 12 Groups, Focal Length : 10.5 -14mm
  • Aperture Rane: F/2.8 – F/22
  • 6 Diaphragm Blades

Amazon US has the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens for Canon on sale at $249.99 as today’s Gold Box Deal. Hurry up before it’s over. Regular price is $339.

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Samyang introduces new “Premium” line with 85mm f/1.2 and 14mm f/2.4 lenses

Samyang Premium

Samyang announced a new “Premium” lens line-up with two full-frame lenses. A 85mm f/1.2 and 14mm f/2.4 lens are the first two lenses of the new “Premium” line.

Both are manual focus lenses but have electronic aperture control. Samyang said these lenses can outresolve 50MP sensors and are fit for 8K resolution. The 85mm f/1.2 lens will be available for Canon EF mount only, the 14mm f/2.4 lens will be available for other mounts too.

Sigma patent: 14mm f/3.5 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

14mm f/3.5

It’s getting more and more interesting for mirrorless camera owners. Sigma filed a new patent for a 14mm f/3.5 lens for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors. According to the patent description this would be a zero-distortion lens, something we recently saw on a new Laowa lens.

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-139087
    • Published 2016.8.4
    • Filing date 2015.1.29
  • Example 1
    • INF 200mm
    • Focal length 13.98 13.28
    • F-number 3.53 3.54
    • Full angle of view 2ω 90.74 92.90
    • The image height Y 14.20 14.20
    • Overall length of the lens 89.25 89.25
    • BF 17.5750
    • Lens configuration 8 groups 10 sheets
    • 2 aspherical three sides
    • ED 1 ( sigma in ELD)
    • Fluorite 4 ( sigma in FLD)
  • Example 2
    • INF 200mm
    • Focal length 13.97 13.28
    • F-number 4.13 4.13
    • Full angle of view 2ω 90.90 92.68
    • The image height Y 14.20 14.20
    • Overall length of the lens 82.60 82.60
    • BF 17.6874
    • Lens configuration 8 groups 10 sheets
    • 2 aspherical three sides
    • ED 1 ( sigma in ELD)
    • Fluorite 4 ( sigma in FLD)
  • Sigma patents
    • FumakeTadashi
    • Inner focus (the second group)
[via Egami]