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.

Samyang announce 20mm F1.8/T1.9 Photo and Cine Lens for Full Frame DSLRs

Samyang 20mm F1.8

Two more new lenses by Samyang (aka Rokinon, Bowers etc). The company today announced a 20mm lens in a classic photo and in a cine lens version: Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC and 20mm T1.9 ED AS UMC.

Product description:

Explore Your Wideness

Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC is a wide angle manual focus lenses for DSLR cameras with full frame sensor size. The flow of light is devised based on the uniqueness of the distance from glass to sensor in mirrorless cameras to create optimal performance.

The bright F1.8 aperture secures a fast shutter speed even under the restricted lighting conditions to offer best quality images. It will brighten up your everyday snapshots. Also it creates an outstanding out-of-focus look by highlighting the main object effectively. In between ultra-wide 16mm and wide-standard 24mm, 20mm lens is a perfect fit to explore wide angles not only for shooting indoor images such as concerts and interior photos but also street snaps. The 0.2m of minimum focusing adds versatility to the lens.

Based on Samyang Optics’ exceptional optical technology, Ultra Multi Coating and two aspherical lenses and three extra-low dispersion have been included among 13 glasses in 12 groups to minimise aberration and unnecessary light dispersion, delivering high resolution from the centre to the corners of the image.

Samyang 20mm F1.8 is compatible with 10 camera mounts: Canon EOS, Nikon AE, Pentax K, Sony ∝, Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E, FT, MFT.

Samyang 20mm F1.8

Press release:

August 8th, 2016, Seoul, Korea – The global optics brand, Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) has today introduced new manual focus lenses for full frame DSLR cameras: 20mm F1.8 photo lens and 20mm T1.9 cine lens. As known for the brand’s wide and bright lenses, Samyang 20mm series adopted bright F1.8 aperture to provide perfect wide angle for interior shots and landscapes.

Explore Your Wideness with Samyang 20mm Series

The Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC and 20mm T1.9 ED AS UMC are wide angle manual focus lenses for DSLR cameras with full frame sensor size. It has been a year that Samyang launched the full frame DSLR camera lens and latest lens was the 135mm series.

Samyang Lenses are known for its bright apertures and so does this Samyang 20mm series. These two lenses have a bright aperture of F1.8, equivalent of T1.9 for cine lenses, to offer a best quality images under various lighting conditions. Also, the lightweight Samyang 20mm series brings the portability to increase the convenience.

Based on Samyang Optics’ exceptional optical technology, 13 glasses in 12 groups are used to create the most optimal image quality. Among 13 glasses, there are 2 aspherical lenses and 3 extra-low dispersion lenses per lens to minimize aberration and unnecessary light dispersion, delivering high resolution from centre to corners of the image.

This 20mm angle of view was designed to fulfill consumers’ requests to explore various occasions with Samyang Lens. In between ultra-wide 14mm and wide-standard 24mm, 20mm lens is a perfect fit to explore wide angles not only for shooting indoor images such as concerts and interior photos but also street snaps. The 0.2m of minimum focusing adds versatility to the lens.

Add Samyang 20mm T1.9 to Your Samyang VDSLR Kit

Specifically, the Samyang 20mm T1.9 is a cine lens optimally designed for professional follow focus system, thanks to the quiet and smooth de-clicked focus and aperture gear rings. Also, the distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience when filming.

The best partners to explore your wideness, the Samyang 20mm series is globally available from September. The suggested retail prices are EUR 499 for 20mm F1.8 photo lens and EUR 549 for 20mm T1.9 cine lens.

For more information, please visit Samyang Optics official website (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com), Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/samyanglensglobal) and Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/samyanglensglobal).

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Samyang announce 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS lens for mirrorless systems

Samyang 35mm F1.2

Samyang (Rokinon, Bowers etc) announced a new, super fast lens, the Samyang 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS. The Samyang 35mm F1.2 is a lens for mirrorless camera systems, hence it will come with a mount for Canon’s EOS M system (and for Fuji X , Sony E and MFT mounts).

There are two models of this lens:

35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS (full specs)

  • Bright F1.2 aperture
  • Aspherical Lens
  • Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics
  • Compact and Light
  • Circular aperture with 9 blades
  • Smooth Focus Ring

35mm T1.3 AS UMC CS (full specs).

  • Bright T1.3 aperture
  • Aspherical Lens
  • Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics
  • Designed as Cine lens – Follow Focus Gear Rings and Declicked Aperture
  • Compact and Light
  • Circular aperture with 9 blades
  • Smooth Focus Ring

Samyang 35mm F1.2

Samyang 35mm F1.2

Samyang 35mm F1.2
Samyang 35mm F1.2

Samyang going to announce 5 new lenses in the next 5 weeks

Samyang Lenses

Samyang (aka Rokinon) just posted a teaser on their Facebook page, saying:

In this Summer, the five Samyang Blockbuster series will blow your mind away!

5 NEW Samyang Lenses will be released on every Monday for the next five weeks.

So far no idea what kind of lenses they are going to announce. However, it’s a pretty safe bet that they will come with Canon mount (among others). Stay tuned.

[via 43 Rumors]

Samyang (Rokinon) 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC review (EOS M mount)

Rokinon 21mm F/1.4

Samyang (Rokinon) 21mm f/1.4 at a glance:

  • EF-M Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 33.6mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/22
  • 3 Aspherical Elements, 1 ED Element
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Internal Focus; Manual Focus Design
  • Non-Rotating 58mm Filter Mount
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Photographer and gear reviewer Dustin Abbott posted his review of the Samyang (Rokinon) 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC lens for Canon EOS M mount.

You may watch the two videos below, which will tell you anything you may want to know about this lens, or read the review and check the many sample pics. The first video is about image quality, the second is the review with the final word.

Dustin Abbott appreciated the outstanding image quality, low chromatic aberrations, strong contrast, well controlled vignetting and distortion, and much more.

Samyang (Rokinon) 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA [via Dustin Abbott]