Zhongyi releases the Speedmaster 20mm f/0.95mm ASP-C

Jan 26, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Mitakon Zhongyi optics (ZY optics) just revealed the Chuichi Kogaku Speedmaster 20mm f/0.95mm—the fastest 20mm lens for APS-C (¥63,460). It’s a manual focus lens for…

Mitakon releases Creator 28mm f/5.6 and 135mm f/2.5 lenses for Fuji GFX mount

Jun 20, 2023
John Aldred

Mitakon has announced two new lenses. Well, technically, they’ve announced two new G-mount versions of existing lenses. One is the Mitakon Creator 28mm f/5.6 (buy…

Mitakon recreates Leica’s Summaron M 28mm f/5.6 at a tenth the cost

Mar 28, 2023
John Aldred

Mitakon has announced their newest lens. It’s full-frame Mitakon Creator 28mm f/5.6, which they say “recreate[s] the iconic Leica Summaron M 28mm f/5.6 lens with…

The Mitakon Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 is the fastest lens available for Hasselblad XCD

Mar 16, 2023
John Aldred

ZY Optics has announced that its Mitakon Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4, initially released for Fujifilm GFX cameras, is now available in Hasselblad X flavour. This makes the…

ZY Optics completes its MFT cine lens lineup with the new Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm T1.0 MFT Cine

Oct 19, 2022
John Aldred

ZY Optics has announced the newest in their T1 lens in their cinema lens lineup. The Mitakon 50mm T1.0 MFT Cine joins the 17mm, 25mm…

This 50mm f/0.95 face-off puts Laowa vs Mitakon vs TTArtisan vs Brightin Star lenses against each other

Mar 18, 2022
John Aldred

There seem to be a lot of very fast lens options these days, even for full-frame cameras. Very few are them are coming from the…

Holiday Gift Guide – Best Lenses of 2021

Dec 7, 2021
John Aldred

The season of giving is upon us – which becomes immediately obvious whenever you walk into a store and you’re overwhelmed by Whamageddon. If you…

Mitakon Creator 135mm f/2.5 is a $300 tele lens for Canon, Nikon, and Sony

Sep 6, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

ZY Optics has announced Mitakon Creator 135mm f/2.5, an affordable telephoto prime lens. It’s a new, improved, and a little faster version of Creator 135mm…

ZY Optics brings its Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 to Leica L mount

Jun 11, 2021
John Aldred

ZY Optics has announced the release of their Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for L mount. The fast aperture manual focus lens is designed for…

Mitakon announces 17mm, 24mm and 35mm T1.0 Cine lenses for Micro Four Thirds

Apr 19, 2021
John Aldred

ZY Optics, the company behind Mitakon lenses, has released a new range of T1.0 Speedmaster Cine lenses. All three of the lenses at focal lengths…