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Which lens is right for your Milky Way photos? Watch this 20-28mm f/1.4 shootout to find out

Aug 14, 2022
John Aldred

Last week, Sigma announced two new 20mm f/1.4 DG DN and 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art series lenses. While the latter was also targeted towards…

Samyang launches new and improved 85mm f1.4 AF Mk II for Sony FE

Jul 28, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Samyang has just announced the new and improved version of its well-known 85mm f/1.4 AF lens. While the previous one exists in Nikon F, Canon…

Rokinon/Samyang have announced their new $799 85mm f/1.4 lens for Canon RF mount

May 28, 2020
John Aldred

Rokinon/Samyang has today announced their new AF 85mm f/1.4 RF lens for the Canon RF mount. While it appears to simply be a new mount…

Samyang officially announces their new lightweight AF 75mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony

Apr 20, 2020
John Aldred

Samyang Optics has announced their new AF 75mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. Weighing in at a mere 230, this makes it…

Samyang completes its Xeen CF Cine prime lineup with new 16mm & 35mm lenses

Feb 14, 2020
John Aldred

Samyang Optics has today announced their new Xeen CF 16mm T2.6 and 35mm T1.5 cine prime lenses. They’re available in Canon EF, Sony E and…

2019 DIYP Holiday Gift Guide – Lenses

Dec 12, 2019
John Aldred

Yesterday, we kicked off our 2019 gift guide with cameras. Today it’s time for the lenses. We had a think about some of our new…

Samyang has just announced a tiny new 45mm f/1.8 AF lens for Sony FE

May 13, 2019
John Aldred

Samyang, also known as Rokinon in some parts of the world, has announced a new full frame 45mm f/1.8 compact autofocus lens for Sony E mount….

Samyang expands their “XPERT” lens lineup with the XP 35mm f/1.2 for Canon EF

Nov 30, 2018
John Aldred

While the brands battle it out over who has the largest mount and whose lenses can have the widest apertures, Canon’s DSLRs have proven they…

Samyang shows off XP 10mm f/3.5 at Photokina – World’s widest lens for full frame DSLRs

Sep 28, 2018
John Aldred

Despite appearances, the new Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5 is not a fisheye. It’s a rectilinear lens, which Samyang says offers “zero distortion”. It’s a manual…

Leaked images show a short new 24mm f/2.8 Sony lens from Samyang

Jun 7, 2018
John Aldred

It seems like every lens manufacturer’s pushing hard on the Sony FE mount these days. Sigma have 9 of their lenses coming out in a…