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’s 14mm f/2.8 autofocus lens is now available for the Canon RF mount

Oct 25, 2019
John Aldred

Samyang has today announced the new Samyang 14mm f/2.8 RF Autofocus lens. Designed specifically for mirrorless cameras, it’s technically the same Samyang 14mm f/2.8 autofocus…

Samyang announces XEEN CF line: compact, lightweight carbon fiber cine prime lenses

Sep 11, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Samyang has announced a brand new lineup of its affordable XEEN cine lenses. The new and improved XEEN CF line is coming in five focal…

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 announces the first low-budget 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 lenses for Nikon Z-mount

Apr 12, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Samyang has just announced a pair of manual focus lenses for Nikon Z cameras. They are a wide-angle 14mm f/2.8 and an 85mm f/1.4, just…

Samyang has announced two low budget 14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4 RF lenses for Canon EOS R mirrorless

Feb 28, 2019
John Aldred

Samyang has announced two new manual focus lenses for use on the Canon EOS R. EOS RP and future RF mount cameras. Taking two wild…

Samyang announces 10mm f/3.5, the world’s widest lens for full frame DSLRs

Feb 25, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

At last year’s Photokina, Samyang showed off “the world’s widest lens for full frame DSLRs,” and now it’s officially announced. The Samyang 10mm f/3.5 is…

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…

How does the Samyang AF 14mm 2.8 stack up against the 3X priced Canon 14mm 2.8 lens

Oct 15, 2018
Tom Saimon

When it comes to buying a new lens, the question is always there: Do I buy the Brand’s lens (Canon, Nikon, etc.) or do I…

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…