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Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 @ $399 - Press Release and Sample Images

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The 24 mm F2.8 lens features auto focusing and all that you are getting at price of $399 only. The samyang 24mm F2.8 autofocus lens features decent build quality. The overall weight of the lens is just 93 grams only and measures 3.7 cm long without Hood or rear cap. The closest focusing distance of this lens is only 0.24 M it is absolutely ideal for your events and close up shots.

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Press Release / Details

Tiny But Wide
The compact and light-weight design offers the portability and comfort needed for a long day. This lens would be the best choice for daily photographers who want to capture everyday moments with a high-resolution. The Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE features the both a fast and accurate Auto Focus and the minimum focusing distance of 0.24m, it’s ideal for outdoor events and also close-up photos such as travel, sports events, ,landscape, selfie, pet, portrait, food and etc.

AF 24mm F2.8 FE
As the Samyang AF 35mm F2.8 FE has strengthened their position in the market, Samyang’s new full-frame Sony E-mount lens, the AF 24mm F2.8 FE, also allows to take a various type of photographs with its wide angle of view and short focal length of the lens. The improved autofocus system also provides more quiet and accurate autofocus performance.

The compact and light-weight design
The lens weighs in about 93g and measures 3.7cm long without the hood and rear cap. This lens would be the best choice for daily photographers who want to capture everyday moments with a high-resolution.

M.O.D – 0.24m
The Samyang AF 24mm F2.8 FE features the both a fast and accurate Auto Focus and the minimum focusing distance of 0.24m, it’s ideal for outdoor events and also close-up photos such as travel, sports events, ,landscape, selfie, pet, portrait, food and etc.

Wide angle – 82.1˚
A wide angle of view of 82.1 ° and a maximum aperture of F2.8 allows you to take photos in various low-light environments, whether indoors or outdoors. You will find satisfactory results with landscapes and travel images.

Ultra multi-coating(UMC) adoption
An Ultra Multi-Coating increased clarity and sharpness by reducing the lens flare and ghosting. It also minimizes unnecessary reflection of light in order to control the light transmittance to express the accurate color

Rokinon SP 14mm F2.4 is now available in Nikon mount

Rokinon SP 14mm F2.4 which is now avail able in Nikon mount, the lens is available at B&H

Press Release

(New York, New York) August 9, 2017- Due to the demand for an affordable premium quality, Ultra Wide Prime for Nikon DSLRs, Rokinon is now offering their SP14mm F2.4 Full Frame in Nikon AE mount. It combines exceptional resolving power with simple, intuitive handling and precise manual control of focus

Equipped with the most advanced optical technology, the SP series has raised Rokinon’s acclaimed image quality to the next level necessary for 50 megapixels photo and 8K video productions. The SP14’s optical design of 18 precision elements in 14 groups includes three high refractive index, two Aspherical, two Extra Low Dispersion and one Hybrid Aspherical lens element to deliver unprecedented resolving power and correction of aberrations.

Constructed of high quality aluminum alloy with an ergonomically designed shape and grip, it delivers a luxurious look, excellent durability and comfortable use. Nikon’s exposure control modes are enabled and EXIF info is registered. The SP14mm is designed to produce exceedingly high quality still images and video with both Nikon full frame and APS-C (crop sensor) cameras.

The Rokinon SP 14mm F2.4 Ultra Wide Prime Lens can actually capture more detail than your eyes can see, even beyond the capabilities of the latest high resolution pro cameras.


Rokinon Announced 50mm F1.2 & 21mm F1.4 Mirrorless Lenses


Rokinon finally announced two latest mirrorless lenses including standard prime lens 50mm f/1.2 and the other a wide-angle prime lens 21mm f/1.4.

Since both the lenses are compatible to Canon EF-M mount, Sony E-mount (APS-C), Fujifilm X-mount (APS-C), Micro Four Thirds mount. But it is highly surprisingly that the company Rokinon didn’t release the lenses for Nikon mounts.

The latest 50mm f/1.2 lens will be better for fast portrait-length lens for selective focus control while a 21mm f/1.4 will offer standard wide-angle with a bright maximum aperture compatible in low or variable light conditions.

It is expected that Rokinon will release some of the lenses in silver color for Sony E, MTF, and Fujifilm X.

The cost of the Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 lens is $549, and the users can get the Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 lens at $499.

The shipping of the lenses will be started on October 7th, 2015.


Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 lens features:-

  • 100mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Non-Rotating 62mm Filter Mount
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm


Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 lens features:-

  • 5mm (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

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$1500 off on Xeen Lenses till 24 September 2015


(New York, New York) September 16, 2015 – For a strictly limited time from September 16 through September 24, 2015,
filmmakers and videographers who purchase a XEEN by Rokinon 24mm/50mm/85mm Canon, Micro 4/3, Nikon, PL, or Sony E mount lens set will be rewarded with a $1500 EARLY ADOPTER INSTANT REBATE! Those who want to get started with individual XEEN lenses will be rewarded with a $300 per lens EARLY ADOPTER INSTANT REBATE! Quantities are limited and there is a three lens maximum per customer. Participating XEEN by Rokinon authorized dealers include: AbelCine, Adorama, Amazon, B&H Photo, Cinequipt, Duclos Lenses, Hot Rod Cameras, Hunt’s Photo and Video, PhotoSavings and PROCAM

Features common to XEEN lenses appreciated by professionals include:

• 4K+ Ready Optics
• Full Frame Coverage
• Tightly Color Matched
• Durable All Metal Body
• Unified 40° Iris Rotation
• Unified 200° Focus Throw
• Large Easy To Read Markings
• Lens Support Mount (Except PL)
• 11 Bladed Diaphragm for Superb Bokeh
• Xeen Proprietary 14 Layer Multi-Coating
• Unified 114mm Non-Rotating Front Diameters
• Dual Calibrated Right and Left Side Distance and T-Stop Scales
• Unified Focus and Aperture Gear Positions for Easy Follow Focus Use
• Mounts can be shimmed and are interchangeable by a qualified technician
• Incredibly smooth and fully damped movement of focusing and aperture controls

Engineered and optimized for high use professional cine and video applications, they are all backed by a Three Year Limited Warranty , the longest in the industry. XEEN by Rokinon lens mechanics and optics are manufactured and precision assembled in Korea utilizing cutting edge techniques. Offering a MSRP of $2995 each, they are extraordinary affordable when compared to other true cine lenses in their class.

Discount available at B&H

Rokinon to announce three new XEEN Lenses


As we know Rokinon announced three latest cinema lenses like Xeen 24mm T1.5, Xeen 50mm T1.5 and Xeen 85mm T1.5 on 10th August, 2015 and it is already available for the users through pre-orders (see B&H).
Now we have the latest information via Dicahub that the company has decided to announce the three more Xeen lenses including ultra-wide prime lens: -14mm or 16mm, a 35mm wide-angle prime lens, and a telephoto prime lens: 100mm or 135mm in the early of 2016 , to complete the series for a film professional cine lens set.
As we know XEEN lens has applied a special type of X-Coating technology to produce a superior quality of the Samyang Optics for high-pixels and also it has the experience of shooting infinity. So the upcoming lenses from XEEN will definitely impressive and magnificent.
We have no much information about it yet

Source – Dicahub

Rokinon New Series of Xeen Lenses Announced

Xeen-lenses pre-order at B&H Photo Video

Rokinon announced a series of three latest cinema lenses namely Xeen 24mm T1.5, Xeen 50mm T1.5, Xeen 85mm T1.5. All these lenses are available for Canon EF mount, Nikon F mount, Sony E-mount, M43 mount.

All the three lenses have common features and there is no difference in their specification and performs according to its compatibility. Each lens in the XEEN series has common focus and iris gear ring at perfect positions which is sufficient to fasten the settings of the lens changes. Its internal focus is designed in such a manner that during focusing, the size of the lens remains unchanged.

As each lens is multi-coated, this favors better contrast, glare prevention, and magnificent color combination during capturing subjects.


It is useful for both full-frame cameras as well as camera with small formats. However these lenses are made for full-frame sensor camera so you will notice the crop-factor issue while using them with APS-C or 4/3 format sensor.



The lens features metal construction to withstand the rigors of daily production, and it incorporates a support that can help take strain off your camera’s lens port. The focus ring rotates 200° from close focus to infinity; which results with a high degree of precision and consistent focus.

All the three lenses have the common 114mm front diameter which allows for quick lens changes as there is no need to swap out anti-reflection donuts or adapters. The non-rotating front allows you to use optional clip-on matte boxes.

The entire three lenses features “Clickless” aperture ring for smooth iris pulls.

The one thing which is different for all the three lenses is the minimum focusing distance due to its different opticl elements and focal length of the images.. A minimum focusing distance of 24mm T1.5 lens, 50mm and 85mm lenses are 10”, 18” and 3’9” respectively , which allows the users to get up close to their subject so that they can capture the best imagery of the subject .

As we have said above all the three lenses are available for Canon EF mount, Nikon F mount, Sony E-mount, M43 mount. The users can book them now through pre-order via B&H Photo Video

It is expected that all the three lenses will be available on August 13, 2015. The cost of each lens is $2,495.00.

Samyang 100mm F2.8 Coming Soon


Samyang is working on 100MM lens, the lens will have fixed F2.8 aperture and expected to arrive on this summer, the only bad part is the the price will be in the $700-$900 range, that’s same as of Canon / Nikon Pro Lenses… 100/105mm lenses.

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens || Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens