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Rokinon Announces 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS fisheye lens

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The Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS Fisheye lens announced today, the lens features aperture range of 3.1 to 22, the lens is built with Extra low dispersion elements and two Aspherical elements and on outer surface the lens is coated with Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating that improve light transmission and reduce ghosting. More details and buying links are below…

  • Aperture Range: T3.1 to 22
  • Three Extra Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus; Internal Focus System
  • Geared Focus and Aperture Rings
  • De-Clicked Manual Aperture Ring
  • 180º Angle of View
  • Removable Petal-Shaped Lens Hood

Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS fisheye lens for Canon EFNikon FPentax KSony A and Sony E mounts

Rokinon Announces 12 New Lenses

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Rokinon today announced a total of 12 new lenses, 6 of them are Cine Lenses and other 6 lenses made for photography. The lenses are made for lens mounts, sensor sizes, and camera systems.

Photo Lenses:

  • 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-Eye II: for APS-C Mirrorless Mounts, available for Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, and Sony E

Rokinon announced the second generation of 8mm lens, the lens have improved optics that includes Two aspherical elements and three ED elements minimize aberrations and create clear, high contrast and color-accurate images.

  • 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS: for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, available for Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E, and Mirco Four Thirds

The 12mm is made for mirrorless camera (as the 8 mm is also made for mirrorless camera only), the lens is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mounts. The 2.0 aperture will create a excellent DOF to your images when required. The lens is made up of three Extra-low Dispersion elements, one aspherical, and one hybrid aspherical element. Nano-crystal coating is applied to the inner surface of the two front-most lens elements to minimize ghosting and flare and improve overall image clarity.

  • 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, available for Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, Sony A, Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E, and Mirco Four Thirds

The 10mm F2.8 lens is bit different from the above two lenses since it comes for DSLR and mirrorless mounts both, the lens is highly recommended for landscape and architecture photography,  Its 35mm focal length equivalence is 15mm on APS-C format cameras, 16mm on Canon APS-C cameras, and 20mm on Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens is composed of  one Extra-low Dispersion and two aspherical elements, aberrations are controlled. A nano-crystal anti-reflection coating system (NCS) is also applied., the lens is available in Canon EF, Pentax K, Sony A, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Sony E, and Micro Four Thirds mounts.

  • 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC: for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, available for Sony E, and Micro Four Thirds Expected availability: March 25 2014 – Pre-order links For M4/3 mount http://bhpho.to/1daeNSy and for Sony E-mount http://bhpho.to/1gShdEH

 

  • 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, available for Sony E, and Micro Four Thirds
  • 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds

Cine Lenses:

  • 8mm T3.1 Cine UMC Fish-Eye II: for APS-C, available for Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, and Sony E
  • 8mm T3.8 Cine UMC Fish-Eye CS II: for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds
  • 14mm T3.1 Cine ED AS IF UMC: for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds
  • 24mm T1.5 Cine ED AS IF UMC: for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds
  • 35mm T1.5 Cine AS UMC: for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds
  • 85mm T1.5 Cine AS IF UMC for Micro Four Thirds, available for Micro Four Thirds

New Lenses Coming from Samyang and Rokinon

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Rokinon 300mm f/6.3 mirror lens for Sony NEX camera
Rokinon uploaded a new 00mm f/6.3 mirror lens for Sony E-mount on Facebook page, the MSRP will be $299 and expected to be announced on July 2013.


Samyang

According to Samyang’s Facebook page, Samyang will soon announce 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Mirrorless Lens,  take a look the the  Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS major specification below,

Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS specification

  • Rectilinear imaging system
  • 13 elements in 11 groups, 2 aspherical lenses
  • Filter size: 77mm
  • Angle of view: 83.1 degrees for Nikon version and 79.5 for Canon
  • Weight: 571g
  • Available for Canon EF+M, Nikon F, Sony A+NEX, Pentax, Fuji X, Four Thirds, Micro Four Thirds and Samsung NX mounts.
  • The released date will be at the end of June or in mid-July.

other new lenses coming from Samyang in 2014 – 10mm f/2.8 ED AS UMC CS (APS-C) and 50mm f/1.2 Lens.