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Sigma, Tamron, Rokinon / Samyamg and Tokina Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7 and FTZ Adapter

In this article we are talking about all the third party lens makers those who in general make AF lenses for the Nikon FX format DSLRs. SO, how much those lenses are compatible with your Nikon Z7 camera when paired up with the Nikon FTZ adapter, let’ s have a look

Third Party Compatible Lenses for Nikon Z7

1. Sigma Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

2. Tamron Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

3. Rokinon or Samyang Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

4. Tokina Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

1. Sigma Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7 and FTZ adapter

Latest report coming from Sigma, Sigma lenses made for Nikon full frame DSLR cameras are fully compatible with the recently announced Nikon Z7 camera when paired with ftz adaptor.

iIn a press release Sigma confirm that their lenses are properly working without any issue with the Nikon z7 with FTZ adapter. So if you are thinking to buy a next Sigma lens or if your owner of existing Sigma lenses then you don’t have to worry because all these lenses are compatible with Nikon Z7 camera.

2. Tamron Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7 and FTZ adapter

Tamron issued a notice,  and according to the notice some of the tamron lenses will not work properly with the Nikon z7 mirrorless camera with FTZ adaptor. In the initial test Tamron found that DI and DI II lenses are not properly working the Nikon Z7 camera and the FTZ adapter. The Tamron SP 72-200 mm f 2.8 is also incompatible with the Nikon Z7 FTZ adaptor, when you will attach this lens with Nikon z7 camera you will get a error message press the shutter release button again.

Although that Tamron SP 24 to 70 f 2.8 and Tamron SP 90mm 2.8 macro lenses work perfectly with the Nikon z7 camera and the FTZ adaptor.

3. Rokinon or Samyang Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 has exposure problems (screen stutters between a normal and darker than normal exposure, photos seem fine). Will update you soon about the compatibility.

4. Tokina Lens Compatibility with Nikon Z7

Tokina technicians are currently running testes on our whole line-up to confirm compatibility with the new system.
The first results on 24-70 are optimistic, however, please keep an eye on our website for official announcement and compatibility charts in the near future.Will update you soon about the compatibility.

Also see our Nikon Z7 Review

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Rokinon / Samyang 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens Announced

Rokinon 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens announced by Rokinon today, the lens is made for Sony FF Mirrorless camera and it will act as 128mm with APS-C Sony E and Fuji X cameras, 136mm with Canon M cameras, and 170mm with Micro 4/3 cameras. The lens is a Manual Focus Lens, the price of the lens is $399.00 The new Rokinon Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 compact prime lens is expected to be available in September 2018.

Rokinon 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens Press Release

(New York, New York) August 27, 2018 – Rokinon has announced its new Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 Compact Prime Lens, the 7th in its compact lens series. The new 85mm is sized and optically designed speci¬cally for mirrorless cameras to deliver high resolution performance from the center of the image to its corners. It is a high speed telephoto lens that delivers equivalent focal lengths of approximately 128mm with APS-C Sony E and Fuji X cameras, 136mm with Canon M cameras, and 170mm with Micro 4/3 cameras.Optically, the Rokinon 85mm F1.8 is constructed of 9 elements in 7 groups and features a High-Refractive Index element and an Extra-low Dispersion element. Additionally, it uses UMC ultra multi-coating to help minimize chromatic aberrations and unnecessary light dispersion. Intuitive, damped and precise manual focus control combine with its fast 1.8 aperture and rounded 9 blade diaphragm for exceptional low light, bokeh and selective focus capabilities. The compact and light-weight design of this fast telephoto o ers excellent portability and comfort that is perfect for travel, candid, portraits, and close up photography with mirrorless cameras. Additional features include a non-rotating 62mm ¬lter mount, a reversible for storage lens hood and a soft pouch case.
The new Rokinon Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 compact prime lens is expected to be available in September with a street price of only $399.00.

Samyang 85mm f/1.8 ED UMC CS lens specifications:

Specifications 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS
Aperture Range F1.8 ~ F22
Opical Construction 9 Elements in 7 groups
Special lens ED 1, HR 1
Coating UMC
Minimum Focusing Distance 0.65 m(2.13ft)
Magnification Ratio x 0.17
Filter Size Φ62.0mm
Maximum Diameter Φ67.5mm
Mount CANON M SONY E FUJIFILM X MICRO FOUR-THIRDS
Angle of view ASP-C 18.0˚ 19.1˚ 19.1˚
FOUR-THIRDS 4/3” 14.7˚
Lengh 80.6mm 80.7mm 81.0mm 79.5mm
Weight
Without Lens Cap, Hood
344g 344g

Rokinon  85mm F1.8 Lens MTF Chart

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.

Samyang / Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 Lens Sample Images

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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

Samyang 24mm F2.8 FE AF lens Images Leaked

Samyang 24mm F2.8

Finally we now have the images of the upcoming Samyan 24mm F2.8 FE Lens. The lens also features built-in AF and closest focusing distance of 0.79ft. The lens is expected to be announced in next few days.

Samyang 24mm F2.8

Keep in mind that Sony is also rumored to announce a new product in next few days more information here.

Samyang / Rokinon XP 50mm F1.2 Lens Press Release and Samples

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The new lens announced from Samyang / Rokinon is future perfect lens. The lens is capable to resolve 50 megapixels for photography and 8K for video.
Unfortunately, this is a MF lens so if you are a not able to use your DSLR AF system. You can express unconstrained depth with the bright aperture, while the 9 blades also deliver beautiful bokeh, starburst, and out-focusing effects. Also, you can even achieve high image quality in low light conditions and indoors thanks to the fast shutter speed.

If you remember the Canon 50mm F1.2L lens was announced on Sep 22, 2006. And at that time the resolution of any Canon DSLR was not above than 24MP, but now we have 30MP 5D Mk IV and 50MP 5DS camera.. And depsite of being a MF lens the  Rokinon XP 50mm F1.2 Lens is able to resolve the 50MP resolution as well as recommended for 8K video purpose. So, at the end the 50mm F1.2 is a future perfect G1.5 50mm Lens for you DSLRs.

Samyang / Rokinon XP 50mm F1.2 Lens Sample Images

Continue reading Samyang / Rokinon XP 50mm F1.2 Lens Press Release and Samples

Samyang XP50mm F1.2 Lens Images Leaked

Samsyang XP lens image

Samyang XP50mm F1.2 Lens Images Leaked today, the lens announcement is expected anytime soon. The XP series lens is made for Canon EF Mounts and currently we have 2 XP series lenses 85mm and 14mm.

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Samyang XEEN 20mm T1.9 Cinema Lens Announced

Xeen lenses

Yes we are talking about the same lens few hours ago. The cine lens finally announced by Samyang, it’s the 8th Cine lens from Samyang under Xeen series.

February 6th, 2017, Seoul, South Korea – A global optics brand Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) announces a new XEEN 20mm T1.9 lens for professional video-cine. This lens brings the range of XEEN cinema lenses to eight and complements the existing lenses: 14mm, 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 135mm. The new XEEN 20mm offers outstanding image quality from resolving power for 4K+ production for filming video and cinema.
XEEN is a specialized brand of professional video-cine lenses launched by Samyang Optics in 2015. The XEEN series are designed for the ultra-high definition video environment and feature outstanding optical performance for 4K and above. The lenses also feature X-Coating Technology and 11 aperture blades that help create beautiful and round bokeh to introduce emotional and natural expression.
The 24mm x 36mm negative size allows XEEN lenses to not only work with full frame cameras, but also Super 35, APS-C, APS-H and APS-P cameras. XEEN lenses are available in five different mounts – PL, EF, F, E, and MFT and two different focus scales – metric and imperial units. All focus and iris gear rings are identically positioned among eight lenses to speed up the lens changes.

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