January 20, 2015
Posted in reviews

First comparison between the new Samyang 135mm lens and the Zeiss 135mm.


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Samyng on the left and Zeiss on the right. Image courtesy: Tystory.

Tystory (Click here) is the only reviewing site that got his hands on the Samyang 135mm f/2.0 which comes in both A-mount (Click here) and E-mount (Click here). The review shows a comparison between the new Samyang and the much more expensive Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 A-mount lens.

The reviewer doesn’t draw any conclusions but shows a very detailed comparison and it’s quite clear that the Samyang is a very good lens! At first glance the Samyang looks a tiny bit sharper wide open and also suffers of less color fringing.

Of course we have to see more tests to draw any meaningful and more “final” conclusion But I am sure Samyang (as usual) has again delivered a very fine lens here.

The new lenses from Samyang can be preorderes at BHphoto:
135mm f/2.0 for Sony A-mount (Click here) and Sony E-mount (Click here).
135mm t/2.2 Cine for Sony A-mount (Click here) and Sony E-mount (Click here).

January 19, 2015
Posted in rumors

(SR3) A7RII (or A9) coming in two weeks from now?


I just got this….

“New high end A7R MK2 being spoken about at Sony and an announcement in the coming weeks. I know there is rumors about an ‘A9’ and they may be referring to this model, or perhaps there will be two models – or Sony may stick to A7R II as the new model.”

Let’s hope we will finally get the new High Megapixel FE camera!

P.S.: Thanks source! ;)

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January 18, 2015
Posted in deals

After the new 135mm Samyang also launches a special Cine lens Hard case.


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A couple of days ago Samyang launched the new 135mm lens which comes in two versions for both Sony A and E-mount camera owners. And if you are a happy owner of many of the Samyang lenses you can now also buy their special case which comes in two versions:
Samyang VDSLR Hard Lens Case for 6 lenses (Click here)
Samyang VDSLR Hard Lens Case for 3 lenses (Click here)

Reminder: The new lenses from Samyang can be preorderes at BHphoto:
135mm f/2.0 for Sony A-mount (Click here) and Sony E-mount (Click here).
135mm t/2.2 Cine for Sony A-mount (Click here) and Sony E-mount (Click here).

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January 18, 2015
Posted in news

Live streaming from Miguel Quiles shows transition from shooting with Canon DSLR’s to Sony Alpha cameras.


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Miguel Quiles sent me the following mail:

Hey SAR! I’m going to be doing a free seminar at Adorama on Jan 20th that will be live streamed or recorded for the internet. I’ll be talking about my transition from shooting with Canon DSLR’s to Sony Alpha cameras (particularly the A7II and A6000). I will also be doing a live shoot showing how I use these cameras with Canon glass via adapters. You can see the details for the event at the link below and feel free to share if you think your readers might be interested. Thanks!



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