Samyang to release an AF 14mm f/2.8 for the RF mount

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It looks like Samyang is getting ready to announce an AF 14mm f/2.8 lens for Canon’s RF mount.
The sooner third party manufacturers get lenses out for the RF mount, the better things will be for EOS R shooters and for the manufacturers themselves.


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aquagene

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This is great to see. I honestly can't wait to see a flood of more affordable 3rd party options for the EOS R with creative focal ranges or unique offerings. Seeing something like the Tamron compact F2.8 trinity come to EOS R would be brilliant.
 
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jonebize

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The Samyang 12/2.0 for Fuji X is nice!! This would be a great addition. I love this focal length too!!

It's nice to finally be able to make some positive posts on some of these rumor sites. I like where the Canon system is going!!
 

addola

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This would be the first 3rd party AF lens for RF-mount, so I am hoping there's more to come. I am looking at you, Tamron!
 
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Tom W

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I wonder if its an EF lens with a revised mount for the RF bodies. Basically, a built-in adapter. The spacing between the rearmost lens element and the sensor will tell the story.
 
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motorhead9999

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Is this the same lens that was announced? This was a review from August. He must have had a preview copy, as I was under the impression this lens was already out...
*Edit: Nevermind, it's clearly different.
 

Tom W

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I wonder if its an EF lens with a revised mount for the RF bodies. Basically, a built-in adapter. The spacing between the rearmost lens element and the sensor will tell the story.
To answer my own question, I looked at the diagrams of both the EF and RF 14/2.8 autofocus lenses. It is a new design.

RF first, then EF (keep in mind the flange distance is much greater for the EF than the RF mount...): RF_AF_14_28.jpg

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Jethro

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To answer my own question, I looked at the diagrams of both the EF and RF 14/2.8 autofocus lenses. It is a new design.
Wow, interesting new design. I have the EF version and like it a lot. I'll look forward to comparisons and pricing.
 

Thanhha

EOS R
Jul 24, 2019
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I hope Sigma and Tamron will make RF lens, their new mirrorless lenses for Sony E mount are pretty impressive.
 

padam

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Wow, interesting new design. I have the EF version and like it a lot. I'll look forward to comparisons and pricing.
It looks to be an RF-mount adjusted version of the Samyang 14mm F/2.8 FE lens.


Sharp in the center, not that sharp in the corners (perfectly sharp for cropped 4k video though).
 
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