Leica's L-mount alliance announces two new members, including one major player

L-Mount Alliance logo
(Image credit: L-Mount Alliance)

The L-mount lens mount alliance now has two new members, which will join Leica, Sigma, Panasonic, Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH and most recently in 2021, DJI. The sixth member will be is ASTRODESIGN, Inc - a Japanese manufacturer of high-end audio-visual equipment, including 8K broadcast cine cameras. And the seventh alliance member will be Samyang (Rokinon in the US) - world-renowned manufacturer of some of the best camera lenses available right now.

Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF

(Image credit: Mathew Richards / Digital Camera World)

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.