Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3

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  • Bright Compact Fish-eye lens
  • Angle of view of 180º
SKU: DI4568   MPN: SAM8MMF35M43  EAN: 8809298882730

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The Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3 is a compact and light fixed focal fish-eye lens compatible with cameras with DSLR Micro 4 /3 mount cameras. A fish-eye or ultra wide angle lens will allow you to include a large proportion of the scene in the shot, and will exaggerate the perspective of subjects and provide a large depth of field which is ideal for architectural photography or landscape photography.

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3

Photograph taken by Stefan Bock

Product Features:

  • Compatible with DLSR Micro 4 /3 mount cameras.
  • This Samyang 8mm is ideal for photography of landscapes and monuments.
  • The optical system has 10 elements arranged in 7 groups.
  • Lens construction includes a hybrid aspherical element to prevent chromatic aberration.
  • The lens features several layers of anti-reflective coating (UMC) that ensures high-quality pictures.

This ultra wide-angle lens is ideal for close distance (the minimum focus distance is 0.3m) and sport activity shots, for instance, bikes, skateboarders, snowboarders and individuals water skiing as well as large groups of people, as the lens provides an impressive sense of immersion and provides a dynamic feel.

The optical system of the lens consists of 10 elements arranged in 7 groups.  The optical construction further consists of a hybrid aspherical element to prevent chromatic aberrations and all lens elements have a number of layers of anti-reflective coatings for sharp and bright images.

Because of the substantial depth of field generated by such a small focal length lens the focus is usually conveniently accomplished simply by setting up the estimated distance on the lens scale. Establishing the lens to around 1m at f8 will provide images that are razor-sharp from very close objects to infinity. Just as with all manual focus lenses, for crucial or in very close focus scenarios you may use Live-View feature to fine tune the focus manually.

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3

Photograph taken by Fabrizio Megale

The Samyang 8 mm Fish-eye lens is additionally efficient at generating panoramas and 360 virtual tours, which includes full 360 degree images using the right computer hardware and numerous 3rd party panoramic software provided by additional suppliers.

Fish-eye lenses are also well-known for use in special effects whenever distortion and exaggerated perspective, field curvature or extreme depth of field are sought after, also the lens is ideal for when all of the objects are a distance from the camera. Social groups such as skateboarders are employing the Samyang fish-eye lens to make skate videos and photography, because of the very good quality, but are an extremely cost-efficient choice; the alternate options are extremely costly, or are very low quality lens adapters providing low quality.

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3

Photograph taken by Jordan Bareham

The aperture contains six diaphragm blades and apertures available from f/3.5 to f/22. The lens hood is a part of the body design and style and facilitates to minimize flare from the rear of the lens. The Samyang lens is a specialist lens and is reasonably priced for every photographer.

Additional Info

SKU DI4568
Model SAM8MMF35M43
Lens type CSC camera lenses
Sensor APS-C
Camera mount Micro 4/3
Samyang Cine No
Minimum aperture f/22
Maximum aperture f/3.5
Fixed Focal Length 8 mm
Minimum focus distance 0,3 m
Lens structure (elements / groups) 10/7
Number of diaphragm blades 6
Number of aspheric elements 1
Angle of view 180 °
Approach Manual
Lens hood Yes
Protective cover Yes
Dimensions (Height x Diameter) 75 x 74,8 mm
Weight 435 g
Colour Black

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Samyang 8mm f/3.5 IF MC AS Lens Micro 4/3 What's included

  • Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Lens Micro 4/3
  • Retractable Lens-hood
  • Protection case