Samyang 8mm F3.5 UMC Fisheye CS II

mount: A-mount
prod. code: SYHD8M-S
EAN/UPC: data needed
makernote ID: data needed
format: APS-C
release year: 2012
status: Current
Also branded as:
  • Rokinon
  • Bower
  • Opteka
D type lens: No
SLT compatible: Yes
AF Drive: Manual focus only
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 3.5
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 8
elements/group: 10/7
angle of view: 180°
aperture blades: 6
min. focus distance(mm): 300
filter rotate focusing: No
max. magnification: data needed
filter diameter(mm): data needed
hood: removable
color: Black
length(mm): 77,3
weight(g): 428
standard accessories: Lens Pouch, Front and rear cap, removable Petal-style Lens Hood
features: Newer version with removable hood.
Manual Focus only.

user review ratings
overall: 4.60
sharpness: 4.67
color: 4.50
build: 4.33
distortion: 5.00
flare control: 4.50
total: 6 reviews

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Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye CS II is a sophisticated wide-angle fisheye lens designed for digital reflex cameras with APS-C sensor. Its optics comprise of 10 lens elements arranged in 7 groups. The product's optical parameters are extremely high, thanks to the hybrid aspherical element and multi-layered anti-reflection UMC coatings. The lens provides a diagonal field of view equal to 180 degrees, while the minimum focusing distance is only 0.3 meters. The lens is fitted with a removable lens hood.

This Samyang Fish-eye is extremely popular with all photography enthusiasts. All users appreciate high optical parameters, perfected construction and a strong casing.

Samyang AE 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye CS II with Nikon F mount has been additionally fitted with an electronic circuit to control exposure parameters from the camera level and take full advantage of benefits provided by the i-TTL flash system. Detailed parameters connected with the range of available apertures, focal length and focus confirmation increase the comfort of shooting. - Home of the alpha system photographer
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