The Samyang 8 mm F3.5 AS MC Fisheye CSII DH lens differs from its predecessor only by the removable lens hood.
The 8mm fixed focal length was specially developed for APS-C and MFT cameras. Without the lens hood, however, this lens can also be used for full-frame cameras. The lens is a guarantee for ingenious panoramas and is suitable for the creation of virtual 3D tours.
The lens construction consists of 10 elements in 7 groups. An aspherical hybrid lens in combination with the latest technology of anti-reflective multiple coating (MC) ensures that lens flares are minimized and ghost effects are eliminated.
A special feature of this type of ultra-wide angle lens is not only the short close-up limit. Fischeye lenses are characterised by their enormous depth of field. As a result, everything is already pin sharp behind the actual focus point.
Further application examples for the use of an extremely short focal length are for example action photography. With skateboard photos, the fisheye effect is indispensable. Actionshots from the immediate vicinity allow the viewer to immerse himself in the situation.…more