Samyang 8mm f/3.5 AS IF UMC Fish-eye CS II

(1 customer review)

The Samyang 8mm f/3.5 AS IF UMC Fish-eye CS II is a camera glass that provides a fisheye effect to your photos. It is a manual focus lens suitable for aps-c cameras. It has an average brightness and a full frame equivalent focal length of 12.0 mm. The lens has 6 aperture blades, which is a common number, and the blades are rounded to provide a better out of focus circle shape. The lens is 72mm long and weighs 410 grams, which may require consideration when carrying it in your camera bag. The lens has good build quality and resolution, and it has been coated with UMC to reduce flare and ghosting. If this lens is not suitable for your camera mount, there are alternatives available.

Optical design

Average brightness in this league Has 6 aperture blades, this number of blades are commonly used. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle. Full frame equivalent focal length is 12.0 mm.

Physical characteristics

Weights 410 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary. 72 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag.



Filter (mm)no
Length (mm)72.6
Min focus (m)0.3
Weight (g)410
Focal Length (mm)8

Overall rating

based on 4 reviews

bokeh (4.75)

mechanical quality (4.75)

optical quality (4.75)

usability (4.5)

value (4.75)


1 review for Samyang 8mm f/3.5 AS IF UMC Fish-eye CS II


    4.0 user rated as 4.7/5

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