Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye

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Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye is a camera glass that captures a unique and distorted perspective of the subjects. It is a manual focus photographic lens that is compatible with aps-c cameras. The lens has aspherical elements that reduce distortion and improve image quality. It is coated to reduce ghosting and flare, which can affect the image quality. The lens has a wide aperture of f/3.5, which allows more light to enter the camera and produce better images in low light conditions.

The build quality of the lens is good, and it is durable enough to withstand regular use. The lens is relatively heavy, weighing 413 grams, and is 75mm long. It is important to consider the weight and size of the lens before carrying it in a camera bag.

Alternative options for fisheye lenses include the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM and the Nikon AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED. These lenses offer similar features and are compatible with different camera mounts.

The lens produces a unique bokeh effect, which is the quality of the out-of-focus areas in an image. The bokeh effect of this lens is circular and is produced by the six aperture blades.

The lens has a resolution of 180 degrees, which means it captures a wide-angle view of the subject. This makes it ideal for capturing landscapes, architecture, and other wide-angle shots.

The lens is manufactured by Samyang, a Korean company that specializes in producing high-quality camera lenses. The manufacturing time of the lens may vary depending on the demand and availability.

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

75 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. Weights 413 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary.

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2 reviews for Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye


    14.0 user rated as 4.19/5

  2. rated as 4.86/5

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