8mm F2.8 II


8mm F2.8 UMC
Fish-eye II

  • low coma

    low coma

  • low Chromatic Aberration

    low Chromatic Aberration

  • low flare & ghost

    low flare & ghost

  • dim light

    dim light

  • distortion


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  • Canon M
  • Fujifilm X
  • Samsung NX
  • Sony E

Image Sensor size

  • APS-C

Much wider, yet much lighter Fisheye in the world

  • - 180 wide angle of view
  • - Extra low dispersion (ED)
  • - Ultra multi coating(UMC)
  • - Glass aspherical lenses (AS)

The Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye Lens is a high quality ultra wide angle lens.

It gives an immense field of view - 180 degrees, with a 12mm (35mm equivalent) field of view.

The optical construction of the lens is 11 elements in 8 optical groups including 2 aspherical and 3 ED elements for optimum optical performance. The aperture consists of six diaphragm blades with apertures available from F2.8 to F22. The Samyang 8mm fisheye features the latest generation multilayer anti-reflection ultra multi-coating (UMC) to minimise flare and ghosting. The integrated lens hood also helps to reduce flare from behind the lens.

Due to the very large depth of field produced by such a small focal length lens, focus can be easily achieved by simply setting the approximate distance on the lens scale. As with all manual focus lenses for critical or in very close focus situations you can use Live-View to fine-tune the focus manually. The Samyang 8mm F2.8 fish-eye lens is also capable of producing panoramas and 360 virtual tours, including full 360 degree images.

Fisheye lenses are also popular for special effects use where distortion, exaggerated perspective, or extreme depth of field are desired.

Samyang 8mm 1:2.8 UMC fish-eye is available in either a black or silver finish. Available in Canon M, Sony NEX (E-Mount), Samsung NX fit or Fujifilm X mount.

Featured Details
  • 180 wide angle of view

    180 degree wide angle gives you the utmost features of fish eye lenses.

  • Low dispersion

    Low dispersion lenses decrease dispersion of unnessarry light so that make aberration little effectively.

  • Ultra multi coating(UMC)

    We apply the UMC(ultra multi coating) of our own technology to reduce flare and ghost as much as possible and get clear and fresh color image.

  • Glass asperical lenses

    The adaption glass asperical lenses reproduce aberration to get high quality image in center and edge of frame and excellent contrast.

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  • ePHOTOzine- tested Sony NEX E-Mount version

    10th August 2012

  • After that, the Peaking function works with the lens so I can focus easily.

    By Marx Lives

  • Without the correcting software, vertical objects on the edges of the frame, buildings etc. are disto

    By Medical Marketing Maven

  • This is a keeper and highly recommended for those that like and know how to use a fisheye.

    By Albert J. Valentino

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