About Samyang 12mm F2.8 Ultra Wide Fisheye Lens:
The Samyang 12mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens for Full Frame Cameras is a new, affordable option for photographers to capture dramatic 180-degree views with exceptional optical performance and full frame sensor coverage. This lens allows photographers to appreciate high image quality with quiet, silky smooth and complete focusing control, making it ideal for architecture and landscape work. The ultra-wide perspective image created by this lens fills the entire frame, giving photographers the ability to produce panoramas, 360-degree virtual tours or images where distortion, exaggerated perspective, and extreme depth of field are desired.
The lens features an advanced optical design that includes three Extra-Low Dispersion elements and two A-spherical elements to control coma and chromatic aberrations, while its Nano Coating plus Ultra Multi Coating reduces flare and ghosting to assure high image quality in all lighting conditions. The lens is constructed of 12 glass elements in 8 groups, with an aperture range of f2.8 – f22, and it has a minimum focusing distance of only 7.9 inches.
The Samyang 12mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens comes with a removable petal-shaped lens hood and soft lens pouch, making it easy to transport and protect. The lens is available in Canon, Pentax, Sony Alpha, Sony E mount versions, and the Nikon mount version features an AE chip enabling focus confirmation with fine tuning, exposure control from the camera in Auto P/A/S and M modes, and provides EXIF data.
In addition to its extreme ultra-wide 180 degrees angle of view on full frame cameras, the Samyang 12mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens also has an APS-C picture angle of 118 degrees, making it a versatile option for photographers using APS-C cameras. With its exceptional optical performance, quiet focusing control, and full frame sensor coverage, this lens is a great addition to any photographer’s gear collection. Whether capturing landscapes, architecture, or creating unique perspectives, the Samyang 12mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens offers unparalleled image quality and creative possibilities.