The Samyang 12mm T3.1 ED AS NCS manual focus fisheye lens for cinematography features excellent optics and a de-clicked manual aperture ring for silent, precise focus adjustment and use with video rigs with follow focus systems. The lens provides a 180° angle of view and bright T3.1 aperture to allow more control over depth of field and maximise light transmission to ensure natural-looking shots in low light situations. The distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience. The ultra-wide angle of view provides a slightly distorted perspective and is useful for architectural interiors, landscapes and creative experimentation in any application.
Exceptional performance for cinematography
- Extra low dispersion lens (ED)
- Glass aspherical lens (ASP)
- Nano Coating System (NCS) of Samyang Optics
- Circular aperture with 7 blades
- Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up
Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye is a manual focus lens with a low T number. You may control the lens precisely when shooting under various exposure environment including relatively dark or too bright situations. This lens features 12 lenses in 8 groups including 2 glass aspherical lens (ASP), and 3 extra low dispersion lens (ED) to offer high resolution. Also Nano Coating System (NCS) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimizes flare and ghost. With such optical construction, it has 0.2m of minimum focal length to film subjects in near distance. Stereoscopic projection optical design delivers soft and stabilized fish-eye distortion effect.
There are 7 aperture blades designed to be almost as a full circle when aperture is closed which expresses starlike ray clearly and beautifully. The frame of the lens is compact and solid since it is made of high-strength aluminum alloy so you can create trustworthy images. Also, detachable petal-shaped lens hood minimizes flare and ghost by sheltering lens from unnecessary lights. Available for 10 camera mounts: Canon, Canon M, Nikon, Pentax, Sony ?, Sony E, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Four-Thirds, MFT.
Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up
Samyang 12mm T3.1 is one of 9 Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up for full frame image sensor sizes. The lenses produce the same image color and have a united location of aperture and focus gear ring to maximize the convenience when filming.