Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samyang 8mm F2.8 UMC Fisheye lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye is also available in Samsung NX mount.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye has a maximum diameter of mm and total length of mm. It weighs 265g / 9.3 oz.
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye has a fixed focal lenght of 8mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 12mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 10 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 aspherical element.
Samyang 8mm F2.8 Fisheye comes with a built-in petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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