Samyang shows 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye lens prototype for Micro Four Thirds

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Samyang showed a new 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fish-eye lens prototype for Micro Four Thirds at Focus on Imaging Show (UK). The lens provides a viewing angle of 180°.

Press release:

Samyang 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fish-eye MFT
Prototype of the Fish-eye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras

Kraków, 7th of March 2011 – Delta company, the sole representative and distributor of Samyang Optics products for Europe, is proud to introduce the prototype of new manual fish-eye lens compatible with Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Samyang 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fish-eye MFT is a ultra wide-angle manual lens providing 180° angle of view. Apart from compact sizes, it combines the best features of the popular model with 8mm focus, providing the highest-quality optics closed in a compact and visually stunning casing. Samyang 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fish-eye MFT is the first model in the new series of lenses designed especially for compact cameras featuring the replaceable optics.

You can take a closer look on the prototype of our new Samyang 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fish-eye MFT during Focus on Imaging fairs held in Birmingham. Feel free to visit our stand located in the hall 10, sector Q12!

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  • ZDP-189

    Yes, at least it’s small. You don’t want a big fish-eye as you don’t spend all day shooting with it and after a bit you just want to slip it into a pocket and use another lens. 180 degress is fun. Just remember to keep the camera forward of your feet.

  • kjyuan

    so this is just a rehatched 8mm fisheye but a lot smaller.

  • http://tumbleweed-092.livejournal.com/ Slow Gin

    WOW! So compact!

  • Arthur

    Hope they’ll come up with a full frame 24mm f/1.4 and a 150mm f/2.8 macro!

    No need for AF on those lenses!

  • Artur Kozłowski

    Nice to see Samyang become another economical alternative to the big guns. Hope the Image quality will be acceptable…. That 35 f/1.4 looks pretty good with the aspherics and special glass inside.

    • kjyuan

      Well the sample images didnt seem sharp and was quite low contrast. But i hope real life samples will be bettrt

  • adasdas

    no….
    it is diagonal 180° not horizontal.

  • http://www.BogdanSandulescu.Ro fotograf nunta

    Well, looks like a very interesting lens. :)

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