Samyang announce a brand new 35mm f/1.4 lens to cover both APS-C and full-frame DSLR sensor sizes. The latest Samyang lens, shown on the company's stand at the Focus on Imaging show 2011, is anticipated to retail for the highly-affordable price of £320.
The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 IF UMC Aspherical lens is constructed of 12 elements in 10 groups (1 aspherical lens), has a 43.2° angle of view, minimum focusing distance of 30cm and takes a 77mm filter thread size. Almost whatever brand you utilise, Samyang will produce the lens for Canon EOS, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Pentax K-mount, Micro Four Thirds (Olympus & Panasonic) and Samsung NX fittings.
to Samyang representatives at the show, What Digital Camera can reveal
that the company is seeking a UK distributor to releases its lenses in
the UK. This could mean a wide variety of affordable Samyang lenses will soon become more readily available.
Construction: 12 elements in 10 groups (1 aspherical lens)
Angle of view: 43.2°
Minimum focusing distance: 0.3m
Filter size: 77mm
Mount: Canon EOS, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Micro Four Thirds, Samsung NX