Samyang offers 14mm F/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical lens

Sep 18, 2009 at 15:03 GMT

Samyang Optics, the Korean manufacturer of industrial optics and photographic lenses has announced a 14mm F2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical super wide-angle lens. It is designed for full-frame cameras, but works with APS-C cameras as well. It features two ED, one hybrid aspherical and one glass aspherical lens element. The lens offers an impressive 114° field of view on full frame cameras and 92.5° on APS-C cameras. It will be available from November 2009 in Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax mounts.

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Samyang 14mm F/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical lens

Cracow, Poland: Samyang products are on the market for over 40 years and distributed in more than 100 countries. High quality optics, modernity and precision is our maxim. Our products are designed for all photographers profiles, wether they are professionals or amateurs. We provide the tools the rest is your imagination. Be creative! Discover Samyang lenses like thousands delighted photographers all around the world!

Samyang Optics has officially announced the introduction of the new lens. Samyang 14mm f2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical will be released in late November for a suggested retail price of €259.

Sole distibutor in Poland - "Delta" presents the technical specification of this lens. Lens is suitable especially for full-frame sensor cameras,but works with APS-C cameras as well.

Optical construction is based on 14 elements in 12 groups. 2 ED low dispertion lenses, one hybrid aspherical and one glass aspherical which combine to minimize distortion and chromatic aberrations. Advanced lens optical contruction allows to deliver razor sharp images even in corners. Samyang 14mm f2.8 works perfectly even with latest high resolution full frame sensors. The lens is optically corrected what is especially useful in architecture and landscape photography. 114° angle of view gives an extraordinary possibilities in creating pictures.

In a market dominated by zoom lenses, it's certainly refreshing to see Samyang offering a new alternative,high quality and moderate price prime lenses.

Main features:

Samyang 14mm F/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical lens specifications

Focal length 14mm
Angle of view (Full-frame) 114º
Angle of view (APS-C) 92.5º
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Lens Construction

14 elements/12 groups

Number of diaphragm blades 6
Minimum focus 28 cm
Lens Mount

Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax

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