|UMC||The multi-layer coating is applied to the surface of lens elements. It boosts light transmission, ensures sharp and high contrast images, minimizes ghosting and flares.|
|FISHEYE||Fisheye lens designed to provide 180-degree field of view.|
|II||Second version of the lens.|
|Position in the lineup|
|Samyang 8mm F/2.8 UMC Fisheye II (Bower, Rokinon, Walimex Pro)||Mar 2014||⊗|
|Samyang 8mm F/2.8 UMC Fisheye (Bower, Rokinon, Walimex Pro)||Jun 2012||⊗|
|Lens construction:||11 elements in 8 groups, including:|
|Number of blades:||6|
|Closest focusing distance:||30 cm|
|Weight:||E: 265 g|
|X: 275 g|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||E: Ø60 x 64.5 mm|
|X: Ø60 x 64.8 mm|
|Materials:||High-quality plastic barrel|
|Filter size:||No thread|
Design and Features
The updated version with improved optical design.
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of high-quality plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
Focusing must be performed manually using the focusing ring located on the lens barrel.
Due to the prominent convex profile of the front element the lens does not have a filter thread.
The lens has no CPU and does not transmit EXIF data to the camera.
|User Manual. English, Adobe PDF, 6 MB|
Alternatives (MF, 7..9 mm)
|Samyang 8mm F/2.8 UMC Fisheye (Bower, Rokinon, Walimex Pro)||2012||⊗|