Samyang Optics today announced their first macro lens systems to be used for full frame sensors with 1:1 life-sized reproduction ratio:
- Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO lens for portraits and landscapes.
- Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO cine lens for professional close-up videos, such as the sample video shown here:
Samyang Optics Unveils 100mm Macro-Telephoto Photo and Cine Lens
April 2, 2015, Seoul, Korea – The global optics brand, Samyang Optics (http://www.syopt.com) today announced macro lenses for full frame sensors with 1:1 life-sized reproduction ratio – Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO lens and 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO cine lens. These new products will be the first macro systems, housed under the 40 years Samyang’s class-leading core optics technologies.
Focusing on the Essence of Nature – Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro Photo
The Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO photo lens realizes 1:1 life-sized image with superior image quality. It enables to capture the essence of nature with the minimum focusing distance of 0.3m (1 feet). It is a versatile lens which can be used both as macro lens for close-ups and telephoto lens for portraits and landscapes. The bright F2.8 aperture offers the best level quality images under various exposure conditions.
Free Your Action! – Samyang 100mm T3.1 Macro Cine
The Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO cine lens is the ideal lens for close-up videos with greater quality. This lens is optimally designed for professional follow focus system thanks to the quiet and smooth uncoupled focus and aperture gear rings. Also, the distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience when filming. Also, the Samyang 100mm T3.1 lens is one of Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up which produces the matched image color and has identical location of aperture and focus gear rings.
Based on exceptional optical technology of Samyang Optics, the Samyang 100mm series features 15 glasses in 12 groups, including high refractive lens (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED) to minimize the unnecessary light dispersion and deliver high resolution throughout center to corner of image. Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimize flare and ghost. The Samyang 100mm series comes in 10 camera mounts: Canon EOS, Nikon, Pentax, Sony ∝, Sony E, Fujifilm X, Canon M, Samsung NX, Four-Thirds, and MFT.
The Samyang 100mm series will be available globally from the end of April 2015. Suggested retail price is 100mm F2.8 for EUR 549 and 100mm T3.1 for EUR 599.
For more information, please visit Samyang Optics official website (http://www.syopt.com), Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/samyangoptics) and Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/samyanglensglobal).