Wednesday, January 16, 2013
January 17th begins a photographic and scientific expedition through the Arctic Circle organized by Polish Association of Amateur Astronomers and astronomy forum AstroCD. The point of the expedition is to observe, photograph and study aurora borealis in the area of Tromso in Norway. Equipment sponsorship is provided by Samyang's european lenses distributor.
Research project Samyang Aurora Expedition will take place between January 17 - 21. The expedition team of ten astronomers and photographers from the Polish Association of Amateur Astronomers of Katowice will conduct intensive studies of Earth's magnetosphere and aurora borealis appearance.
Direct report of the trip and photographs will be available on Samyang Aurora Expedition blog: www.aurora.samyang.pl
Post Date: 1/16/2013 8:58:32 AM CT Posted By: Sean
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC
is a wide-angle, full-frame lens fitted with the perspective control and tilt-shift functions. Its unique optical and mechanical construction makes it an ideal tool for architecture and landscape photography. The product is extremely useful to correct convergence of lines and perspective control. The optical tilt mechanisms enable precise control of depth of focus along with perspective control which can also be used for creative photography and perspective exaggeration, enabling photographers to shape the image according to their individual needs. Suitable for both digital and analogue film formats.
Optical design of the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC comprises sixteen lenses arranged in eleven groups, including two aspherical lenses and two Extra Dispersion (ED) lenses. These elements enable the lens to perfectly reproduce detailed elements and provide superior optical performance even when using the tilt and shift (T-S) functionality. Furthermore, each optical component has been covered with multi-layered, anti-reflective UMC coatings, which provide superb light transmission, high contrast and natural colours. With sophisticated optics and developed T-S function, the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC is currently the most advanced lens produced by Samyang Optics.
The tilt-shift function in the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC allows for smooth and fine adjustment of the focal plane by an angle of +/-8.5 and enables parallel shift of the optical axis by +/-12 mm. To make Tilt-Shift function even more seamless, both the lens mount and the Tilt-Shift section may be rotated on the optical axis. The Tilt-Shift section may be rotated left by 90 degrees (with 30 degree adjustment), while mount of the lens may be rotated both in left and right direction by 90 degrees (with 30 degree adjustment). Filter size is 82mm.
Available in Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony A mounts.Release Date: March 2013.
Post Date: 12/27/2012 2:31:15 PM CT Posted By: Sean
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
From Samyang: United Kingdom, September 25th 2012 - Samyang Optics is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Samyang VDSLR family, the 85mm T1.5 AS IF UMC VDSLR lens.
The 85mm T1.5 AS IF UMC lens joins the four existing Samyang VDSLR lenses, the 8mm, 14mm, 24mm and 35mm.
Optical construction is the same as a standard version of the 85mm lens. However this new VDSLR version is designed specifically for cinematography. As such it features focus gearing (allows control of the focus with the aid of a follow focus system) and a silent aperture ring.
Product pricing, available mounts and release date will be confirmed at a later time. B&H
Post Date: 9/25/2012 10:41:08 AM CT Posted By: Sean
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS UMC CS is an ultra wide-angle prime lens designed for use with cameras that have APS-C / DX sensors. Its extremely short focal length and rectilinear imaging system ensure a wide angle of view, amounting to 110 degrees (~107 degree for Canon version). As a result the lens is a comprehensive tool for architecture and landscape photography. The Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS UMC CS gives an equivalent focal length of 15mm (or 16mm in the case of Canon EOS) in 35mm terms.
All details concerning the optical construction and available mounts will be published at a later date. The lens will be available at the end of 2012. B&H
carries Samyang lenses.
Post Date: 9/14/2012 11:45:20 AM CT Posted By: Sean
Monday, August 13, 2012
United Kingdom, August 9th 2012 - Samyang Optics is delighted to announce three new additions to the popular Samyang family, all of which are dedicated for cine purposes.
Lenses with focal length of 14mm, 24mm and 35mm will be available over the coming months.
These lenses are based on the existing types dedicated for digital photography. The new VDSLR lenses differ with the inclusion of follow-focus gearing on focus and decoupled aperture. Such alterations allow the user to smoothly and quietly change focus and aperture / depth of field whist filming. Another feature is the visibility of the aperture and focus scale on the side of the lens.
Initially available in Canon and Nikon mounts. Due for release August / September 2012. Expected street prices will be:
14mm T3.1 ED AS UMC - £329.99 / Euros 409.99
24mm T1.5 ED AS UMC - £529.99 / Euros 649.99
35mm T1.5 ED AS UMC - £419.99 / Euros 519.99
Post Date: 8/13/2012 10:02:02 AM CT Posted By: Bryan
Friday, November 25, 2011
Samyang Press Release: Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS Utterly new lens with an integrated microprocessor compatible with Nikon DSLR cameras.
Kraków, November 25th 2011 - Delta Company, the sole distributor of Samyang products for Europe is about to release new lens - Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS with the Nikon mount. This new, improved version is to replace the previous model without a microprocessor.
Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS has been fitted with an electronic circuit, and just like other AE models allows for full control of exposure parameters from the camera level, and makes it easy to use i-TTL flash automatics. Owing to the integrated microprocessor, the light measurement system is effective in all photography modes and for all types of Nikon DSLR cameras. AE line additionally records exposure parameters and focus value in the Exif format.
Samyang 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS is the high-class wide-angle lens designed for DSLR cameras with APS-C/DX sensor. This really is a sophisticated optical construction based on ten lenses arranged in seven groups, including one hybrid-aspherical lens which reduces chromatic aberration level. All lenses are covered with multi-layered, anti-reflexive coating of new generation. Optical parameters are thus of the highest-possible quality. Warranty
Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS lens is covered by 36-months warranty. Price
Samyang AE 8mm 1:3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fish-eye CS – EUR 325 gross
Post Date: 11/25/2011 7:29:41 PM CT Posted By: Bryan
Friday, August 12, 2011
Post Date: 8/12/2011 11:28:04 AM CT Posted By: Bryan
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Samyang has announced that the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC Lens is now shipping: Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC already on sale! Delta company - the sole distributor of Samyang products for Europe announces that wide-angle Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC with Canon EF and Nikon AE mounts, has been released for sale today.
Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC is now available in two versions: with Canon EF and Nikon AE mount. The remaining models, i.e. Four-thirds, Pentax, Samsung NX and Sony Alfa are to be released at a later date. Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC
Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC is an optically sophisticated bright (f/1.4) wide-angle lens with focal length of 35 mm. It was designed to work especially with full-frame sensor cameras, nevertheless it may be also used with cameras featuring APS-C/DX and Four-thirds sensors. The device's optical construction comes with two lenses with high refractive index (HR) limiting its weight and dimensions. One aspherical lens (AS) protecting against chromatic aberration was also used. High-quality multi-layer and anti-reflexive coatings (UMC) increase the contrast and allow to generate more natural colours. Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC lens takes advantage of the so called "gliding lenses" allowing to maintain high image quality with minimum focusing distance. AE model, intended for Nikon DSLR cameras feature a microprocessor unit allowing to have full control over the exposure parameters and freely use i-TTL flash control technology. Data on focal length and available apertures is recorded in EXIF format. Warranty
36-months guarantee is provided for Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC. Price
Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC with Canon EF mount – EUR 399 (gross)
Samyang 35mm 1:1.4 AS UMC with Nikon AE mount – EUR 419 (gross)
Post Date: 5/5/2011 9:12:47 AM CT Posted By: Bryan
Thursday, March 17, 2011
17th March, 2011
Temporary shortage of Samyang lenses between April and May
Delta Company, the sole representative and distributor of Samyang products for Europe announces there may be some temporary shortage of Samyang lenses between April and May. This is due to suspension in deliveries of optical lenses produced in Japan by factories located on the area destroyed by the Tsunami wave which hit Japanese shores on 11th of March 2011. We will be informing our customers about any changes concerning availability of our products.
Post Date: 3/17/2011 10:14:22 AM CT Posted By: Bryan
Friday, March 4, 2011
In a press release issued today, the final version of the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC Lens
has been announced.
Post Date: 3/4/2011 12:39:10 PM CT Posted By: Bryan
Friday, October 22, 2010
"Samyang AE 14 mm f/2,8 ED AS IF UMC lens with Nikon F mount available for sale at the turn of 2010/2011
Samyang AE 14 mm f/2,8 ED AS IF UMC is due for release at the turn of 2010/2011. The lens was officially introduced during the international photographic fair Photokina 2010 in Cologne.
New Samyang AE 14 mm f/2,8 ED AS IF UMC featuring Nikon F mount, will be available for sale in just over two months time, that is at the turn of 2010/2011. Recommended retail price for the product has been set at €329."
Post Date: 10/22/2010 11:59:14 AM CT Posted By: Bryan
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