The Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens is a lens optimized for digital cinematography and as such provides a de-clicked manual aperture for smooth and silent adjustment and unified focus and aperture gears for use with follow focus accessories. Also, focus, aperture, and depth of field markings are on the side of the lens to aid focus pullers who typically operate on the side of the camera. Aperture is measured in absolute T-stops to provide accurate and consistent exposure across lenses and color rendition is matched with other Samyang cine lenses for consistency.
Features of the Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens – Canon EF Mount
- Aperture Range: T3.1 to 22
- Three Extra Low Dispersion Elements
- Two Aspherical Elements
- Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating
- Manual Focus, Internal Focus System
- Geared Focus and Aperture Rings
- De-Clicked Manual Aperture Ring
- 180º Angle of View
- Removable Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
Manual Focus Fisheye Cine Lens
Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens is a manual focus fisheye VDSLR cine lens designed for full frame sensor sizes.
VDSLR Cine Lens Features
Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens allows more delicate video work with T number marks. The focus gear ring is installed for follow focus system. You may change the aperture quietly and smoothly with the uncoupled aperture gear rings. Also, distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience.
Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye is a manual focus lens with a low T number. You may control the lens precisely when shooting under various exposure environment including relatively dark or too bright situations. This lens features 12 lenses in 8 groups including 2 glass aspherical lens (ASP), and 3 extra low dispersion lens (ED) to offer high resolution. Also Nano Coating System (NCS) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimizes flare and ghost. With such optical construction, it has 0.2m of minimum focal length to film subjects in near distance. Stereoscopic projection optical design delivers soft and stabilized fish-eye distortion effect.
There are 7 aperture blades designed to be almost as a full circle when aperture is closed which expresses starlike ray clearly and beautifully. The frame of the lens is compact and solid since it is made of high-strength aluminum alloy so you can create trustworthy images. Also, detachable petal-shaped lens hood minimizes flare and ghost by sheltering lens from unnecessary lights. Available for 10 camera mounts: and 3 extra low dispersion lens (ED).
Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up
Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens is one of 9 Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up for full frame image sensor sizes. The lenses produce the same image color and have a united location of aperture and focus gear ring to maximize the convenience when filming.
※ Size and design may vary depending on the mount of a lens
Specifications of the Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR Cine Fisheye Lens – Canon EF Mount
|Lens Mount||Canon EF|
|Lens Format Coverage||Full Frame|
|Diagonal Angle of View||Super35: 118°
Full Frame: 180°
|Minimum Focus Distance||From : 7.9″ / 20 cm|
|Optical Design||12 Elements in 8 Groups|
|Dimensions (W x H)||3.2 x 3.2″ / 81.3 x 81.3 mm|
|Length||2.86″ / 72.7 mm|
|Weight||18.5 oz / 525 g|