A sleek and versatile prime, the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens is a normal-length prime characterized by its compact design and bright f/1.8 maximum aperture. The optical design incorporates a pair of aspherical elements and one extra-low dispersion element, which help to suppress spherical and chromatic aberrations for improved sharpness, color accuracy, and clarity.
Features of the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens – Sony FE Mount
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
- One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
- Two Aspherical Elements
- Ultra Multi-Coating
- Linear STM AF Motor, MF Override
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
CLEARER, WIDER – THE NEW STANDARD IN LENS DESIGN TINY BUT PREMIUM
With less distortion than 35mm lenses and a wider angle than 50mm, the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens opens up a range of photographic styles and themes. This lens will deliver the high contrast and dimensionality typical of specialized lenses while retaining spectacular resolution thanks to an outstanding optical design. Photographers can take advantage of the bright F1.8 aperture, delivering blurry backgrounds, and the 9 aperture blades that produce striking sunstar effects, adding creativity to every picture. In addition, the lens is compact (5.61cm) and light (162g) so it is highly portable.
45MM IS THE NEW GOLD STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO FIELD OF VIEW, PROVIDING THE 53 DEGREE ANGLE THAT MOST NATURALLY FITS THE HUMAN FIELD OF VISION
The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens has been designed to provide the most suitable angle of view to imitate the natural human field of vision (53 degrees), and its design sets a new standard in lens craftsmanship. Freed from the design limitations of lenses for reflex cameras, and embracing the strengths of optical designs for mirrorless cameras, Samyang brings you a new breed of standard lens.
A NEW ERA IN LENS DESIGN – A LENS MADE ESPECIALLY FOR MIRRORLESS CAMERAS
Invented in 1888, the Double Gauss lens design is still used today, but it is not ideal for mirrorless cameras, which is why Samyang has developed a new kind of lens that smoothes over many of the weaknesses of mirrorless cameras through cutting edge lens technology, while enhancing the high resolution offered by mirrorless cameras. So try the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE to experience the incredible resolution for which specialized prime lenses are known, and take advantage of the high pixel count of your mirrorless camera with its innovative lens design.
DELIVERING CLOSER, CLEARER PICTURES EVEN AT A CLOSE FOCUS DISTANCE OF 45CM
With a minimum focus distance of 45cm, the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens offers you a feeling of intimacy which is crucial to taking close up pictures of babies and pets. At only 162g, the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens is so light you can carry it with you anywhere and everywhere.
ACHIEVE BEAUTIFUL BLURRY BACKGROUNDS WITH A BRIGHT F1.8 APERTURE
The bright aperture of the F1.8 allows many different expressions of photographic depth. A shallow depth of field provides the beautiful blurry background that highlights a subject and emphasizes its liveliness, while also providing a range of perspectives when portraying a variety of subjects like babies, pets, and food.
WEIGHING ONLY 162G, IT’S A PERFECT LENS FOR SMALL, LIGHT, MIRRORLESS CAMERAS.
The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens complements the strengths of mirrorless cameras. With 40 years of excellence in lens design, Samyang has created an optic that will give the photographer clear resolution without weighing them down. It’s a lens so light that it will fit in the palm of your hand, and so quiet that you can enjoy it in any situation.
THE IRIS MECHANISM USES 9 APERTURE BLADES TO CREATE BRIGHTLY DEFINED SUNSTARS.
With 9 aperture blades, this lens offers consistent, beautiful bokeh, and clearly defined sunstars when the aperture is stopped-down. Whether it’s day or night, those sunstars will add extra panache to any photo.
FAST, PRECISE AND QUIET AUTO FOCUSING
Never miss another unforgettable moment with this fast, smooth autofocus with zero vibrations. With its Linear Stepping Motor technology, you can experience consistent, internal autofocusing, which is fast and stable.
Specifications of the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 Lens – Sony FE Mount
|Lens Mount||Sony FE|
|Lens Format Coverage||Full-Frame|
|Angle of View||52.31°|
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.48′ / 45 cm|
|Optical Design||7 Elements in 6 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades||9, Rounded|
|Filter Size||49 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||2.43 x 2.21″ / 61.8 x 56.1 mm|
|Weight||5.71 oz / 162 g|