The Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO Cine Lens is the cine / video version of the Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO lens featuring the same excellent optics, but with integrated gearing for video rigs with follow focus systems. Full frame compatible, suitable for cameras and interchangeable lens camcorders fitted with 24x36mm (full frame) or smaller sensors. This is also part of the VDSLR II cine lens line up featuring reproduction the same image colour and same placement / location of aperture and focus gear ring to maximize the convenience when filming. Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO allows more controlled video work with T number marks and focus gear ring installed for follow focus system allowing quiet and smooth control of the uncoupled aperture and smooth focus. Also, distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience.
1:1 reproduction ratio for stunning close up and macro and creative photography. Featuring vivid colour reproduction and soft out of focus highlights (bokeh) is an ideal lens for close-up images of flower and insects, or capturing head and shoulder portraits, or general medium distance work.
This lens features 15 lens elements in 12 groups including a high refractive lens (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED) to minimize colour aberration and other artefacts in order to achieve maximum resolution and image quality throughout the image. Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimizes flare and ghost. Features close focusing down to 0.307m.
The 9 aperture blades offer beautiful natural bokeh even when stopped down. The frame of the lens is compact and solid and constructed from high-strength aluminium alloy. The Samyang 100 Macro VDSLR lens features a removable / detachable lens hood to minimises flare and ghosting.
Initially expected to be released in Canon, Nikon, Sony E and MFT mounts. Full range of mounts will include Canon EF, Nikon F (AE), Sony A, Sony E mount, Pentax K, Fujifilm X, Canon M, Samsung NX, Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
Manufacturer Samyang Optics
Model Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC MACRO (VDSLR II CINE LENS)
Lens type Macro lens - full frame compatible
Focal length 100mm
Maximum aperture T3.1
Min aperture T32
Angle of view 24.8 degrees (full frame) 16.4degrees(APS-C)
Min focusing distance 0.3m
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (circular blades)
Focus type MF (Manual Focus only)
Lens construction 15 elements in 12 groups, with high refractive lens (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED)
Dimensions 72.5mm diameter, length 120 to 150mm (approx, dependent on mount)
Weight 730g (approx, dependent on mount)
Lens hood: Detachable
Filter Size: 67mm
Available mounts Canon EF, Nikon F (AE), Sony A, Sony E mount, Pentax K, Fujifilm X, Canon M, Samsung NX, Four Thirds and MFT