The Samyang 7.5mm f3.5 UMC Fisheye is a ultra wide angle fisheye lens designed for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras, such as Panasonic Lumix G, Olympus PEN / OM-D, and Blackmagic Design MFT camera systems. The Samyang 7.5mm lens (15mm, 35mm eqv.) provides a full frame fish-eye perspective with 180 degree angle of view. It has outstanding optical performance and offers amazing value for money. Features UMC multicoated optics, 9 elements in 7 groups and a 9cm minimum focusing distance. This Samyang lens is very compact and stylish, just 48.3mm length and a robust metal construction. Fisheye lenses give a unique fish-eye distorted perspective and makes it a very useful lens for making panoramic photographs and virtual tours with 3rd party hardware and software, or as a special effects lens.
Samyang developed a specialist fisheye lens for the Micro four-thirds system, namely Samyang 7.5mm F3.5 UMC Fisheye MFT. It fits with Panasonic Lumix G interchangeable lens series, and Olympus E-P, E-PL and OM-D series of mirror-less digital cameras. Samyang 7.5mm Fisheye offers exceptional optical performance. Offering an exceptionally wide angle of view, up to 180 degrees diagonally, the 7.5mm gives a unique fish-eye perspective and makes it a very useful lens for making panoramic photographs and virtual tours with 3rd party hardware and software.
Samyang 7.5mm fisheye lens is extremely compact, yet this new Samyang successfully combines the best features of highest quality optics and stylish construction, available in black and silver finishes.
The lens construction is 9 elements arranged in 7 groups, 6 bladed aperture, Dimensions: 48.3mm x 60mm, and lightweight at only 197g. The fixed, built in lens hood helps to alleviate flare from behind the lens.
As with all current Samyang lenses it features manual focus, but with such a large depth of field focus can be roughly set with to distance scale on the lens, or for very critical operations can be focused with zooming in to live-view which all MFT cameras offer.
There are no electronics on this lens, so when using on some models of camera, including the Panasonic Lumix G series “Shoot W/O Lens” (Shoot without the lens) needs to be set to ON in the cameras menu to allow shooting.
The Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye MFT lens offers excellent optical performance even disregarding its class and price point, and should be seriously considered for all Micro Four Thirds users wanting a special ultra wide angle fisheye lens for photography or film applications.
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens, lens back cap, lens cap.
Model: Samyang 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fish-eye MFT
Lens style: fish-eye
Focal length: 7.5mm
Maximum aperture: f/3.5
Angle of view : diagonal 180 deg.
Minimum focusing distance: 0.09m
Minimum aperture: F22
Number of diaphragm blades: 6
Auto focus type: none
Lens Construction: 9 element, 7 groups
Filter diameter: N/A
Dimensions: 48.3mm x 60mm
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