Samyang’s 16mm cine lens
Samyang has unveiled a new VDSLR 16mm T2.6 cine lens. This means Samyang now makes 19 cine-style lenses. Thirteen are for DSLRs and six for mirrorless system cameras.
The new 16mm T2.6 will be available in June at a price of £529. The official info says:
Global optics brand, Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) announce a new VDSLR 16mm T2.6 lens, designed specifically for video shooting with uncoupled gear rings with T numbers. This launch adds one more VDSLR cine lens to the existing 12 lenses for DSLR cameras.
Since 2012, Samyang Optics has released its VDSLR lenses based on the needs of professional videographers. Satisfied with the image quality of Samyang manual focus photo lenses, videographers required the brand to customize the lenses with uncoupled gear rings and
T numbers for follow focus system and maintain the image quality. As a result of this new launch there is now a total of 19 video lenses: 13 for DSLR cameras and 6 for mirrorless cameras.
Inheriting the renowned image quality of Samyang’s wide-angle lenses, the new VDSLR 16mm T2.6 completes the VDSLR cine lens line-up. This angle of view is commonly used by directors of photography around the globe for its versatile usage for wide-angle, emotional scenes in film and videos. Along with the existing 14mm, 20mm and 24mm, this new 16mm lens will realise the delicate changes in the scenes.
The full range of Samyang VDSLR Cine Lenses for full frame sensors range from the 8mm fisheye through to a 135mm telephoto lens, for DSLR Cameras with APS-C sensor sizes lenses range from 8mm to a 50mm lens.
As a ‘Total Imaging Solution’ optics brand, Samyang Optics now offers 51 lenses: 2 premium XP photo lenses, 2 autofocus lenses, 19 manual focus photo lenses, 19 cine lenses and 9 professional video-cine lenses specifically under the XEEN brand.
- Suggested retail price £ 529.00 inc VAT
- Availability: June 2017
For full technical specification please see www.syopt.com