Samyang Optics today unveiled a new addition to their VDSLR lens line-up. It is the Samyang VDSLR 16mm T2.6 lens designed specifically for video shooting with DSLR cameras.
This is an affordable wide-angle lens offering a traditional distance scale with depth-of-field marks and built in follow focus gearing on both the focus and aperture rings.
This launch adds one more VDSLR cine lens to the existing 12 lenses for DSLR cameras. It will be available from June with a price of £529.
Samyang Introduces VDSLR 16mm T2.6
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.
Visit the Samyang website for more information.