Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE lens for astrophotography is now officially announced with a new Focus Hold function and LED indicator. The lens is tiny and lightweight, perfectly matched to Sony E-Mount camera systems.
The Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE weighs only 230g, measures 71mm in length and uses 11 elements in 8 groups (7 special elements – 2 ASP, 3 HR, 2 ED). It has a 9-bladed iris, 58mm filter thread and a close focus distance of just 19cm.
The Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens features a new function called “Custom Mode”, with an “LED indicator” for astrophotography. The “Custom Mode” can be operated through the newly-designed Focus Hold button.
Preorders should be online soon at BHphoto. Highlights from the Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Astrophotography :
The new tiny lens is designed for landscape and astrophotography photographers. Thanks to its compact size and light weight with minimized coma and short minimum focusing distance, you can enjoy photography day and night. This lens provides outstanding corner-to-corner image quality from maximum F1.8 aperture and smooth and natural-looking bokeh. The new features of Focus Hold Button and LED indicator maximize the usability for capturing the night sky.
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Additional information on the lens is available here.
Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens Specifications
|Model Name||AF 24mm F1.8 FE|
|Aperture Range||F1.8 ~ 22|
|Lens Optical||Construction||11 Elements in 8 Groups|
|Special Lens||ASP 2, HR 3 , ED 2|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||0.19m (0.62ft)|
|Filter Size (mm)||Φ 58.0|
|Maximum Diameter(mm)||Φ 65.0|
|Angle of view||Full Frame||83.7˚|
|Length||71.5mm / 2.8in|
|Weight||230g / 8.1oz|
|AF/MF mode switch||X|
|AF Motor||Linear STM|