Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Pricing Announced

April 25, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses | 1 Comment |
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Intro2020 has announced availability and pricing details for the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens in the United Kingdom. Manufactured in Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony A. fittings - with Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Pentax and Sony E-mount versions coming soon -, the lens has an optical formula comprising 16 lens elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical lenses and two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements. Each optical component has been covered with multi-layered, anti-reflective UMC coatings, which are claimed to provide superb light transmission, high contrast and natural colours. The tilt-shift function in the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC allows for tilt and swing movements up to +/-8.5° and enables shift, rise and fall movements of up to +/-12 mm. The Tilt-Shift section may be rotated left by 90° (with 30° adjustment), while the lens mount may be rotated both ways by 90° (in 30° increments). The Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens will be available from mid-May, at a suggested retail price of £949.99 including VAT.

Intro2020 Press Release

Samyang Tilt-Shift 24mm to be released in mid-May

Initially announced at last year’s Photokina exhibition, the Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC lens, featuring perspective control function, will be released in the UK in mid May.

Source of inspiration
Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC is a wide-angle prime lens designed for full frame cameras. Its optics and mechanic features enable independent shift of the optical axis and lens plane tilt. This feature, combined with the Tilt-Shift section rotation function, gives unlimited range of image creation options with the use of perspective and depth of field. The lens is an ideal tool for landscape and architecture photography, but it is also a limitless source of inspiration for ambitious photographers who express their emotions in new ways, through unique perspectives, precise placed focal planes, corrected convergence of lines within the frame and high-resolution panoramas.

Broad potential
Tilt-Shift function of the lens allows for smooth adjustment of the focal plane angle (from -8.5 to +8.5 degrees) and parallel shift of the lens optical axis by ±12 millimetres. Sections responsible for tilt-shift function may be rotated to the left by 30, 60 or 90 degrees against each other and the bayonet mount may also be independently rotated to the right by ± 90 degrees, also at 30 degrees increments.

Technical precision
The wide range of functionalities of this Tilt-Shift lens required designing sophisticated optics based on the highest quality elements. The lens features sixteen elements divided into eleven groups that include two aspherical lenses (ASP), to prevent spherical aberration effect, and two lenses made of low dispersion glass to reduce chromatic aberration. Each lens is covered with multi-layer anti-reflective UMC coatings that provide perfect light transmission, high contrast and faithful colour reproduction.

The Samyang T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC will be released in Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony A. fittings. Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Pentax and Sony E fittings will be available at a later date.
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Suggested retail price £949.99 inc VAT.

For further details please contact Intro2020 on 01628 674411 or visit the Samyang website at: http://www.samyang.co.uk



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#1 Paul Johnson

I'm very tempted by this as its much more affordable than the Cannon. 3rd party lens manufacturers are certainly getting their act together and must be making an impact of Canon/Nikon lens sales especially in today's economy.

11:12 am - Saturday, April 27, 2013