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Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro Lens

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Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro lens

Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro lens

Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro lens


Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro MTF Chart

Optical design

Samyang 100 mm f/ 2.8 ED UMC Macro optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S, Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A, Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), 4/3 (Four/Thirds), 4/3 (Four/Thirds), Pentax K, Pentax K, Samsung NX, Samsung NX, Micro 4/3, Micro 4/3, Sony E, Sony E, Canon EF-M, Canon EF-M

First year of production: 2015

Optical design: 15 elements in 12 groups

Features: Macro lens
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Average price: $550


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)

Additional information:
  • Macro Telephoto Manual Focus Lens
  • Bright F2.8 aperture
  • High refractive (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED)
  • Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) technology of Samyang Optics
  • Circular aperture with 9 blades

Samyang Optics 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro is a macro telephoto manual focus lens designed for full frame sensor sizes. The maximum close-up magnification is 1:1.

It has a low F number of F2.8. This lens features 15 lenses in 12 groups especially including a high refractive lens (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED) to minimize color aberration and unnecessary light dispersion in order to offer high resolution throughout the image.

It has 0.307m of minimum focal length to subjects in a very near distance.

There are 9 aperture blades designed to be almost as a full circle when aperture is closed.

This lens is sold under different brands: Samyang (manufacturer, Korea), Walimex (Germany), Rokinon (USA)

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Posted by: Andreas Lindemann   Date of publication: 04.04.2015

Mechanical quality5.001
Optical quality5.001
Pricing / Value5.001
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