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Samyang 100mm f2.8 ED UMC Macro Lens - Fujifilm X Fit

This macro lens with vivid colour and soft out-focusing is the best lens for close-up images of flower and insects. It also can be used as a 100mm telephoto lens for landscapes and portraits.
  • New Or Secondhand: New
  • Lens is suitable for: Fujifilm X-Series Body
  • Fitting: Fujifilm X
  • PRIME
  • Telephoto PRIME
  • Macro
  • Filter Size: 67mm

Product code: 7709 (8809298884192)

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Product Details

Focusing on the Essence of Nature

  • X Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 150mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Internal Focus; Manual Focus Design
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • One High Refractive Index Element
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • 1:1 Magnification, 1' Minimum Focus
  • Non-Rotating Filter Mount
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Samyang Optics 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO is a macro telephoto manual focus lens designed for Fujifilm X series camera's. The maximum close-up magnification is 1:1. This macro lens with vivid colour and soft out-focusing is the best lens for close-up images of flower and insects. It also can be used as a 100mm telephoto lens for landscapes and portraits.

Optical Features

Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC MACRO has a low F number of F2.8. You may control the lens precisely when shooting under various exposure environment including relatively dark or too bright situations.

This lens features 15 lenses in 12 groups especially including a high refractive lens (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED) to minimize colour aberration and unnecessary light dispersion in order to offer high resolution throughout the image. Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimizes flare and ghost. With such optical construction, it has 0.307m of minimum focal length to film subjects in a very near distance.

Hardware Features

There are 9 aperture blades designed to be almost as a full circle when aperture is closed which expresses starlike ray clearly and beautifully. The frame of the lens is compact and solid since it is made of high-strength aluminium alloy so you can create trustworthy images. Also, detachable petal-shaped lens hood minimizes flare and ghost by sheltering lens from unnecessary lights.

Macro Telephoto Manual Focus Lens

The maximum close-up magnification is 1:1. It also can be used as 100mm telephoto lens for various purposes such as landscapes and portraits.

Bright F2.8 aperture

F2.8 aperture creates fantastic image with shallow depth and smooth focus gear ring allows precise adjustment.

High refractive (HR) and extra low dispersion lens (ED)

High refractive lens and extra low dispersion lens minimize unnecessary light dispersion and chromatic aberration effectively to produce excellent image quality.

Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) technology of Samyang Optics

Samyang Optics uses UMC technology to reduce flare and ghost as much as possible and get clear and fresh colour image.

Circular aperture with 9 blades

9 aperture blades create almost a full circle when closed and express ray beautifully as starlight.

Product Reviews

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Strong construction, Sharp focus, Quick focus, Good value for money, Lightweight
Practical Photography

Verdict: This lens offers very smooth focusing, though it is manual. It’s super sharp at f/2.8 and certainly rivals other lenses in this respect. The features of this lens are quite basic but it does what it says on the tin.

LensTip.com

The Samyang 100 mm f/2.8 ED UMC MACRO is undoubtedly a quite good lens. The problem? It’s hardly enough, especially if you take into account the fierce competition in this segment and its price, about 1800 PLN.

ePHOTOzine

This 100mm macro lens from Samyang is a very good lens indeed. It delivers sharp images, with low CA and distortion. Focusing is smooth and build quality is good also. Taking the excellent performance of this lens into account, it seems a shame that this lens is priced as it is.

Practical Photography

At a hefty 730g, this aluminium alloy lens is the third heaviest and second longest in test , owing to its whopping 15 elements in 12 groups. Historically, Samyang has favoured all-manual lenses, making them a great choice for serious videographers, and the same is true here, except for the...

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This lens is amazing, great value, sharp as hell. cannot complain abut anything. You need to be good at manual focus and ideally need to use a tripod to get crisp sharp images.

WEX

This lens is amazing, great value, sharp as hell. cannot complain abut anything. You need to be good at manual focus and ideally need to use a tripod to get crisp sharp images.

Wex Photo Video

I had been looking for a "proper" macro lens for my Fuji set-up, coming from Nikon with 200mm Macro in the past. I have the 60mm Fuji Macro but find it difficult to use (auto-focus is slow and manual focus is a pain). I stumbled across this lens in a G+ post and bought one immediately.

WEX

I had been looking for a "proper" macro lens for my Fuji set-up, coming from Nikon with 200mm Macro in the past. I have the 60mm Fuji Macro but find it difficult to use (auto-focus is slow and manual focus is a pain). I stumbled across this lens in a G+ post and bought one immediately.

Wex Photo Video

I needed a macro lens to start a project on make-up artistry and naturally went for this one as I already own the 8mm fisheye from this brand. These are very unexpensives for the quality and the results we are getting from it.

WEX

I needed a macro lens to start a project on make-up artistry and naturally went for this one as I already own the 8mm fisheye from this brand. These are very unexpensives for the quality and the results we are getting from it.

B&H Photo

I purchased this lens for my Sony A7 as I wanted a good macro lens. This lens is sharp and works well with the A7. Put the camera in aperture mode and set the ISO to what you want (do not use auto ISO) and the camera will get the correct exposure.

B&H Photo

IQ is fantastic. Images are sharp and crispy with plenty of contrast and color. Build quality is great. All mechanical parts have a good quality feel - focus ring is smooth and has the right amount of resistance and the aperture ring clicks nicely.

Castle Cameras

Great lens for price - doubles as portrait

B&H Photo

You have to make changes to the camera settings in the menu so that exposure will occur without a lens attached. I felt that this is awkward and you have to remember to reset it for use with other lenses. I returned the lens.

For macro, this is an ideal manual lens. Lightweight, easy to focus. Very sharp detailed pictures

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