This astrophotography lens will open the Tiny series
Images and specifications of the Samyang astrophotographic lens, which is expected to be announced soon, have surfaced online. This 24mm lens with a maximum aperture of f / 1.8 will usher in the Tiny series.
Images and specifications of the Samyang AF 24 / 1.8 FE lens appeared on the eve of the announcement
The leak describes the new Custom Mode for astrophotography. “The lens can be focused to infinity for beautiful star shots. The focus hold button, which is also new, locks the current focusing distance. Users can also save the desired focus position and recall it later if necessary. “
The optical design of the lens has eleven elements in eight groups, including two aspherical elements, three high refractive elements, and two ultra-low dispersion elements.
The field of view is 83.7 °. The diaphragm has nine blades. The minimum focusing distance is 0.19 m. The 71 mm lens weighs 230 g. It is designed for filters with a diameter of 58 mm. The design includes five seals to prevent dust and moisture from entering the lens.
The announcement of the novelty is scheduled for April 9, and the delivery of orders will begin in mid-May. The price is also known, but so far only in Switzerland. It is equal to 577 francs.