Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye


Exceptional performance for cinematography with full frame Samyang 12mm fisheye

Manual Focus Fisheye Cine Lens

Samyang Optics 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye is a manual focus fisheye VDSLR cine lens designed for full frame sensor sizes.

VDSLR Cine Lens Features

Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye allows more delicate video work with T number marks. The focus gear ring is installed for follow focus system. You may change the aperture quietly and smoothly with the uncoupled aperture gear rings. Also, distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience.

Optical Features

Samyang 12mm T3.1 VDSLR ED AS NCS Fish-eye is a manual focus lens with a low T number. You may control the lens precisely when shooting under various exposure environment including relatively dark or too bright situations. This lens features 12 lenses in 8 groups including 2 glass aspherical lens (ASP), and 3 extra low dispersion lens (ED) to offer high resolution. Also Nano Coating System (NCS) of Samyang Optics is used to optimize the light penetration and minimizes flare and ghost. With such optical construction, it has 0.2m of minimum focal length to film subjects in near distance. Stereoscopic projection optical design delivers soft and stabilized fish-eye distortion effect.

Hardware Features

There are 7 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 aluminum alloy so you can create trustworthy images. Also, detachable petal-shaped lens hood minimizes flare and ghost by sheltering lens from unnecessary lights. Available for 10 camera mounts: and 3 extra low dispersion lens (ED).

Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up

Samyang 12mm T3.1 is one of 9 Samyang Optics VDSLR II Cine Lens Line Up for full frame image sensor sizes. The lenses produce the same image color and have a united location of aperture and focus gear ring to maximize the convenience when filming.


Aperture Range T3.1 ~ 22
12 Elements In 8 Groups (2 Aspherical Lens)
Focusing Distance
0.2m (0.66ft)
Filter Size -
Maximum Diameter 81.6mm
Mount Nikon F Canon EF
Pentax K
Sony A
Canon M
Fuji X
Samsung NX
Sony E
Angle Of View 35mm 180˚ 180˚ 180˚ 180˚ - - - 180˚ -
APS-C 124.6˚ 118˚ 124.6˚ 124.6˚ 118˚ 124.6˚ 124.6˚ 124.6˚ -
- - - - - - - - 97.3˚
Length(mm) 70.2mm 72.7mm 71.2mm 72.2mm 98.6mm 99mm 91.2mm 98.7mm 97.5mm
Weight(g) 510g 525g 515g 520g 535g 575g 525g 535g 530g
Gear Module 0.8mm
A 6mm
B 4mm
C 42.8mm
D 8mm 10.5mm 9mm 10mm 36.4mm 36.8mm 29mm 36.5mm 36.3mm
Focus Ring Diameter 81.6mm
Aperture Ring Diameter 70.4mm 73.6mm