We want to give many thanks to all who have cared for us and have been with us all along. As many of you know, our company has specialized, for over 40 years, in manufacturing professional optical lenses. And, such accumulation of techniques and performance have successfully led not only to manufacturing and selling high-quality, interchangeable camera lenses, CCTV lenses, and others, but also to expand the brand power of “SAMYANG OPTICS” to different parts of the world. Considering customer satisfaction as our number one priority, our Samyang Optics staff members have been putting in utmost effort on developing new products and broadening the scope of our business with various optical products and application systems. Merging our long years of experience in this field with newly developed technology, we, Samyang, hope to become the center of optical technologies to better suit your needs.
Samyang, with its dear customers, aims to make constant breakthroughs and creative innovations based on its past history and accomplishments. While the competition for business continues to intensify, we seek hard to find our comparative strategic advantage, so as to establish Samyang as the leading brand in optical lens industry. That is, to set our sharp and accurate focus down on the constantly evolving world for future preparation, to take a more systematic and state-of-the-art approach, and to finally do our earnest best for fulfilling our objective. Samyang will offer ample amount of support towards administering the company’s business, from founding a communicating network among the company staffs to devising strategies to achieve the best work efficiency in the workplace.
We will continue to work towards creating the best possible customer value beyond the ordinary. We sincerely ask for your consistent support and interest, with which “SAMYANG OPTICS” will gleam and shine ever brighter. Please keep an eye on us while we remain steadfastly dedicated to building a profitable company that stands shoulder to shoulder with the world’s best optical companies.
Samyang Optics, President & CEO Hwang, Choong Hyun
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Samyang’s Guide to Achieving the Optimal Angle of View
The perfect spacing and distance are always necessary when shooting all kinds of subjects, including people, to give them a proper relationship with the beautiful space around them. So, what’s the exact distance that helps you best appreciate a work of art, or a photo?
The correct answer is the diagonal length of the full frame of a subject.
The best standpoint from which to appreciate the full view of a subject is the distance of the diagonal length of the subject frame. This wider angle is superior to standing closer at a 50 degree angle to get a more detailed view.
This notion of an ideal distance or view point is also applicable in the world of photography.
For still images, keeping a distance equal to the diagonal length of the full image surface is recommended. The full frame sensor of a digital camera is 36 x 24mm and the diagonal length is 43.26mm so any distance close to this number is nearer to the ideal than the currently accepted industry standard of 50mm.
Back when film cameras were common, 45mm was the industry standard and this continued as reflex cameras needed extra space to fit a mirror. However, as mirrorless cameras become more popular again, there has been a need to return to this industry standard…which is the impetus for the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE. With less distortion than a 35mm lens and wider angles than a 55mm lens, the Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE is a perfect lens for portraits, landscapes, architecture photography, and pictures of pets.