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Viltrox 85mm vs Samyang 85mm

Damian Brown Compared the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM vs the Samyang 85mm f/1.8 ED UMC. Below is a summary of his findings and his individual lens reviews: The Samyang is about 200g lighter and it’s smaller than the Viltrox Samyang 65mm minimum focus distance Viltrox  80mm Samyang min aperture f/22 Viltrox f/16 Filter size 62mm […]

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Rokinon 85mm f/1.8 Preorders Start

The Rokinon 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Fujifilm can be preordered at B&H Photo and Adorama.

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Samyang MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS Pre-Orders Start

The Samyang MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is now available from B&H Photo and Adorama. It should be available at Amazon soon.

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Samyang MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS Announced

Samyang announced an 85mm f/1.8 manual focus lens that will be sold in the US under the Rokinon name as the Rokinon MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS. The lens will be available in September and retail for $399. Specifications Specifications 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS Aperture Range F1.8 to F22 Opical Construction 9 Elements in […]

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Samyang MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Samyang Press Release Samyang unveils the MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS lens for mirrorless cameras with APS-C crop sensors Samyang Optics launches a new manual-focus lens for mirrorless shooters: The MF 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is designed for use with APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras in the following mounts: Sony E, Fujifilm X, Canon M, and Micro-Four-Thirds. […]

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Samyang AF for X-Mount?

In an Interview with focus-numerique Mr. Jeong Min Shin, head of product planning at Samyang said in an interview “We also believe in Fujifilm and Micro 4/3, but these markets are not very important” When asked about AF lenses for other systems. Samyang probably doesn’t want to compete on these systems at this time because they already […]

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