Samyang Lenses

Samyang 135mm f2 review

08 Aug 2016 Thomas

The Samyang 135mm f2.0 ED UMC is a top-performing lens. It delivers beautiful-looking images with excellent contrast and sharpness on a high resolution full-frame camera, even with the aperture opened to f2.0. In addition it has the very low longitudinal CAs of an apochromatic lens and offers a beautiful background Bokeh. And this all at a low price of…

Samyang 24mm f1.4 review

07 Jan 2016 Thomas

The Samyang 24mm f1.4 ED is a mixed bag: It can deliver resolution right up there with the best, it has little coma and low longitudinal CAs plus a smooth Bokeh - albeit with freckled specular highlights. But on the other side it offers no auto-focus and in all but the Nikon version it has no communication with the…

Samyang 12mm f2.8 Fisheye

24 Feb 2015 Thomas

Samyang's 12mm f2.8 is a fisheye lens available for Canon, Nikon, Sony (A and E) and Pentax mounts. Thomas checks out its full-frame quality.

Samyang Rokinon 7.5mm f3.5 Fisheye

19 May 2013 Gordon Laing

Samyang's 7.5mm is a low cost fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds. It may not offer autofocus, but the price is right!

Samyang 85mm f1.4

12 Mar 2013 Ken McMahon

The Samyang Rokinon 85mm f1.4 is an affordable short telephoto lens with a bright focal ratio that's ideal for portrait work. Like other Samyang lenses, it's manual focus only, but comes in at a considerably lower price point than similar lenses from the big camera companies. Note Samyang lenses are branded as Rokinon and…

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