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Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye
9.4 out of 10

Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye

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Reviews and Problems with Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-eye

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Overall 10
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Lovely little fisheye lens from Samyang

Jean-Yves HERVE, Amazon
1 March 2015
  • Summary: I love fisheye lenses; I own the 8mm Samyang fisheye for Canon EF-S mount and had great fun with it. This one is even better! Because it's so tiny, mounted on my Panasonic GX7, it's really easy to position it in interesting location.
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Overall 10
10

A favorite lens, unexpectedly useful

Ex Machina, Amazon
19 February 2015
  • Summary: I have the Rokinon version of this lens, another brand is Bower, all are actually made by Samyang. I also use it on a GX7 and I have to say I have a completely different experience than the one-star reviewer -- this lens is super-sharp and has become one of the favored lenses in my kit.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

carol, Amazon
29 October 2014
Overall 10
10

Highly recommended!

Adorama
3 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I've been using this lens for about 6 months now, first on an Olympus E-PM1 and later on an E-M5. I can't say a bad thing about it! I love the super wide field of view. I love the feel of the focus ring and the aperture ring. Best of all, this lens is sharp!
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Fun, Lightweight, Reliable, Sharp, Versatile
  • Cons: Distortion, Small
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Overall 10
10

Sold under different names

Alan deLespinasse, Amazon
7 September 2013
  • Summary: I just want to point out that this lens is sold under at least three different brand names: Samyang, Bower , and Rokinon . (The other reviewer mentioned ProOptic, but I didn't find that in an Amazon search, so I guess it's no longer sold under that name.
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Overall 10
10

Best value for m43rds fisheye lenses

mnmnyuen, B&H Photo
22 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I have been looking at the following Fisheye lens in the m43rds format: Pany Fisheye Pany Fisheye converter for 14mm Samyang Fisheye The converter makes the 14mm about an 11mm, which isn't as wide as the Samyang at 7.5mm, and the Samyang is much cheaper than the Pany Fisheye (nearly half the cost),...
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Overall 10
10

Lots of fun and does nice senics

Jblk9695, B&H Photo
19 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I use this little lens on a Oly Epl1 and on a Pany G1 with really pleasing results. Lots of fun to just play around with, just don't forget to change the focus if your getting up close to your subject. Works very well for senics, has very nice color, a bit on the warm side but I like that.
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Overall 10
10

Very Good Fisheye Lens for M43 Cameras

Sandia Keith, Amazon
2 January 2012
  • Summary: I personally like this lens for a very wide field of view. Distorted, Yes, it's a fisheye. I use it on an Olympus OM-D E-M5, and really just have to play with some small adjustment. As a matter of fact, it will work on this camera when put on, with out a fuss.
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Overall 10
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Solid performer

Michigan BADMO, Amazon
2 January 2012
  • Summary: Well built, great optics, and a good value for the money. 100% satisfied with this lens. I am a professional photographer with very high standards that were met by this lens.
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Overall 10
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It's a great lens with exceptional quality

San Weng, Amazon
2 January 2012
  • Summary: It's a great lens with exceptional quality. I am not a professional so I can only comment on photo I took for personal trips, the side are severely distorted as one would expect from a fish eye lens, but I use it for landscape so the distortion is less visible.
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