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8.9 out of 10

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye CS

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Reviews and Problems with Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye CS

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Overall 10
10

An excellent fisheye

John, Amazon
13 June 2014
  • Summary: The fisheye is a special purpose lens that most of us do not use regularly. I have very much enjoyed this relatively inexpensive fisheye with my X-mount cameras.
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Overall 10
10

Great lens

salah, Amazon
24 May 2014
  • Summary: Great lens for fuji xe2 And i had no problem with manual focus fisheye is easy to get focus Lens is quite sharp and good price
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Overall 10
10

Totally outstanding fisheye

B&H Photo
27 April 2014
  • Excerpt: In my view this lens is a little gem - if you like the fisheye projection this lens class has and if you're happy with ALWAYS placing the "horizon" (or what looks like it) in the middle of your pictures when taking a photo (be ready to use the NEX-7 digital leveler a lot and knee down often to get interesting views - see the two examples for more and less fisheye-y look depending on subject).I owned and frequently used the Nikon 10.5/2.8 and the Samyang 8/3.5 for Sony...
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Infrared Photography, Lightweight, Reliable
  • Cons: Nex-7 Purple Cast Issue
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Overall 8
8.0

The Samyang is great

Amazon Customer, Amazon
4 February 2014
  • Summary: This lens is sharp and fits my Fuji X-E1 perfectly, set at f/5.6 and focus set to 1 to 1 1/2 meter the camera becomes a point and shoot. I like to shoot up close so the fisheye is wonderful, it's not for all shots but shooting up close and personal it is perfect.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Fisheye for Sony NEX Series

Photodog, B&H Photo
6 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased this for my Sony NEX 5N and NEX-7 cameras. I was using the conversion lenses for wide angle and fisheye mounted to the original 16mm pancake lens. This lens is a true fisheye but doesn't allow for autofocus or auto exposure. This isn't a handicap however. The light gathering abilities and the wide depth of field more than make up for the lack of electronic connections.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens

Alister, B&H Photo
6 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Good lens for Sony Nex (5). Sharp, good build quality. Only con: No autofocus - only works in M Mode.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: No autofocus
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens, but not for NEX-7

Rhyacaus, B&H Photo
14 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Fantastic lens, very well built and great size for NEX. However has bad Purple fringing issues on NEX-7. Have tested on NEX-5N and NEX-3C also and no issues on this what so ever, fantastic sharp images.
  • Pros: Great size, Lightweight, Sharp images, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Purple fringing on NEX-7
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Overall 10
10

Super wide

Colin, Amazon
18 February 2014
  • Summary: This lens has a solid feel and is well made. The aperture adjustment ring operates very well with definite click positions throughout. This is a manual focus lens and the focus ring is a nice width. The focus ring was fairly stiff in operation but very smooth, a good thing perhaps as the focus setting will stay put as set.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Kimber Dmitry, Yandex
17 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Не советую покупать ни при каких условиях, выброшенные деньги.
  • Pros: Теоретически - фишай, глубина резкости.
  • Cons: Фактически негодный объектив. Пробовал несколько, два были просто ужасны, один показался приемлемым. Но и он жутко "мылил" при любых настройках, все фото в корзину, а кнопка фиксации кольца диафрагмы на второй день выпала и потерялась. Из-за этого в Москве отказали в гарантии.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

radius-v, Yandex
15 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Объектив с классным качеством съёмки, но средним удобством пользования
  • Pros: Оптическое качество запредельное (для такой цены особенно) в отличии от многих других фишаев нет замыливания на краях!, резкость там конечно падает, но остаётся в разумных пределах.
  • Cons: Сложно навестись на резкость через видоискатель. Возможно только у моего экземпляра, но шкала расстояний на кольце фокусировки вообще не соответствует реальности, например чтобы фокус был на 3,5м на шкале надо установить чуть меньше 0.7м, а при установке от 1.5м и дальше вообще уходит за безконечность и всегда получается размыто. Тоесть расстояния фокусировки все сильно смещены.
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