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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE Evaluate

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE
Introduction

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE (often known as the Rokinon AF 85mm f/1.Four within the USA) is a brand new quick portrait prime lens for full-frame Sony Alpha cameras.

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE is comprised of 11 optical components in eight teams, together with Four HR (high-resolution) glass components and 1 ED (extra-low dispersion) glass factor. It contains a rounded 9 blade diaphragm which creates a beautiful blur to out of focus areas of the picture.

It is also the most recent Samyang lens to characteristic auto-focusing, incorporating an Ultrasonic Twin Linear stepping motor for clean and correct autofocusing.

The Samyang FE 85mm lens boasts a weather-sealed design and there is a UMC Tremendous multi-layer coating to assist scale back flare and ghosting. It has a minimal focusing distance of 0.90m (2.95ft) and a most copy ratio of 0.11x.

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE is on the market now priced at £599 / $699 within the UK and USA respectively.

Ease of Use

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Weighing in at 568 grams and measuring 9.99cm in size, the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE is a fairly large lens given its focal size, though it is really about the identical measurement because the Samyang AF 50mm f/1.Four FE optic that we have beforehand reviewed.

As seen within the photographs under, it slightly dwarves the full-frame Sony A7 III digital camera that we examined it with, particularly when the massive lens hood is connected.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Construct high quality is great. The lens has a steel housing and a steel mount too. The optical components are manufactured from high-grade glass and aspherical lenses have been included to minimise aberration and pointless gentle dispersion. The focusing ring is pleasingly broad and ridged for simpler grip.

The lens additionally options weather-sealing to offer anti-dust and water-protection capabilities, a pleasant contact given the low worth.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Focusing is usefully inner and handbook focusing is doable when the MF mode is ready on the Sony digital camera physique. Full-time handbook focus override can also be obtainable when you select the DMF focusing mode as an alternative. There is no distance and/or depth of subject scale obtainable on this lens.

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE has a really broad focus ring given the general measurement of the lens. There are no arduous stops on the ends of the vary, making it tougher to set focus at infinity. Polariser customers needs to be happy that the 77mm filter thread would not rotate on focus.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

On the subject of auto-focusing, the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE is a reasonably fast performer, taking about 0.25 seconds to lock onto the topic when mounted on the Sony A7 III that we examined it with.

We did not expertise an excessive amount of “looking”, both in good or unhealthy gentle, with the lens precisely focusing more often than not. It has a quiet focusing mechanism, too, which makes this lens well-suited to video recording.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE ships with a tender drawstring bag and a big plastic circular-shaped lens hood. It accepts 77mm filters.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Focal Vary

On the 85mm focal size the angle of view is 28.9 levels.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE85mm

Chromatic Aberrations

Chromatic aberrations, usually seen as purple or blue fringes alongside contrasty edges, had been not an excessive amount of of an issue in our take a look at photographs, as proven within the examples under.


Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FESamyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Gentle Fall-off

With the lens set to its most aperture of f/1.4, there may be important gentle fall-off within the corners. Stopping-down to f/5.6 nearly eliminates this.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Macro

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE is not claimed to be a macro lens, with a minimal focusing distance of 0.90m (2.95ft) and a magnification copy ratio of 0.11x. The next instance demonstrates how shut you may get to your topic.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Bokeh

Bokeh is a phrase used for the out-of-focus areas of {a photograph}, and is often described in qualitative phrases, comparable to clean / creamy / harsh and so forth. Within the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.Four FE lens, Samyang employed an iris diaphragm with 9 rounded blades, which has resulted in very nice bokeh in our view. We do realise, nonetheless, that bokeh analysis is subjective, so we have included a number of 100% crops to your perusal.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Sharpness

With a view to present you ways sharp this lens is, we’re offering 100% crops on the next web page.

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