Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC A-mount lens review by CharlesMorrison

reviewer#10253 date: May-31-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:
missing
price paid:250
positive:Sharp
Good colors
negative:Strong light fall-off
comment:My copy had too much light fall off and was not even usable. You can't focus if everything is black.

A SONY SAL85F28 is the same price.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 38
  • sharpness: 4.83
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.53
  • distortion: 4.71
  • flare control: 4.34
  • overall: 4.62
Dyxum.com - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania