Samyang 8mm F3.5 Asph IF MC Fisheye CS A-mount lens review by boyzone

reviewer#10612 date: Oct-22-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tokina 11-16/2.8
price paid:315 USD (new)
positive:-Cheap
-Light
negative:-Manual focus
comment:Soft at F3.5, have to step down at 5.6 for track sharp.
DOF is very deep, is no problem for u to shoot under manual mode.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 38
  • sharpness: 4.53
  • color: 4.50
  • build: 4.71
  • distortion: 4.63
  • flare control: 4.34
  • overall: 4.54
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