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

reviewer#39923 date: Aug-18-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 16mm fisheye,
SAL2470Z
Samyang 14mm f2.8
Sigma 18 f3.5 zen
price paid:150
positive:nice small lens, sharp, fun to play with
negative:APSC, mine focuses past infinity, lack AF, exif data is not transmitted.
comment:Nice fun lens that come out once in a while. I enjoy it very much

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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