The Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF Lens in Sony E-Mount is an excellent value, full frame compatible prime lens with very large / fast aperture for Sony E-Mount digital cameras and camcorders, including full frame FE mount. The Samyang 85mm f1.4 is a manual focus prime lens, designed to give exceptional results at wide apertures. At f1.4 great images can be obtained, which is perfect for portraiture and low light shooting, particularly when mounted on a full frame Sony cameras.
The Samyang 85mm is also suited to cropped sensors, including APS-C / DX sensors, when used on a cropped sensors it gives approximately 127mm focal length equivalent. Coupled with the fast f1.4 aperture gives an excellent portrait lens for tighter head shots or working from a distance with cropped sensor cameras, or for shooting in various low light conditions.
Featuring 9 lenses in 7 optical groups, including one aspheric lens element for superior optical performance.
The bokeh (the character of the out-of-focus blur) is a primary concern for professionals choosing an ultra large aperture lens for shallow depth-of-field photography. The Samyang 85mm f1.4 lens design offers excellent bokeh quality of out-of-focus highlights when used near wide open such as at f/1.4 and f/2 helped by the 8 bladed aperture. Independent tests and users confirm the Samyang's beautiful bokeh character, surpassing lenses 4 times the price.
The Samyang 85mm f1.4 lens should be a serious consideration to all professional or amateur photographers requiring a fast prime lens, regardless of budget. When the low cost of the lens is considered it should not be overlooked for amateur use, or as a primary or secondary lens for professionals wanting a dedicated, high performing f/1.4 portrait lens. Filter size: 72mm
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E-Mount, lens cap, lens pouch, back cap
Manufacturer Samyang Optics Model 85mm f/1.4 IF MC Aspherical Lens type Short telephoto prime lens Focal length 85mm Maximum aperture f1.4 Min aperture f/22 Angle of view 28.5 deg (18.9 deg for APS-C/DX) Min focusing distance 1m No. of diaphragm blades 8 Focus type MF (Manual Focus only) Lens construction 9 elements / 7 groups / 1 aspherical lens Dimensions 78mm x 72.2mm Weight ~ 513 Filter Size: 72mm
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