The Samyang 85 mm f/ 1.4 Aspherical IF
Diagonal angle of view 28.3°
The optic scheme include hybrid aspherical lens.
Multilayer anti-reflective coating
Diameter 72.2 mm
The Samyang85 mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF is a portrait full frame fast prime lens with manual focusing. It is remarkable for its high resolution and low price.
It is based on the Vivitar Series 1 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF lens.
Vignetting at maximum apertures reaches 1.8EV. Chromatic aberration is slight Resolution at the edges of the frame drops at f/1.4-2.8, but nevertheless remains at a high level.
The new version of the Samyang AE85 mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCis designed for the Nikon F bayonet mount only and has contacts to transmit exposure settings data to an EXIF file. Its optical scheme has not been changed.
Samyang lenses may come under other brand names: Walimex , Rokinon, Opteka, Falcon, Vivitar, Bower.
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Posted by: dv Date of publication: 24.02.2011