Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with KAF Mount
What type of photography is the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1x
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is compatible with cameras that have a Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax K-3 III Monochrome, Pentax KF and Pentax K-3 III.
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro is also available in Canon EF , Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F (FX), Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Sony E mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 123mm. It weighs 720g / 25.4 oz.
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro:
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro has a fixed focal length of 100mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150mm.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.31m.
Below are the 3 Macro Prime type Pentax KAF mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 HRI
- 1 ED element
- Ultra Multi Coating
Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Samyang 100mm F2.8 Macro Lens
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