Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Telephoto Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Fujifilm X mount cameras. Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is also sold under the Rokinon 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS name in some countries.
What type of photography is the Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS lens in a list form to help you determine 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
| Fast Aperture
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is compatible with cameras that have Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-T5, Fujifilm X-H2 and Fujifilm X-H2S.
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS is also available in Canon EF-M and Sony E mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS has a maximum diameter of 68mm and total length of 81mm. It weighs 344g / 12.1 oz.
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS has a filter thread of 62mm.
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS has a fixed focal lenght of 85mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 127.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Fujifilm XF 80mm F2.8 OIS WR Macro in Fujifilm X mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 7 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 ED
- 1 HRI element
- Ultra Multi-Coating
Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Samyang 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS
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