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Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:28 pm

Playing with the Rokinon (Samyang) 85mm f/1.4

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A very decent lens, very cheap but "very" manual
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:05 pm

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:42 pm

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby UrsaMajor » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:01 am

Very nice shots, Doc.

My personal favorites are the second image and the last one, although it seems to me that the last one would have been even better with a little more space above the bird's head.

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby aster » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:51 pm

Hi Dr. Harout. : )

Congratulations, the lens is wonderful, although manual.
I truly enjoyed the amount of sharp details and the subjects. The subjects are very entertaining! : )) Love the bear that's resting its feet on the wall and sunning him / herself.

And .. the birds of prey look wonderful; amazing contrast and colour combination.

I agree with Tom that the last bird needs its headspace.

Thanks for the info and photo-sharing.

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:11 pm

Thanks Yildiz and Tom. I agree with you concerning the last photo.
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Birma » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:01 am

Very nice shots Doc - you seem to be coping with the MF holds very well :D . It will be interesting to see how the new Sony 85 and this lens compare.
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:25 pm

In a few days, Birma, in a few days...
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby bfitzgerald » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:30 pm

I like the look of this lens, the optics look good and it's fast..oh and the price is hard to argue with as well!

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Armen Gharib » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:45 pm

Here are some more pics taken in San Diego and Colorado

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Armen Gharib » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:48 pm

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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:54 pm

Nice shots with my lens...
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Armen Gharib » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:56 pm

I wish I had one copy of that lens :roll: we can sometime make an axchange with my 14mm Samyang :mrgreen:
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:42 pm

I'm going to chip this lens. I guess it's a must.
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Re: Rokinon (Samyang) 85/1.4

Unread postby peterottaway » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:15 am

Samyang announced at Photokina that they were chipping one of their Nikon lenses. So hopefully they will get around to making this a standard feature over the next few months.


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