Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 announced
Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 lens announced
Canon EF mount autofocus lens
Samyang have announced a new autofocus 85mm f/1.4 lens for Canon AF mount.
- Image Sensor size: Full frame 35mm
- Focal length: 85mm
- Maximum aperture: F/1.4
- Filter Diameter: 77mm
- Minimum focus distance: 0.9m
- Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded)
- Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 groups (1 Hybrid Aspherical) Ultra-Multi-Coating
- Dimensions (max): 88mm Dia x 72mm L
Available in July for £600 (inc. VAT at 20%)
Lightweight autofocus 85mm f/1.4 lens from Samyang
The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount short telephoto lens with fast aperture and autofocus for Canon DSLR photographers. It sets new standards for portrait lenses, thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. This lens inherits the renowned image quality of Samyang’s other fast aperture lenses and additionally delivers quiet, fast and accurate autofocus, thanks to the upgraded dual LSM motor.
The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image. Ultra Multi Coating effectively eliminates ghosting and flare, whilst Hybrid aspherical glass and Samyang’s advanced lens technologies further improve resolution. This lens produces beautiful Bokeh and high quality images, it also incorporates weather-sealing to protect internal components from harsh environments.
The compact and lightweight design offers the portability and comfort needed for relaxed studio or location shoots. This lens is the ideal choice for photographers who want to capture every feature in high-resolution. The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF features both fast and silent Auto Focus, with a minimum focusing distance of 90cm. It is ideal for all kinds of portraiture, weddings and low-light event photography.
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens specifications:
|Model name||AF 85mm F1.4 EF|
|Aperture range||F1.4 ~ 16|
|Lens optical||Construction||9 ELEMENTS IN 7 GROUPS|
|Special lens||Hybrid ASP 1|
|Minimum focusing distance||0.90m (2.95ft)|
|Maximum magnification ratio||x 0.11|
|Number of blades||9|
|Angle of view||35mm||28.4˚|
|Weight without lens cap, hood||485g|
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