the sony 85 is possesed
I have the RF version and the Vignetting is super heavy wide open. Can easily be fixed in post but def annoying.
Keep a lens collection no faster than f/1.8. Half the weight, half the price, better in many instances. No point having heavy lenses unless you need them for some niche speciality. Only have exactly what you actually use on a regular basis. You'd be surprised how few lenses you need and therefore need to buy and therefore need to carry.
Less really is more.
I got the Samyang 24mm a few months ago for my A7ii, and I was impressed by look of the images, and the quiet focusing was a boon. This 85 looks like a bang for buck winner. The GM would be great, if I had more green to throw around.
Great video! Ive been looking for a new portrait lens. Think i figured out what i want to try!
I agree. Both Sigma Art 85mm and Samyang 85mm do as good of a job as the Sony, if not better in some areas.
Curious, would you mind sharing the brand / model of the chair used when sitting at your desk?
Nice, does the both have OIS For stabilisation
"Who shoots in to direct sun" (paraphrasing)
Well, there's this thing you might've heard of, it's called OCF. Albeit, this is Fstoppers, which are 2 amateurs pretending to know what they're talking about.
Step down to f/8-11 and get some killer backlight and flares and expose your subject using OCF.
Jesus Christ these videos are meant for retired people getting in to photography.
Excellent review , thanks.
fees like hes trying his best to allow the Samyang to win. when he does the autofocus test, why is the sony lens stopped down and the samyang one pretty wide open? that alone will make the sony one a lot slower.
He’s a beeper.
You get what you pay for. I guess as yang is okay for stills
U samyang fanboy
Amazing review. So clear and detailed.
Sony lens autofocus is very loud, but after a firmware update to the lens is so much quieter. Check the Sony official site for the new firmware for this lens. Cheers!
Hey genius lens reviewer...how about comparing the pictures side-by-side in when comparing lenses.
My zeiss classics don’t need any saturation most of the time. My Sony kit lenses let in less detail a saturation. My file sizes actually went up by MB with the zeiss too. I know it’s kind of a bad comparison but a lot of older lenses suffered from poor detail and saturation. I don’t really think that’s the case these days though. Pretty much all optics are insanely good in the current generation of lenses. It’s hard to get a bad lens optically. However build quality, ergonomics, AF, weight and customer support are all things to consider. Now do I think Sony gm lenses are worth it? Probably but I can save money on the FE 85 1.8 or the sigma for faster and better performance. I’d even take the zeiss baits over the gm 85mm. The price of the gm lineup doesn’t add up.. I mean the 85 FE 1.8 seems like the best bang for your buck. You should do samyang vs viltrox vs Sony 1.8 and Sony gm 1.4 (all 85mm). That would be cool. The viltrox is only $399.
When he stand behind the camera and test the AF in video recording. I know he is not only showing Sony lens doing better job on AF, but also showing Sony doing suck job on LCD screen. ; )
The Sony Did way better in the Video focus test... But not Double the price better lol
I have this lens, and I like it on my A7ii. But, I’d never get that lens for an a6000. I’d look for an actual 85mm “equivalent” that would be so much easier to tote about. . . isn’t that why you have an a6000? They are so wonderfully compact, why bulk it up with that heavy hunk of glass? Us full frame snobs are chugging around with huge Cyclops tubes of glass, while you a6xxx guys can run and jump with your wafercams, and still get amazing shots. Full framers are just short DoF geeks.
...and, yes, at f/1.4, it’s soft. At 5.6 and up? tack sharp, in the center, fer sure.
The later released Samyang/Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 AF(!) is amazing. It is as fast (or faster) focusing as the Sony 85 f/1.8.
my internet toggled down the video resolution just as the sample pictures came up. I just thought wow he cant focus AT ALL :DD figured it out tho
now it cost 400......
There is a native Samyang/Rokinon 85mm 1.8 lens for apsc sony e mount, it will be great if you could review it, it supposed to be super sharp.
I have this lens on my Nikon DSLR and it's shorter and at 1.4 CA is well controlled. I think they just inserted that mirrorless adaptor to make it fit on Sony cameras. That causes more CA and makes the lens longer. Besides the Nikon version has some sort of chip that makes your camera beep o indicate when the subject in focus.
Is this lens having trouble on focusing on subject. Seems its not doing perfect focus on ur wife. Ur so lucky to have a beautiful wife
We need the Samyang 85 presentation bud not Sony 85 ! Man man man !!
There are 2 versions of Samyang 85mm 1.4. check the other one as well
4:43 NPCs when you steal something
It is a fine lens for the money, the picture goes a bit green imgs.love/SY_lens?kたa but I consider that part of its character. Works just fine for photo and video. Build quality is good, is heavier than my other lenses but is very very bright.
Would this lens work well with my a6400? any opinions/tips. Looking for a lens for portraits/selfies really
Taking continuous AF paired with Eye-AF into consideration, makes the Sony 85mm f/1.8 the choice for me! Especially since I snared my minty used copy for $450 from Adorama.
want this photo @ 4:16
Sir plz reply I have a Fuji xt100 its a crop sensor I am thinking to buy a samyang 85mm f1.4 for canon I am going to buy a Fuji to canon manual adapter because samyang is only manual focus. I want to take full body shots and I have seen vids in 85mm lens in full body shots gets the perfect blur .. Do I buy that lens
127mm on a crop sensor, not full frame.
I think you should look for the Viltrox 85mm f1.8 for Sony. It’s a better budget lens than this Sammyang and it has autofocus 👍🏼
is this lens available in af version?
i have this lens and its really hard to get a sharp focus
Is this and the Rokinon 85 mm f1.4 the same?
4K subs! Thank you for the video so much it was really interesting!
My next lens
I wish Samyang would make this lens and the 14mm 2.8 for the Nikon Z mount cameras :'(
I'm so confused between Samyang 85 1.4 and Sony 85 1.8. for a7iii
Is the difference between the two massive?
I prefer going with native sony glass but then f1.4... at this price is just unbeatable...
Can you suggest the best option? Please
Thank you for this video❤️, can you please suggest a best lense for video and photos for sony A73?
Is it better than sigma 85mm 1.4??
I just can’t trust samyang to make a focus by wire lens. I barely trust their manual lenses to not fall apart lol. Maybe they are upping their game though. Idk. Sigma used to be terrible, now I’d say they’re number 1 in photography right now. Zeiss is getting a run for their money these days lol.
Also I love the whole weather sealing games. Like what about the lenses from the 60’s and earlier that are just fine. Also why does it cost companies more to include a couple of o rings that cost a fraction of a penny.
Could you update this review specially for video, and compare with samyang 75mm lens will be great! Thank you!!!
did you just speak norwegian at the end of the video
Everybody knows sony lenses are overprived garbage
Im sad to see it has poor video performance as I mainly shoot video
I would buy Gmaster lense because it costs more..
Those saying it's plastic, it's not:
"The aluminum body, designed with precision by mechanical engineering specialists, has only three spaces in its basic design. Weather sealing covers even these small spaces to effectively protect the lens from dust and rain. This protective design enables users to capture the moment outdoors in any environment, providing the dependability you need to keep shooting."
From Samyang's website.
07:07 I love how you were scared to drop your lens and nowadays you flip them with any problem !
Very nice video , can you please tell what camera you are using for filming this video? Thanks
I boughf one and it is incgedible good for the proceso.
sony focused at black box.. but samyang at white on white table.... is it fair?.. nono...It's unfair. you have to test as same situation... you had a mistake...usually cant focus at white part.. it's normail... ok?
Thinking about buying this lens. Apologies for the noob question but it's just to check - as the lens doesn't have a manual focus switch, i would be able to use manual focus through turning it off on my camera and then using the focus ring on the lens?
Bought it used $450ish. I wanna say great buy and can't wait to use it on my young toddler and new born son.
Nice review 👍
Best lens to hide gandgi in lndia😁
Sir kya samyang ka 85 mm lens 1.2 kisi v camera k sath use kiya ja sakhta hai ?
Sir video ke liye kaise he lens ????
Sir sigma 85mm pls
Thank U Sir samyang 85mm 1.4 pre wedding aur wedding me use karsakte hai, Kyuki Maiene padhatha ki auto focus Video Me teekse kaam nai karta hai please help me sir
Sir can I use Samyang 85mm lens f1.4 in my Canon 200D ?? In google it's says mirroless. And later if I shift buy a new camera like eosR. Can I use that lens too
Kabhi apko koi lens me kharabi dikhi bhi hai ? Sab to acha hai to kya sab khareed le ? Cut to cut opinion dijie ......ise achi pics canon 200d ke saath 50 mm wali pics ki jo vdo thi wo thi .....apko bura lage to sorry
Sir Muzhe 18/140mm lence Lena hai Jo sasti or Achi ho plz Muzhe AAP jarur bataiyeaga Manish sir
How about sigma 85mm f1.4 dg dn lens?
sir is lens k mukable g.master 85 m.m kaise rahega.., ?
g.master ka isse bhi achcha result mil payega sir , ? Sir g.master lens 85 m.m me 1. 2 Ki lenc aati h kya..?
Sir kansa Cemara hai
Samyang 50 mm good for videography ? Optical quality is good? Do you recommend it?
Sir , can we use samyang 85mm 1.4 on Nikon D7200 body..??
Sigma 85mm 1.4 DG DN E mount per baniye video
Gajab ka lens hi
Sir canon ke lens sony camera mee kese use karee
Amazing Job you are doing Sir.. can we go with Sigma 85mm 1.4 art ?
Sir es camera ki picture profile ke bare me video banaye sir maine ye camera kharida hai par mere camera me colour ache nahi aa rahe hai sir es liye ek baar app video banaye sir please ...
Sony a6000 me work karega
Hello sir m50 ke liye godox tt685 or v350c konsa lena chahiye