Samyang 12mm F2 NCS CS For MFT Reviews

$441.00 - $689.00 from 9 retailers
★★★★ 4.4
   7 reviews
Manufacturer: Samyang
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Reviews: 
★★★★ 4.4
 

Smooth Operator

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: An amazing wide-angle. Works perfectly on my Canon M5. Ideal large aperture for wide-angle astro landscapes. Sharp and well-controlled artifacts, even wide open at f/2. Very quality build. Only complaint is the six aperture blades - makes for less than impressive starbursts.
3 years ago

Amazing lens! Feels like a $900 lens

★★★★★ 3.0
Verdict: Amazing lens! Feels like a $900 lens! I love the stiff focus ring. The resistance makes it precise for pulling focus in video. If you want to pull focus in video, this is great! Keep in mind... This is a manual lens.
3 years ago

Genuinely Surprised

★★★★ 4.0
Verdict: When I changed from a Nikon based DSLR outfit to a Fuji X-T1 mirrorless recently I wanted a replacement for my well used and much loved Sigma 10-20mm f4/5.6. The thing is I never used the Sigma at the long end and I wanted something small and light to go with the dinky Fuji - in stepped the Samyang...
Pros: 
  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight
  • Sharp Focus
5 years ago

Samyang 12mm F2 NCS CS For MFT

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: A highly recommended manual focus fast ultra wide lens with very high utility per cost ratio.
Pros: 
  • Excellent lens for the price
  • Great for landscape, environmental portraits, and astrophotography
  • I list manual focus as a pro - this lens is a great hyperfocal quick-shooter
  • Lightweight and compact - my goto travel lens
Cons: 
  • Plastic in the outer housing and lens hood
  • Doesn't effect the operation or utility of a great lens
4 years ago

Superb image quality . Pin sharp details

★★★★★ 5.0
Verdict: Superb addition to my Sony A6000. As stated by many others no need to worry about manual focussing as everything is pin sharpe from front to back, from about f5.6 when your distance marker is set on the little line just before infinity . Use focus peaking on your Sony and jobs a good 'un.
2 years ago

REVIEW: Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS MFT Sample Photos

★★★★★
Verdict: Sample photos taken with the new Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Micro Four Thirds lens using the Olympus OM-D E-M1 , taken around Amsterdam. The lens is also available as the Samyang 12mm T2.2 VDSLR lens, with geared focus and click-less aperture control.
6 years ago

Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS MFT Lens Review

★★★★★ 4.5
Verdict: This 12mm wide angle lens is available to fit a wide range of mirrorless system cameras, including Canon M, Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, Micro Four Thirds, and Sony E mount compatible cameras.
Pros: 
  • Excellent sharpness in the centre from maximum aperture
  • Very good build quality
  • Compact
  • Low CA
  • Good value
Cons: 
  • Lack of autofocus may put some people off (although it really shouldn't
6 years ago

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