In a test I posted a while back, I demonstrated how the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 made abrupt changes visible on the edges of the frame during continuous autofocus. Till this day, no other filmmaker I’m aware of has written about this type of behavior – until now, that is. During his comparison of three E-mount… Read More
Final test of the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE.
Hate to say, but the Samyang’s autofocus might only be good for subjects that are keeping relatively still. Even walking very slowly, the lens just cannot keep up.
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A down and dirty autofocus test with the a7 III, firmware v.3.0 (both camera and lens). The Samyang’s a pretty chubby affair – it just barely clears the base plate on my Zhiyun Crane Plus – but is remarkably light for an 85mm f/1.4. When it comes to autofocus, the Samyang isn’t a speed demon… Read More