voigtlaender 15mm or samyang 8mm ?

Started Feb 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Elandreth Regular Member • Posts: 215
Re: voigtlaender 15mm or samyang 8mm ?

wll wrote:

I can tell you the Samyang (Rokinon) 8mm f2.8 fisheye has gotten great reviews.

Is there a difference between Samyang and Rokinon?  I didn't think there was, but when looking at prices, I found this:




The Samyang is $50 more than the Rokinon.  Why would anybody pay more for the Samyang?

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