Samyang / Rokinon Reflex 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS (Sony E / NEX)

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Samyang / Rokinon Reflex 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS (Sony E / NEX)

* Reflex lens (special bokeh, fixed aperture, ...)
* Infinity focus is almost impossible or a trial & error process. Even incremental adjustments of the focus ring will result in over- or undershooting.
* Alway re-check photos (adjust focus if not sharp - you will have to)
* Tripod & 5 seconds timer required (even with Sony IBIS set to 300mm)
* Sharp (if focus is set correctly)
* Suitable for bright light photos (not for low light)
* Very compact and lightweight
* Cheap

Biggest disadvantage: Even with focus magnifier very difficult or almost impossible to focus to infinity (compared to other manual lenses)

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Sony RX100 Sony a6500 Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS Sony E 10-18mm F4 OSS Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS +6 more
Samyang Reflex 300mm  f/6.3 ED UMC CS
Telephoto mirror prime lens • Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E
Announced: Jun 13, 2013
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