Rokinon/Samyang RF 85 1.4

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Genobkk Regular Member • Posts: 223
Re: Rokinon/Samyang RF 85 1.4

tkbslc wrote:

andyus08 wrote:

I'm in the same boat, but since Canon RF 85mm f2 IS released, I'd wait for Canon brand (pretty much in the same price range). I have R6 and EF 135mm L which I really like. I can get sharp image with 1/30 or 1/60 due to IBIS in camera. So with Canon RF 85mm f2 IS, it's even better. YMMV.

f1.4 vs f2 is a pretty HUGE difference.

It's kind of like saying you'd be better off with a 70-200 f2.8 IS over your 135L because it is stabilized.

It might be true for some, but there are definite advantages to a faster aperture.

I am thinking the f1.4 may make up for the lack of stabilization at f2, am I correct in this thinking?   With the 1.4 it lets in more light so I can get faster shutter speeds.   I have not seen any IQ comparisons to the new canon RF 85 f2 yet but early reviews was positive.

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