Samyang 135mm F2.0 ED UMC / Rokinon 135mm F2.0 ED UMC Q&As

Announced Jan 12, 2015 •
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Hello, I am doing more macro shooting, but find my 60 doesn’t have enough reach for many situations (bugs, mostly), and the magnification on my 90 and Rokinon 135/2 are not quite high enough. The 80 doesn’t give enough reach and is a bit more than I want to spend anyhow. I reckon my two options are: Adapt a 100 to 200 mm macro from another manufacturer. If I did this, I’d want aperture controlled properly, so either something like a Nikon AI or D (I have a dumb D adapter [Nikon 200/4?] and a...
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I'd love to hear from anyone here who's used the Micro Four Thirds version of Samyang/Rokinon's manual-focus 135mm f2.0 prime lens. I want more reach than my Panasonic 35-100mm f2.8 provides, and I could use an extra stop of light, too. The only alternative for me is Oly's 40-150mm f2.8 for reach, but it doesn't help me with low light. The Sam/Rok is manual focus, and it'd be helpful to know how easy or difficult others have found it to use with an EVF's focusing aids. I would be using it...
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I have a Nikon D750 with 24-70mm 2.8 & and 50mm prime. For portrait and wedding shots I was think of buying Nikon 85mm 1.8G, but it so happens while looks at all the reviews I saw this company called Samyang and its cheap too. So can some one advice which one I should go for? Nikon 85mm 1.8G or Samyang 135mm F2.0 Nikon AE? Both of them are exactly same price at a store nearby.
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I want a longer tele for portraits than my Fujinon XF 56/1,2 R (for outdoor portraits, to make it easier to get less cluttered backgrounds). Since Fujinon XF 50-140/2,8 is quite expensive, and still does not seem to nail the bokeh, I wonder if the Samyang 135/2.0 could be a decent alternative during the wait for a new version of Fuji 50-140? Is there anyone in this forum with experience of Samyang MF 135/2.0 on X-E2? Is it a decent combo? Grateful for replies, Sven
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