Rokinon(Samyang) 85mm f/1.4 Nikon Ai to m43 Lens Turbo

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Pasukun, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. Pasukun

    Pasukun Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 2, 2011
    Title says it all, Rokinon(Samyang) 85mm f/1.4 with Nikon Ai to m43 Lens Turbo.

    I wasn't expecting a miracle, it just had to be good enough, as I was both skeptical and hopeful at the same time.

    Well.. I am quite pleased with results I am seeing.
    Yes, it has issues, but they are something I can easily live with.

    I have prepared 3 sets of shots, where each set demonstrates focus on the subject and then focus on the background.
    Please keep in mind that, these are far cry from a scientific test.
    They are just mere samples, hoping for you to find them useful in your quest. :)

    Subject in these samples are a fan that has rough dimension size of an adult head.












    If you have any suggestion, question or would like to see different type of test shots, please let me know. :)
     
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  2. Pasukun

    Pasukun Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 2, 2011
    Since the forum resizes the image, you should copy and paste the image URL into a new browser window or tab to see in 2272px by 1520px resolution.
     
  3. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Dara
    Thanks for sharing this. I'm considering this exact combination. I'd be particularly interested to see what kind of subject isolation/sharpness you get shooting larger subjects at a distance of 15 or 20 feet.