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Alice in Wonderland | Garden of Lights | Samyang 24mm T1.5 November 25, 2020

It might sound weird but I’ve never read a book or watched the cartoon “Alice in Wonderland”. Until this year. And thanks to my daughter and also the temporary exhibition in my city (Cracow) I plunged for a couple of hours into a fairy-tale world. Again I used my Samyang 24mm T1.5 cine lens with my Sony a7 III camera. This time in low light conditions. Extremely hard to focus while having the aperture set to F1.5, because the lens…

I used my SAMYANG 24mm lens again… RACŁAWKI VALLEY November 6, 2020

Here are my new reflections on the Samyang 24mm T1.5 manual cine lens with the Sony a7III body: 1) It is much more efficient for closeups.2) Extremely hard to focus with F1.5-2.8 especially on a distant objects.3) Weird flares which may be useful as part of an artistic vision and less useful whenever you need to have a clean shot.4) Wider shots may seem a little bit too soft. I should say this lens is still a great choice for…

MANUAL LENS… Do I Need It? February 16, 2020

5 years ago I purchased a Samyang 24mm T1.5 which is a totally manual lens. When I was wondering why I bought it at all, I couldn’t remember exactly what I was guided by. And then I finally realized that at the moment of purchasing this lens, I had a Pentax K-30 DSLR camera which was quite weak for video with a shi*y auto focus in video mode, that I turned off right after I turned it on. So I…

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