Samyang 500mm f/8 Preset Telephoto

Samyang 500mm f/8 Preset Telephoto

Lens Summary

Brand: Samyang

Also Known As: Samyang 500mm f/8

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: T-Mount

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $110

Made in: South Korea

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This 500mm f/8.0 Preset Telephoto T-mount Lens from Samyang is a capable, budget-friendly T-mount lens for anyone shooting subjects at long distance, including sports and wildlife photographers. It\'s a solidly built, easy to use telephoto lens that will focus as close as 33\' (10m). The aperture range is f/8.0 to f/32.0 for flexibility in varied lighting conditions and with fully multi-coated, low-dispersion optical glass you can expect sharp, high-contrast images. Camera functions such as TTL metering, aperture priority and automatic and manual metering are retained with this lens

Samyang 500mm f/8 Preset Telephoto Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length500mm
Mount TypeT-Mount
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/8
Minimum Aperturef/32
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)
Optical Information
Lens Elements4
Lens Groups4
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance10.06m
Filter Information
Filter Size67mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-On
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialPlastic
Tripod CollarYes
Dimensions70 x 298mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack or White

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Ken Pickersgill

What a pleasant surprise, I got this lens to use on Panasonic Lumix G80 Micro 4/3 body for Moon/Planet shots. The day of arrival was dull and without sunshine but I had to give it a try and the results using ISO400 and f11 on a tripod were quite acceptable; better than expected.