Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC Lens - Nikon Mount with AE

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The Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC Lens - Nikon Mount with AE is a version of the Samyang 85mm for Nikon Mount and features an electronic circuit / CPU which allows for full control of exposure parameters accessible from Nikon Digital SLR cameras, including i-TTL flash communication with EXIF data. All exposure parameters are stored in the cameras RAW / jpeg EXIF. data, for future reference.

The 85mm features UMC (Ultra Multi Coatings) which promote a high level of light transmission, and adds further resistance to flare and ghosting. The 85mm F1.4 Lens is a manual focus prime designed to give exceptional results at wide apertures. At F1.4 great images can be obtained, which is perfect for portraiture and low light shooting.

The Samyang 85mm is designed for full frame cameras and also cropped sensors, including APS-C sensors, where it gives approximately a 120mm focal length equivalent. The bokeh (the character of the out-of-focus blur) is a primary concern for professionals choosing an ultra large aperture lens for shallow depth-of-field photography. The Samyang 85mm F1.4 Lens design offers excellent bokeh quality with a superior 8-blade circular aperture.

The Lens’s optical construction comprises of 9 lenses divided into 7 optical groups with one aspheric lens element. It features internal focusing (IF) meaning the lens does not increase in size when focusing. A further positive aspect to internal focusing is that the lens is much less likely to get dust inside.

The Samyang 85 mm F1.4 Lens should be a serious consideration to all professional or amateur photographers in need of a fast yet intricate prime lens at a reasonable price.

  • Glass aspherical lenses (AS)
  • 8 circular aperture blades
  • Ultra Multi Coating (UMC)
  • F1.4 wide apertures
  • Internal focusing (IF)


Glass aspherical lenses
The adaption glass aspherical lenses reproduce aberration to get high quality image in centre and edge of frame and excellent contrast.

8 circular aperture blades
This lens is designed to have 8 circular aperture blades to render beautiful buttery bokeh.

Ultra Multi Coating (UMC)
Samyang applies the UMC (Ultra Multi Coating) of their own technology to reduce flare and ghost as much as possible and get clear and fresh colour image.

F1.4 wide aperture
Smooth focal control gives you precise adjustment and also F1.4 wide aperture gives you touching photography.

Internal focusing (IF)
The internal focusing controls focusing inside of barrels so that is so free from contamination of dust.


Manufacturer Samyang Optics
Model Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC
Lens type Telephoto prime for full frame or cropped sensors
Focal length 85mm
Maximum aperture f1.4
Min aperture f22
Angle of view 28.5° (Full Frame); 18.9° (APS-C)
Min focusing distance 1.0m
No. of diaphragm blades 8
Focus type MF (Manual Focus only)
Lens construction 9 element, 7 groups (1 Aspheric element)
Dimensions 78.0 x 72.2mm
Weight 570g (approx. dependant on mount)
Lens hood Detachable, included
Filter size 72mm