differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Shorter 75 mm vs 102 mm
Help
Around 30% shorter
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F Learn more about
the Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II vs the Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F.
Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II Learn more about
the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fisheye Both are fisheye lenses Help
Extremely wide circular images
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
8 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Focus yourself
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
8 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II Competitors

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Lens

$273

Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Fisheye lens

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$270 - $279

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Auto focus Auto focus
Fisheye Not a fisheye

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Fisheye lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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