I recently bought the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 and immediately and completely fell in love with this lens. It is great optically, build quality is superb. Ow yeah and it is fully manual. So what does “manual” mean? Before you take the plunge into manual lenses, you might want to read this blogpost as I explain the implications for your EOS DSLR’s behavior.
Introduction to “manual” lenses
In this blog post I will not focus specifically on the Samyang 35mm, but I will focus on the general impact a manual lens has. Maybe a family member has some really old lenses laying in the attic. Could you use them on your Canon EOS DSLR? READ MORE »