Walimex pro 135mm/2.0 (Samyang, etc)

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by grillec, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. grillec

    grillec TalkEmount Regular

    Mar 19, 2015
    Today I've got a new example of a Walimex 135mm/2.0 (Nikon mount) and could shoot first test pictures in a sunny moment.
    Until now I'm very pleased. With open aperture it is very sharp and seems to have less CA than comparable Zeiss lenses with a focal length of 135mm.


    Only highlights and shadows were changed in LR
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  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Never heard of this lens, but the results are nice.
  3. grillec

    grillec TalkEmount Regular

    Mar 19, 2015
    Thanks, I think I'll like it.
  4. Yves Gajardo

    Yves Gajardo TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 7, 2011
    Pittsburg, CA
    Walimex, Samyang, Rokinon, Opteka all the same.

    There is a E-mount(full frame/APS-C) 135mm f2 that was released not too long ago. If the rendering is as nice as this I will probably buy. Looks like it renders images beautifully.
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  5. grillec

    grillec TalkEmount Regular

    Mar 19, 2015
    Samyang/Walimex offer 10 different mounts for this lens if I remember correctly and no AF. I bought the Nikon version, because it uses the longest distance and could adapted to a Nikon DSL/V1, a Fuji or the Sony.
  6. greywater

    greywater TalkEmount Regular

    Sep 28, 2014
    Quite good.
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  7. grillec

    grillec TalkEmount Regular

    Mar 19, 2015
    It is no lightweight with 11 elements and 880g. So it is noticeable.
  8. xXx1

    xXx1 TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 15, 2013
    Besides you can use lens turbo with it that way. I am going to purchase it some time. Probably in Pentax mount just for that purpose.
  9. grillec

    grillec TalkEmount Regular

    Mar 19, 2015
    Today I got a few moments to take pictures at a local funfair at build.
    All are made at f/2 and direct jpg uploads without external processing.




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  10. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur Subscribing Member

    Nov 13, 2012
    Ad Dieleman
    Quite impressive!
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