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The Samyang 85 mm f/1.2 XP is a manual focus premium lens designed for photographers and filmmakers shooting with high-resolution cameras. With a superior optical design that produces phenomenally detailed images with incredible clarity and sharpness it suits both photography and 8K video shooting. The 85mm focal length is perfect for portraits and the f/1.2 aperture can create captivatingly shallow depth of field compositions.

Ideal for Portraits

The Samyang 85mm lens has an incredibly useful focal length. It combines a convenient shooting distance with a flattering perspective, making it perfect for headshots. With the high-resolution resolving ability, this means you can capture ultra-sharp stunning portraits.

Ultra Fast f/1.2 Aperture

The light gathering of the f/1.2 Samyang lens is outstanding, allowing you to shoot in dim light without a flash or needing to boost the ISO of your camera. This avoids nasty grain and allows you to capture images with much faster shutter speeds. A wide aperture also creates the exaggerated shallow depth of field look commonly used by professional photographers and filmmakers.

High Performance Optics

The 85mm f/1.2 has an advanced optical construction comprising of 10 elements arranged in 7 groups that include an aspherical element and 2 HRI (High Refractive Index) elements. These special elements minimise spherical distortion and control chromatic aberrations ensuring that image sharpness and resolution is maintained in any light condition.

Beautiful Bokeh

A 9-bladed circular diaphragm creates a rich bokeh that is extremely smooth and appealing. When taking low light images, out of focus light sources are rendered as beautiful orbs of light, helping you create stunning eye-catching shots.


The individual elements use Samyang’s proprietary ultra-multi coating to reduce flare and ghosting, while improving contrast and colour neutrality in strong light. Perfect for backlit portraits or sunset landscapes when you want to capture a dramatic light source without compromising on image quality.

Durable Aluminium Build

Cased in an aluminium housing the Samyang lens provides solid durability with its robust construction. A wide rubberised grip on the focus ring helps you fine-tune your composition with precision while improving handling comfort.
  • 85mm Telephoto Premium Prime Lens
  • Ultra-Fast Maximum Aperture of f/1.2
  • Manual Focus Lens
  • 10 Elements arrange in 7 groups with AE Support
  • Multi-Coating for Reduced Flare and Ghosting
  • 9-Blade Rounded Diaphragm
  • Durable Aluminium Build
  • Suitable for 8K video and 50-megapixel Image Sensors


Focal Length 85mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.2
Minimum: f/16
Camera Mount Type Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 28.5°
Minimum Focus Distance 80 cm
Magnification 0.13x
Elements/Groups 10/7
Diaphragm Blades 9


Autofocus No


Filter Thread Front: 86 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 93 x 98.4 mm
Weight 1050 g

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

Samyang Premium MF 85mm f/1.2 Lens
Front and Rear Lens Caps
Lens Hood

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

24 month Australian warranty

from Maxxum Pty Ltd Australia

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