Samyang 500mm f/8 Ultra Telephoto Manual Focus Mirror Lens with T-Mount for Canon EOS Mount

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About Samyang

This ultra-telephoto is incredibly compact and lightweight. Using an advanced reflex design, Samyang has created a mirror lens that is ideally suited for wildlife and sports photography. It has a fixed aperture of f8. It comes complete with a soft pouch and three (3) rear mounted, 30.5mm filters, (ND-2X, ND-4X & Skylight). Simple T-mount adapters screw on the lens to fit almost any camera.

Samyang Specifications

Construction
6 Groups/ 7 Elements
Angle of view
F stop range
f/8 fixed
Closest Focusing Distance
5.6'
Maximum Magnification
1:3
Filter Size
30.5mm Rear / 72mm Front
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
3.4" x 3"
Weight
12.7 oz.
Mfr #
5008EOS
SKU
SY5008EOS

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 1 customers

 
4.0

Well made and worth the money

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from Raymond, MS  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I have used this lens for macro photography, wildlife shots and some astrophotography and if you are comfortable with manual focusing you'll love this lens. Lens does have some creep at steeper angles, but not much at less severe angles. A tripod is helpful for sharper focus at slower shutter speeds. I wish it could have an adjustable aperture, but as this lens is essentially a small catadioptric spotting scope, that's not in the cards. All in all I'm glad I invested in this product...it's portable and highly useful for my needs.

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Shopper  will this work on my 5d mark II?
Andrew R  Yes, this lens should work with the 5D MkII.
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