The Samyang 650Z 650-1300mm f/8.0-16.0 Zoom Lens is a powerful ultra-telephoto zoom lens ideal for wildlife and sports photography but useful in any situation where a distant subject needs to be drawn close. Low dispersion, fully multi-coated lenses mean little glare and full light transmission for shaper images. An integrated lens hood also aids in keeping unwanted light out of your images. This manual focus lens can focus on subjects as close as 16.40 feet (5 m). And worth noting, when used on a DSLR with an APS-C sensor, the effective focal range increases by 1.5x to 975-1950mm.
Made from aluminum alloy with a rugged white and black design, this lens can withstand the conditions you may encounter in the woods or at the stadium. A built-in, rotating tripod mount keeps the lens balanced and stable when used with a tripod or monopod. The lens is compatible with many brands of cameras, but needs a T-mount adapter (sold separately) specific to that brand. Also available separately is a dedicated 2x converter that can expand the focal range to an incredible 1300-2600mm.
With its incredibly long focal range, this affordable lens is a great addition to any photographers kit, but particularly useful for those who plan to shoot sporting matches, aviation, surfing, birds and wildlife.
Reviewed by 1 customers
I have returned this product, needed a faster focusing lens. Does not work for fast action shoots of moving things. Recommend use of a tripod.