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“Draw for Me”

 

© 2015 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

My feelings are a bit mixed as I review this brand new prime lens from Samyang/Rokinon. It is manual focus only, of course, but not really any cheaper than the Canon or Sigma 50mm f/1.4. Where it beats both of them, however, is in the beautiful rendering or “drawing”. I took this while traveling in Arizona last week, and it shows off the beautiful bokeh rendering and very nice transition from focus to defocus. Definitely a strength for the lens!

Technical info: Canon EOS 6D, Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC, Processed in Adobe Lightroom 5, Adobe Photoshop CC, and Alien Skin Exposure 7

Gear Used:

Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera (Body Only)
Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC Lens for Canon EF Mount
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Software for Mac and Windows (Boxed Version)
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscription
Alien Skin Exposure 7 (Use code “dustinabbott” to get 10% off)

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