Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens

The Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC lens is a medium prime telephoto lens with full frame compatibility, with a fast f2.0 aperture. Its a manual focus lens offering vibrant colour and soft out-focusing area (bokeh) which makes it an ideal lens to shoot close portraits, night scenery, wildlife and journalism photography etc.

Lens construction is 11 elements in 7 groups, 1 ED lens element with a floating type design, it features one Extra low dispersion lens element (ED) for maximum optical performance and offers extremely low chromatic aberrations. A circular aperture of f2.0 with 9 blades offer great bokeh for close head and shoulder portrait work, and short telephoto. To ensure high contrast and faithful colour reproduction, all lens elements have been covered with Samyang's multi-layered UMC anti-reflective coatings.

The Nikon AE (Auto Exposure) version of the Samyang 135mm features an electronic circuit / CPU which allows for full control of exposure parameters accessible from Nikon Digital SLR cameras, including i-TTL flash communication with EXIF data. All exposure parameters are stored in the cameras RAW / jpeg EXIF. data.

Samyang 135mm lens is also available in a cine / video version: Samyang 135mm T2.2 ED UMC VDSLR lens.

Supplied with removable lens hood, and front and rear lens caps. Filter size: 77mm

Available in the following mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony E, Fujifilm X Mount and and Micro Four Thirds (MFT)

Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens


ManufacturerSamyang Optics
ModelSamyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens
Lens typePrime Telephoto lens - full frame compatible
Focal length135mm
Maximum aperturef2.0
Min aperturef22
Angle of view18.8 degrees (full frame) 11.7 degrees(APS-C)
Min focusing distance0.8m
No. of diaphragm blades9 (circular blades)
Focus typeMF (Manual Focus only)
Lens construction11 elements in 7 groups, 1 ED lens element.
Dimensions82mm diameter, length 122 to 148mm (approx, dependent on mount)
Weight830g (approx, dependent on mount)
Lens hood:Detachable
Filter Size:77mm
Available mountsCanon EF, Nikon F (AE), Sony E mount, Fujifilm X, and MFT

Whats in the box?

Front and rear lens caps, lens hood, soft lens bag.


Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC lens test / reviews