Cheap Lens for FujiFilm X-T1 – Kamlan 50mm f1.1

Date:  Oct 19, 2017

I love to take picture with my FujiFilm X-T1.  And I love to use a large aperture lens so that it gives nice Bokeh effect.

Thanks to him (i.e. Kai Wong) did a review on this Kamlan 50mm f1.1 lens.  After watching the video, I immediately logon to Amazon and bought it.  And guess what, it delivered to me in Singapore.

This is where I bought it from.  When I make the order, there are still a few more.  But after that, all stocks gone.  hahaha

I pay < US$30 for the delivery to deliver up to my doorstep in Singapore.  I make the order on Oct 15, and I received it today which is Oct 19.  I love Amazon.

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For something that is US$170.  The box cannot be so pretty ya.

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The usual China’s quality assurance certificates.. hahaha

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Nice and firm foam to protect the lens.

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There you go … KamLan (Aiyo, whoever Chinese who come up with this name definitely not a Hokkien!!)  50mm F1.1 lens.  US$170 nia.

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Feels cheap.

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Really feels cheap.

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It is quite plastic feel.

The aperture ring is not so smooth to turn.  But the focus ring is ok.

What do you expect for a US$170 lens????

Hahahaha… So, let’s see if the photo taken with this lens is OK?

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OK… not too bad.  The Bokeh is quite smooth and nice.

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I think “boleh tahan”…

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Wow.. look at all the paintings behind the 毽子.

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OK.  It is an interesting lens.

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I tested a few shots.. and I think I can accept it so far.

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Compare to my Mitakon 35mm F0.95, the focusing (manual) is much easier to achieve at F1.1.

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Thanks Kai Wong’s recommendation.  Hahahahaha

 

 

 

 

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