$82 lens – Neewer 35mm f/1.7 Review – Does it Suck? EP#2

Checking out this fast and cheap manual lens for Micro 4/3 and APS-C
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Comments

Ron Unasin says:

best review of this lens so far, especially in terms of video. planning to get one for my sony a6300. thanks

Ronit Singh says:

Hey Max! Will it work with the Panasonic Lumix G7?

Max Yuryev says:

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Jon Pais says:

Thanks for the review, Max, but if someone has $2,000 to spend on the EM1, they should have enough sense not to pair it with subpar glass. The Panasonic G X 12-35 isn’t even a fair comparison. A better comparison would be the dirt cheap Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN, a similar focal length to your tested lens, and one of the sharpest lenses in either the m43 or APS-C systems, and which runs around $300.

KingzOfPop says:

I’m actually impressed at how good the EM1 footage looks with this lens. Did you shoot in a flat profile and grade it in post? Looks good!

Eugene Vlogs says:

Yes, it does…

barbazenir says:

I have a fujian 35mm cctv lens, should i buy this one or the photo quality is almost the same?

Luís Lima says:

Hey Max. Can u indicate me some budget travel lens for canon ?! I would like a cheap one under 200$ that i can use both for zoom and portrait photos. Thank u for the awesome video!

Nathyn Brendan Masters says:

I want this.

Matthew Huizing says:

These Neewer/Meike lenses have been around for a few years being sold under the brand name Kaxinda. I bought and returned a Kaxinda 35mm F1.7 recently. It had really bad focus shift with stopping down, and the corners only got worse. The Neewer 50mm F2(sic 2.4) and 28mm F2.8 lenses I tried were ok–maybe they are better on 4/3rds.

I really like my Discover 25mm F1.8 lens–very recommended.

Tomas Av. says:

82$ for this shit??? Rather get 4 Japan vintage lens 🙂 Dont support chinese, they are lazy people.

Simeon Kolev says:

This one can be found as MEIKE too :). It is more interesting on APS-C…

alexis herbert says:

GA z170x, niceeee

HK Yu says:

Max, you have a very nice voice! I wondered if you want to do some voice over for ESL(English as Second Language) books for Koreans?

tomvideasta says:

Max, can you compare this to the SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7? That would be fairer, both on focal lenght, aperture and price.

Eric J. says:

WOW, makes my $5 SMC Takumar 55/2,0 seem like a real gem 🙂 Nice video, but that lens looks really cheap. Not really liking the background blur, it’s very noticeable and kind of ruins it for me.

PeglegMedia says:

keeping the olympus? what camera are you mainly shooting with these days?

knoptop says:

Nice review! Thanks for sharing this!

M.Mak. says:

and i can use it on any camera ??

smallm says:

yer body itz too good…

chinelo betserai says:

can i use this for bmcc ef canon

TheCompleteGuitarist says:

Nice review, have been after a lens like this forever and just discovered them. I know that it won’t be state of the art, but you can’t complain at the price.

Jake in motion. says:

Is this lens good for B roll? I would like to do B roll in my videos on products That I am reviewing.

DSLR Video Shooter says:

Damn it! You beat me to it! I’ve had this in my wishlist for a while to test.

Peizxcv says:

Are there similar super cheap 28-50mm primes for SONY FE?

Gustavo Ibarra says:

Interesting will be to compare this with some Rokkor or canon Fd….

ELFYHO says:

How this compare Sigma 30mm f2.8 for Portrait photography

Sean Brown says:

Just picked up the lens and I’m loving it so far! Especially since I’m using it just for YouTube and personal uses instead of professionally.

David Skaliczky says:

Hi Max! Nice lighting and framing this time! Thanks for the tipp!

Cosplay Los Angeles says:

how long is the focus throw?

Tommy Bowles says:

It’s important to note that this was shot on Micro 4/3, so FOV will be wider for those of you using APSC.

Umaar Kazmi says:

I’m not sure this is really an effective test. There’s loads of light being bounced off all of that snow and there’s nothing in low light.

Niru says:

Would be great if you review the mitakon 35 0.95

Pekingpappan says:

I have an identical lens branded “Meike”. Very happy with it, especially when doing video footage of myself where I have often had bad luck with autofocus lenses which tend to shift focus point when I least want it. The lens has a fantastic “retro”-feeling when focusing and changing aperture, reminding me of the days when I used a 1971 Nikkormat.

Eyecandy Videography says:

looks promising

Mariano Pulgar says:

Hi Max! Thank you so mucho for the review and for all your work sharing information about equipment. What camera are you actually using for filming yourself. For example on this particular video? Cheers!

wecreatetv says:

As always, Max… great job! Thanks for the info!

Froggie 1st says:

I thought sigma didn’t have native e mount lenses, am I wrong?

apostolic bible polyglot says:

6 weeks to get it from Hong Kong for the EOS M.

Revelation Video Productions says:

Max I look into. I have a question. If I was looking for a speedbooster besides Metabone which should I choose

Adam Roy says:

Wait, where did all these outdoor shots happen? I know it isn’t my city, but it sure reminds me a lot of it.

Richard's World Traveller says:

A fully manual lens. What’s that?

Sorin f says:

nice, thank you

Joshua Tatro says:

I know it’s not exactly the same focal length, but the Sigma 30mm f1.4 would probably make for a decent comparison given that it’s so similar in field of view but offers autofocus, better coatings, slightly faster aperture, and comes in the same mounts (except Fuji). Could be a good example of what an extra $250 gets (or doesn’t get) you.

Mateo Ťažký says:

love different taxes in other countries.. in fucking czech.. it costs more than 100….

h al_harthy says:

can I yous it for sony a7rii??

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