HIT or SHIT? Episode 2 – Kamlan 50mm 1.1 REVIEW

In this new series  called Hit or Shit? i´m reviewing very affordable camera gear and this time i got the very fast Kamlan 50mm F1.1

You can already get the Kamlan for 189$ which is very affordable for such a portrait lens.

Make shure to watch episode 2 and to subscribe for more HIT or SHIT on Dsphotoblogs YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/dsphotoblog

Large Aperture – Designed with high quality multi-coated optical glass. Exquisite body features amazing maximum aperture of F1.1, which creates fascinating background blur effect and sharper image quality. No worry about the low-light & night scene, just shoot and enjoy the safe and fast shutter speed.

Premium Optical Design – 11 circular aperture blade, 5 groups 5 elements lens stricture with high quality multi-coated optical glass, ensures low image distortion,excellent image sharpness and contrast. 50mm focal length is equivalent to 75mm on APS-C camera. Perfect for portraits shooting with fascinating background blur effect.

Easy to use – With the focal length scale and smooth focal ring. After a short term learning, it’s very easy to focus what you want and feel the unique charm of the manual lens, and lets you more concentrate on the image itself


Focal Length 50mm
Aperture F1.1-F16
Visual Angle Range 31°@APS_C
Filter Diameter 52mm
Minimum Object Distance 0.5m
Focus Mode Manual
MOD(Max Overall Diameter) 60mm
Lens Structure 5 Groups 5 Elements
Lens Size 60 x 60mm
Net Weight 248g (0.55 Lbs)


• SONY E-Mount: SONY NEX3, 3N, 5, 5T, 5R, 6, 7, Alpha a7, a7R, a7S, A5000, A5100, A6000, A6100 and A6300. A7 series full-frame camera can use the lens after setting up the APS-C Mode.
• Canon EOS-M: M3 M2 M5 M6 M10.
• Fujifilm X Mount: XT-1/XT-2/X-Pro 1/X-Pro 2/XE-1/XE-2/XE-2S/X-T10/XT20/X-A10/X-A3/X-M1, etc.
• Micro Four Thirds: Olympus EM-1/EM-1 Mark2/EM-10/EM-10 Mark2/EM-5/EM-5 Mark2/PEN-F/EPL8/EPL7 Panasonic GH5/GH4/G7/GX7/GX1/GF6/GF5, etc.

Prior to Use

• Do not expose the lens under sunlight, as the light focusing may result in the internal malfunctions of the camera body and injures your eyes.
• Keep the lens away from rain, moisture and mechanical impact.
• Don’t touch the glass surface by your hand directly, and close the lens cap when not in use.

Package Includes

1x Lens
1x Lens hood
1x Front lens cap
1x Rear lens cap
1x Microfiber Cleaning Cloth