Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 "Bokeh Beast" Mark II, 7.5mm f/3.5 Fisheye at TPS

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 "Bokeh Beast" Mark II, 7.5mm f/3.5 Fisheye at TPS

Kamlan showed off its highly anticipated crop sensor mirrorless lenses at The Photography Show, the Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 “Bokeh Beast” Mark II and the Kamlan 7.5mm f/3.5 Fisheye.

“Look at this bad boy!” says Kamlan Director Xuxi Liang, handing us the new 50mm lens. The “second generation Beast”, as he calls it, is beautifully crafted and very well built, feeling solid and robust in the hand with a focus ring that is wonderfully damped. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.