Top 5 Brightin Star Lenses

#1 - Brightin Star 9mm f/5.6


The Brightin Star 9mm f/5.6 lens is an excellent wide-angle optic for full-frame cameras. It offers surprising sharpness and usability, along with the bonus feature of screwing in 34mm filters. The build quality is virtually the same as the 7 Artisan's 9mm full-frame optic. It is a bit more expensive in some places, but the ability to use ND filters makes it worth the extra cost.


  • Excellent sharpness and usability
  • Bonus feature of screwing in 34mm filters
  • Virtually same build quality as 7 Artisan's 9mm full-frame optic
  • Allows the use of ND filters for creative control


  • Slightly more expensive in some places

#2 - Brightin Star 50mm f/0.95


The Brightin Star 50mm f/0.95 is a budget-friendly option for a full-frame f/0.95 lens. It has a solid build quality but suffers from optical issues such as distorted images, chromatic aberration, and coma. However, for the low price, it is still capable of producing usable images, making it a decent option for those on a budget.


  • Solid build quality
  • Smooth focus ring
  • Positive aperture control ring


  • Optical issues - distortion, chromatic aberration, coma
  • Subpar close-up image quality at widest aperture
  • Struggles with bright light

#3 - Brightin Star 11mm f/2.8 'Fisheye'


The Brightin Star 11mm f/2.8 'Fisheye' lens is a robust manual focus lens with a heavy build quality and solid image performance. It has good color reproduction and nice soft bokeh at close distances. However, it suffers from softer corners at wider apertures, heavy vignetting, and some flaring and coma issues.


  • Robust build quality
  • Good color reproduction
  • Nice soft bokeh at close distances
  • Close focusing feature


  • Softer corners at wider apertures
  • Heavy vignetting
  • Flaring and coma issues

#4 - Brightin Star 35mm f/0.95 (APS-C)


The Brightin Star 35mm f/0.95 offers good image quality at a reasonable price. The build quality is standard and the lens has some issues with ghosting, fringing, and flare. However, it is suitable for close-up photography and has a nice bokeh.


  • Good image quality
  • Reasonable price
  • Nice bokeh
  • Lightweight


  • Significant focus shift
  • Issues with ghosting, fringing, and flare
  • Longitudinal chromatic aberration

#5 - Brightin Star 16mm f/2.8


The Brightin Star 16mm f/2.8 lens is a budget-friendly ultra wide angle lens designed for mirrorless cameras. However, it suffers from poor image quality, especially in the corners, and has a lack of sharpness at wider apertures. The build quality is average, and it lacks features such as weather sealing and autofocus.


  • Budget-friendly
  • Ultra wide angle suitable for landscape and architecture photography
  • Smooth focus and aperture rings


  • Poor image quality, especially in the corners
  • Lacks sharpness at wider apertures
  • Build quality is average with no weather sealing or autofocus