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Samyang 14 mm / F 2,8 IF ED UMC ASPHERICAL

Samyang 14 mm / F 2,8 IF ED UMC ASPHERICAL
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168 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samyang 14 mm / F 2,8 IF ED UMC ASPHERICAL

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of Samyang 14 mm / F 2,8 IF ED UMC ASPHERICAL from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: SAMYANG 14 mm f / 2.8 IF ED UMC Wide-angle Lens - for Canon

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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Lens Review

 

This budget manual focus ultra-wide angle lens, offers a diagonal angle of view of 114 degrees on a full frame camera and a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture, Gary Wolstenholme reviews.

Extremely inexpensive; Excellent sharpness in the centre at f/2.8 and across the frame when stopped down to f/5.6 or beyond; Good build; Relatively lightweight; Extremely low CA levels

No hyperfocal scale or hard infinity stop

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

 

Just. Love. It.Such a lovely lens. Beautiful especially for night time and street photography. think this is an excellent product and company. Samyang's got lots of other great lenses up on their website. I'm absolutely in love with the lens and hoping...

excellent for night time and street photos

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

 

This is the best lens for widefield astro work. Much better than the Canon 14mm 1:2.8 L II. Also okay for landscapes. But: Do not try to use it for architecture!

only manual (can be a pro) +no coma! +good sharpness +good buildquality +manualfocus ring works great+cheap

only manual (can be a con) -no filters -no exifdata -distortion not usable for architecture

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical

 

Nice pics, but hard to master 'cause of manual focus

Sharpness, f 2.8

Manual focus

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

 

Distortion can be corrected by post production and is not to worry about while photographing landscape an nature. On my Nikon D7000 the aperture can be controlled by the camera, exif-files and the focus indicator are working well.High value for an...

excellent resolution, suprisingly high build quality for the money i spent

No autofocus, tricky distortion

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

 

Very good razorsharp lens ate all F stops.Be carefull whit the distortion.,Very low priced,about 8 times cheaper than Canon and Nikkon.

Razor sharp ate all F stops.Good build quality.usefull ate all F stops

No AF.No connection whit the camera aboud the information of the lens.A lot off distortion

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Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

 

A well-built lens with the image quality of much more expensive alternatives. I shoot landscapes so the distortion is no problem for me, and I can always correct for it with PTLens. More importantly, I found out that shooting 4 frames at f/8, when...

Incredible IQ for the price

No electronic coupling with the camera body means no exif info for future reference

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus:No / Yes
Image Stabiliser: No

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon / Canon EF / EF-S / Four Thirds System / Nikon F / Nikon/Fujifilm / Pentax K / Pentax/Samsung / Sony / Konica-Minolta
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens
Usage:Digital Cameras
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