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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens

The Digital Picture
11 January 2012
  • Excerpt: No promises, but I would like to write a full Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens review in the future. In the meantime, I think that you will find the standardized Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens results currently available to be helpful.
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REVIEW: Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Lens Review

photodo
18 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Handling and features This lens is available to fit many different types of cameras, including Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Four Thirds SLRs as well as Samsung NX mirrorless cameras and costs around £260. Nikon users can choose between the basic model, which has no electronic coupling and the AE model, which we are testing here, that has electronic contacts for transferring exposure information to the camera.
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Overall 7
7.4
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical - Full Format Review / Test Report

photozone.de
22 July 2012
  • Conclusion: Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED Aspherical UMC may be the surprise product of the season. It's very affordable yet performing up there with the very best big boys. However, it's not a flawless lens, of course. Its primary strength is an extremely high resolution across the image frame combined with minimal CAs.
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Overall 8
8.0

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

ePHOTOzine
4 July 2012
  • Excerpt: This lens is available to fit many different types of cameras, including Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Four Thirds SLRs as well as Samsung NX mirrorless cameras and costs around £260. Nikon users can choose between the basic model, which has no electronic coupling and the AE model, which we are testing here, that has electronic contacts for transferring exposure information to the camera.
  • Pros: 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
  • Cons: Wavy distortion, Falloff of illumination towards the corners, No hyperfocal scale or hard infinity stop
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14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

LensTip.com
20 April 2010
  • Excerpt: After successful launches of an 85 mm f/1.4 model and an 8 mm f/3.5 fisheye, in September 2009 the Samyang company launched worldwide the next lens. It was a Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical – an ultra wide angle prime lens designed to work on full frame cameras. About a month after that event we conducted a thorough test of the new lens . It turned out the new Samyang 2.8/14 had plenty of advantages and a good price/quality ratio.
  • Cons: high and complicated distortion,, significant vignetting on full frame,, you can’t use any filters.
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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical

swiatobrazu.pl
29 July 2013
  • Conclusion: Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical to obiektyw, który ma z jednej strony wiele zalet, ale ma też kilka poważnych słabości. Do zalet zalicza się jakość obrazu zarówno pod względem ilości rejestrowanych detali jak i minimalnego poziomu aberracji chromatycznych i komatycznych. Ostrość obrazu jaki daje Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical jest nadspodziewanie wysoka zarówno w centrum jak i w narożnikach.
  • Pros: bardzo dobra jakość wykonania mechanicznego,, precyzyjny i wygodny pierścień manualnego ostrzenia,, bardzo dobra jakość obrazu i odwzorowanie detali,, minimalna, wręcz niezauważalna aberracja chromatyczna,, korzystny stosunek ceny do jakości.
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Expert Review

Optyczne.pl
20 April 2010
  • Summary: Jedyny problem jaki pozostał, a nawet dodatkowo narósł, to dystorsja. Jest ona naprawdę duża, choć nie wszystkim będzie przeszkadzać. W pewnych dziedzinach fotografii zmuszeni będziemy jednak ją korygować i zapłacimy za to ograniczeniem pola widzenia. Na szczęście jest z czego przycinać, bo pola 114 stopni na pełnej klatce i 88 stopni na DX są całkiem spore.
  • Cons: duża i skomplikowana dystorsja,, spore winietowanie na pełnej klatce,, brak możliwości stosowania filtrów.
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