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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
9.1 out of 10

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

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Reviews and Problems with Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

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Overall 4
4.0

Needed a Wide Lens

Inkpoetry, B&H Photo
12 March 2015
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to take architectural photos. Taking monthly shots from a house being built and the progression. I needed a lens that could capture a whole room in one shot. It's relatively adequate when it comes to sharpness and at $ it's not a huge gamble.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

easily scratched

Gallardo, B&H Photo
10 March 2015
  • Excerpt: I had to clean and this lens is easily scratched even if using clean microfiber cloth
  • Pros: Fast lens, Price, Sharp
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean, Easily Scratched
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Overall 4
4.0

confusion

Demarcus, Amazon
5 March 2015
Overall 4
4.0

Soft but wide.

Steve, B&H Photo
23 June 2014
Overall 4
4.0

A disappointment

Dom, B&H Photo
11 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought the lens and tried it with the Sony A7R, a full frame camera. In the centre of the lens, about 60 % of the sensor surface is sharp. The rest, around the edges, the image is very soft and blurry. There is also a bit of chromatic aberration.
  • Pros: Durable, Looks nice
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Heavy
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Overall 4
4.0

Defective lens

DAVID J EVANS, Amazon
29 December 2013
  • Summary: I just bought this lens. It's great in the middle and on the right. However, the far left is way off. See for yourself here. http://flic.kr/p/iHQW62 I'll have to see about getting another copy. Assuming I get a good one, then I'll keep the 2 stars just for the hassle. Otherwise zero.
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Overall 4
4.0

if you get a good one they are great

tony 247, Amazon
7 August 2012
  • Summary: Sent it back, if you get a good one they are great, but they have real quality control issues so test it well. Mine was out of alignment so that the focus plane was off on the horizontal, if you got the left side sharp the right side was soft, if you got the right side sharp the left side was soft.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

isecore, Ciao
29 November 2012
  • Summary: Introduktion Samyang är en koreansk tillverkare av kameraoptik. Den säljs under flera olika namn men i Sverige är varumärket Samyang mest känt. Samyang har i likhet med sin konkurrent Tamron en bakgrund inom övervakningskameror, och har de senaste åren expanderat aggressivt in i...
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Overall 4
4.0

Samyang 14mm: Billig, men inte värd pengarna

isecore, Ciao
29 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Introduktion Samyang är en koreansk tillverkare av kameraoptik. Den säljs under flera olika namn men i Sverige är varumärket Samyang mest känt. Samyang har i likhet med sin konkurrent Tamron en bakgrund inom övervakningskameror, och har de senaste åren expanderat aggressivt in i systemkameravärlden.
  • Pros: Billig, känns solid och välbyggd
  • Cons: Helt manuell, usel och oskarp optik med mycket distortion
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Overall 4
4.0

Extrêmement soft dans les bords.. (mauvais exemplaires?)

EBE, Amazon
17 November 2011
  • Summary: J'abandonne, deux exemplaires retournés car extrêmement soft dans les bord (paysage), surtout du côté gauche (comme relevé par plusieurs sur le net). Sans faire du pixel peeping, il y a un juste milieu entre être net à 100% et de la qualité type Webcam des années 90!
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