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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 6
6.0

good for milky way photography

snuffer, B&H Photo
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: I have had good results using this lens for milky way and meteorite photos. Great lens for the price. I use it with the Sony a7m2. Manual focus and aperture are fine for the way I use this lens.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Lower Quality Build Compa
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Overall 6
6.0

Poor quality control

Showmemophoto, B&H Photo
6 July 2015
  • Excerpt: I had to return mine because it was de centered. However, the previous one that I had with my Nikon was five stars. Colors were great and it was super sharp through the entire frame at every F-stop.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

Great glass but owner must fix a factory defect

K. Snedden, Amazon
25 May 2015
  • Summary: Attached is my first image with this lens. An extreme wide shot of the Sagitarius section of our galaxy pivoting on the tail of Scorpious in the lower right. This was a test of my new Samyang 14mm F2.8 lens on a Canon Rebel T4i ...and it's a keeper.
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Overall 6
6.0

Wanted to like it more

chufi, B&H Photo
11 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Fairly giant, didn't seem much different from the 17mm canon FD I was using in terms of FOV. Definitely has nice image quality, though it didn't wow me. Focusing was what you would expect for all manual, not sure why there are no distance scale / depth of field scale on it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Samyang14mm

Risky Ron, B&H Photo
15 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Good value. Fstop hard to see. Must use light meter. I was looking for value for a specific application. This lens does ok. A lot of compromise . Do it over? Nope. I would opt for canon 17-40/ f4 or another. Takes a lot of time for set up. More than my hasselbld.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bokeh

Alain le gorille, B&H Photo
23 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Made some test shots at the moment. It is OK for day use may be not for expo and major presentation. Also the bokeh is bad probably because of the munimum blades.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Not expensive
  • Cons: Bokeh, Difficult Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Not so great on a Nikon D800

DESPITE STRAIGHT LINES, Amazon
7 August 2012
  • Summary: I had read the reports and reviews on the web that said just how sharp the Samyang is, and even DXo's own scores which rated it very highly. A trip to Wales loomed large and I needed an ultra wide for my style of photography on the rtip, but could not run to my favourite lens of all time, the Nikkor...
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

J. Middleton, Amazon
19 May 2012
  • Summary: Good value for money, but the focus was not set to infinity correctly, so I sent the lend back.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Jana Marešová, megapixel
4 weeks ago
Overall 6
6.0

Peu cher, mais un peu déçu

neost, priceminister.com
6 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Je me suis quasiment équipé que chez Samyang, en tant que professionnel de l'image, un grand angle a 2.8 pour un 7D a ce prix, ca fait plaisir. mais quel deception (ma seule chez samyang), le piqué de l'image n'est pas au rendez vous.
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