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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

Great Deal: $319.00

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

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Overall 8
8.0

Great value for money

mschacter, B&H Photo
29 July 2015
  • Excerpt: I love this lens. Excellent sharpness, and has a very solid feel. One significant limitation is an irregular optical distorsion pattern that is difficult (though not impossible) to correct in post processing.
  • Pros: Price, Sharpness, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Optical Distorsion
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens

BCO Films, B&H Photo
25 June 2015
  • Excerpt: I use this lens on a Canon 100D when I am on a glide cam and it is great. It is super wide and allows for great smooth video. When you have it on an apsc camera you get a slight bit of distortion in the corners (barely noticeable at all) and I'm not sure but on a full frame it might be even worse.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

All manual not an issue

Bonazure, B&H Photo
11 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Being all manual isn't an issue for me with this lens. It's a tad difficult to focus but as most users find Liveview with a magnifier works best. The distortion can be remove with a LR lens profile. It a great lens for the price.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great

ANDY N., B&H Photo
10 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Using this lens on a Canon 6D for interior & night sky photography. I can't say anything bad about the lens and I own a lot of "L"glass. The greatest thing would have to be the price. And the awesome results.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Value for the Money

mikeherknight, B&H Photo
2 June 2015
  • Excerpt: I use this for outdoor photography, bought another for a friend for architectural photography. Good Value for the Money...nice to have when you need a wide angle lens
  • Pros: Consistent Output
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Overall 8
8.0

Unbeatable for night skies in price and IQ

Noah Gallagher "XXThalesXX", Amazon
24 May 2015
  • Summary: When it comes to night sky photos, I have not found an equal even among lenses priced 5x higher. The build quality is apparent the moment you hold it in your hand. For me, infinity was easy to find, and lack of auto-focus was a non-issue.
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Overall 8
8.0

The wide angle most economical on the market!

Helder, B&H Photo
7 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Since this is an economical solution, this lens is the best value on the market! It is important to remember that it is suitable for more experienced users because it is a fully manual lens, so it requires the knowledge to infinity focus or distâncioa hyperfocal.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Good Price, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean, Heavy, Manual Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp lens at a great price!

Knaptime, B&H Photo
5 May 2015
  • Excerpt: I was a bit skeptical about this lens given the low price. But I have seen a number of excellent reviews (as well as a few poor ones) and thought I would take a chance. I have been very pleasantly surprised by the quality of this lens.
  • Pros: High Value, Sharp
  • Cons: Difficult to focus, Manual Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Opening up new opportunities

soccershotspics, B&H Photo
15 April 2015
  • Excerpt: Prior to this lens I was using 24mm on the wide end of things. This 14mm 2.8 lens just opens up so much more creativity for me....and the price is outstanding. I have nothing but praise for this lens. Solid build, solid feel, great images, fun to use. The distance scale on the lens is useless.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great, but Manual, Lens for the Money

CameraCarl, B&H Photo
15 March 2015
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens primarily for night sky photography where manual focus is not that big an issue. Focusing can be a bit of a challenge with my Canon unless I use Live View, but the lens is so wide that at moderate apertures the depth of field is so great that much of the image is in focus anyway.
  • Pros: Great value, Seems Very Sharp, Seems Well Built
  • Cons: Manual Focus, Mustache Distortion
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