Reviews and Problems with Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
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Works great for real estate.
Ronan, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
Excerpt: I am no expert but this lens works great for photographing the interiors of apartments prior to leasing. I have it attached to a Sony a7 so it is taking advantage of the full 14mm. It is wide but also shows great room height so rooms with cathedral ceilings come out great.
Summary: I love the sharp, its very luminous, and the focus ring is so gentle, its is easy to use when u have time for the shoot, remember it dosnt have auto focus system. But it is excellent for money
Excerpt: The lens is well made, small, light and cheap.It has a strong distortion that is correctable.At f2.8 it give a haze in the image if you shoot in daylight, ans is a little soft. At f4 everything is crisp, on par with the Nikon 14-24mm $[$]beast.Manual focus is good but it needs you to get a hang of...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: After reading a million different reviews about this lens I decided to give it a try. Build quality is exelent, and weight and size are small. The version with focus confirmation chip alows you to control the apperture from the camera, so you only have to turn the focus ring until the camera tells...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Summary: I've found this to be the perfect, affordable lens for astrophotography on a full frame DSLR. It does create some bad flares when shooting at bright points of light, ie street lamps. Because it is manual focus, I would suggest finding where the actual infinity focus point is in daylight.
Excerpt: This lens is hands-down the best lens for astrophotography in an ultra wide angle. The sharpness is awe inspiring, the contrast is excellent, and colors come through nicely too. The build quality is superb and it feels great in the hands.