Reviews and Problems with Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
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Great Little Lens- Tremendous Value
WestCobbBoy, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
Excerpt: Moved from a 60D up to a 5D Mark III and needed a full frame ultra-wide to go with it, Small investment with big returns. It took several shots to begin getting comfortable with it, but it is very sharp and crazy wide. Seems well built so far.
Excerpt: I've used Zeiss 21mm f/2.8, Nikon 14-24mm, other Canon wide angle zooms and wide angle primes. For the money to image quality ratio, this is the best you can bet ! To my eye, the image quality is 99% close to Nikon 14-24mm (14mm end) for milky way or astro pictures, only if you have a good copy of...
Excerpt: I am far from being a professional photographer. However, this lens performs well across the entire image. There is some distortion at the corners. However, even at full aperture, this lens gives a sharp image.
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.
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
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