Reviews and Problems with Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS
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For manual focus shooters it is a delight
frantiko, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
Excerpt: An excellent lens, with great image quality. Very sharp at the widest aperture, which is a huge pro, comparing to other wide-angle lenses. The manual focusing brings a lot of challenges to the autofocus accustomed users; it was indeed a challenge to me, especially focusing at infinity; but with a...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Sharpness, Strong Construction
Excerpt: What do I have to say... I love that lens! I've had it for about a year now, and it's a great lens. It's very sharp, even at f/2 (the corners get sharper as you stop down, but even at f/2, they're pretty good!), it's well built, it feels nice and solid, the focus ring dampening is really good.
I recently transitioned from a full frame Canon 5D Mark ...
19 March 2015
Summary: I recently transitioned from a full frame Canon 5D Mark III to a Micro Four Thirds Panasonic GH4. I wanted a lens that was affordable and equivalent to 35mm on full frame. This lens delivers. I haven't had a chance to test it in a practical settings yet (i.e.
Excerpt: Took this lens out to the middle of the Mojave and it worked great. Unfortunately the moon was out so we couldn't see the milky way, but it still captured a great star field. Much better than if I'd bought the 14mm f/2.8.
Excerpt: Shoots very clean and sharp images from corner to corner. A very good buy for the money. Initially, I was not sure about this lens upon recieving it. I couln't seem to get accurate focus regardless of proper manual focus technique. Turns out, my photo review software in the computer was the problem.
Excerpt: I use this on my canon 70d for landscape and night pictures and I am very happy with the purchase of this lens. Landscape pictures come out beautiful but this lens shines when used for night & astrophotography! Well worth the investment!
Excerpt: I purchased this lens for night landscapes and astrophotography in general. The first copy received was gladly replaced by B&H after it was discovered that some optical elements were decentered. The copy had uneven vignetting wide open and it had distortion in one frame corner unlike the others.
Excerpt: Great product overall. The only option on APS-C to a Nikon 24 1.4 on FF. Close focus create nice blurred background in a wide composition. Focus ring precise and smooth. Overall construction is solid. Only lens cap need to be replace since it is hard to put on, and impossible with gloves.
Pros: Consistent Output, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction