Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

 

Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE On the picture the earlier version can be seen.

Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

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Introduction

Samyang announced the new Full frame Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE fixed lens.

Available mounts

Will be available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony, Fuji, Sony a, Sony E, Samsung, Canon M mounts.

Why is this lens is so interesting?

Samyang makes very good quality optics recently for any systems like Canon, Nikon, Micro Four Thirds, Fujifilm, etc. This is not a completely new lens, this lens exists before just without the AE moniker. The AE means this lens can be used in Aperture priority (electronically it is possible to control aperture) mode currently on Canon cameras. This is a manual focus lens, normally with no electronical connection with the camera body. No exif data, the Canon version has electronically controlled aperture, but no info about exif data.

Features – Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

-f/1.4 bright aperture
-electrnical aperture priority currently the Canon versions
-very good build quality
-fixed 35mm focal length
-Full frame coverage(Canon and Nikon)

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Specifications – Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

-Focal length:35mm – a very useful focal length especially on Full frame cameras
-Max aperture:f/1.4
-Min aperture:f/22
-Number of diaphragm: 6
-Lens formula:12 optical elements in / 10 groups
Filter size: 77 mm (3.03 inch)
-Maximum diameter 83mm (3.27 inch)
-Length: 111.5mm (4.39 inch)
-Weight:712g (25.12 oz)
-Minimal focus distance:0.30m, magnification 1:

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. may be changed without prior notice.

Standard Accessories

-Petal shaped lens hood, lens cups

Price – Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

Price of the new Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE.(29th of April 2014).

Availability – Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE

Availability of the new Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC AE is not known yet.

Alternatives

There are many alternatives but significantly higher price with autofocus and Full functionality. Canon, Nikon, Sigma 35mm lenses with f/1.4 or f/2 aperture, perhaps the other manufacturers like Pentax and Sony has similar lenses. I have checked the earlier version which is very sharp stopped down, but the contrast is reduced wide open and around apertures.

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