Review Lens: Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Sony FE

Lens Overview - Samyang 14 mm f/2.8

An ultra-wide prime well-suited for landscape, architecture, and astrophotography applications, the Nikon Z-mount Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 pairs a sophisticated optical layout with a robust and intuitive design. Incorporating 14 elements in 10 groups, this lens utilizes a series of aspherical, low dispersion, and high refractive index elements to reduce color fringing, aberrations, and distortions for sharp, clear, and color accurate imagery. An Ultra Multi-Coating is also featured, as well as a built-in petal-shaped lens hood, to suppress lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast when working in bright, direct lighting conditions. Complementing the imaging assets, a manual focus design is employed that permits working with subjects as close as 11" away, and the metal housing is weather-sealed to permit working in inclement conditions.

Ultra-wide prime 14mm f/2.8 lens is designed for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras.
Complex 14 elements, 10 groups optical design includes one aspherical element, one hybrid aspherical element, two extra-low dispersion elements, and three high refractive index elements, which all combine to reduce spherical and chromatic aberrations and color fringing, as well as improve sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy.
An Ultra Multi-Coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
Manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 11" away.
Built-in petal-shaped lens hood blocks stray light from reaching the front element and also offers some physical protection against light impacts.
Weather-sealed design suits working in inclement weather conditions.
Rear filter holder accommodates cut gel filters.
UPC: 084438766141

Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 Latest Price



Focal Length14mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountNikon Z
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View115.7°
Minimum Focus Distance11.02" / 28 cm
Maximum Magnification0.08x
Optical Design14 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades6
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter SizeGel Filter (Rear)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.43 x 4.89" / 87 x 124.1 mm
Weight1.78 lb / 810 g

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Lens Technical

Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCNikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR SPentax HD FA 35mm F2
Name Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Sony FENikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR SPentax HD FA 35mm F2
Max Aperture At Min Focal f/2.8f/2.8f/2.8
Year 201320192019
Mount Type Sony FENikon ZPentax KAF
Lens Type Lens SuperwideLens Medium,lens Telephoto,lens SupertelephotoLens Wide,lens Medium
Auto Focus NoNoNo
Price $400$2600$525
Lens Zoom PrimeZoomPrime
Lens Range 147035
Global 37.6706
Effective Mega Pixel 38.1202
Distorsion 0.347713
Vignetting -1.5856
Tstop 3.05506
Ac 4.97484
Vignetting Ranking 10464
Tstop Ranking 4345
Ac Ranking 1994
Pixel Depth 45.7
Price Sensor 3400
Sensor Raw 45.75
Sensor Format Sensor Fullframe
Type Hybrid
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Dec. 2013Feb. 2019Jan. 2019
Brand SamyangNikonPentax


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