Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC NIKON (AE)

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Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Lens, NIKON AE£499.00Buy Now - You will be directed to UK Digital Website

This Nikon AE (Auto Exposure) version of the Samyang 24 mm F1.4 ED AS UMC lens features an electronic circuit which allows for full control of exposure parameters accessible from the Nikon camera, including i-TTL flash communication and EXIF data, compatible with all Nikon Digital SLR cameras.

Featuring a fast, bright f1.4 aperture, the Samyang 24 mm f1.4 is designed for Full Frame (FX) Nikon DSLRs (such as the D3x, D800 and D700) and DX Nikon cameras (such as the D7000, D5100, D3100, D90, D3000 etc).

On full-frame Nikon cameras, it constitutes a high-quality wide-angle lens perfect for street, landscape and architecture shooting or low light / night and street photography. The fast f/1.4 aperture is able to give a narrow depth of field when required. It provides an exceptional bokeh (the character of out-of-focus areas), due to its design and fast aperture, and usually only attainable by much more expensive glass.
Photographers using Nikon APS-C / DX sized (cropped) sensors sensors will get approx 36mm equivalent field of view (due to the 1.5x crop factor), making it suitable for journalist and general photography.

Samyang 24 mm F1.4 ED AS UMC is fixed focal length (prime) lens, equipped with manual focus. The manual focus ring is wide, easily accessible and perfectly adapted to most photographic applications, except applications such as sports or where Autofocus lenses would be better considered.

For film and video applications manual focus is often the preferred choice, allowing changing focusing during filming and here are increasing numbers of users using DSLRs for filming and High Definition (HD) video. This Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Nikon (AE) Lens has a standard coupled aperture, adjustable in 1 stop (1 EV) intervals.The Samyang 24mm is also available in a VDSLR Cine lens version here.

Accurate focus at very close distance or focus critical situations can be achieved through use of focusing in live view mode, available to most newer camera models.

Optical construction of the Samyang 24mm lens features 13 lenses arranged in 12 groups, 4 lenses are low-dispersion glass (ED), plus two aspheric elements. The 24mm features UMC - Ultra Multi Coated lenses for the best possible light transmission, and resistance to ghosting and flares.

The Samyang 24 mm F1.4 ED AS UMC lens offers a professional wide angle prime lens with excellent optics, yet still manages to deliver significant value for money.

Supplied with detachable petal shaped lens hood, lens caps and soft lens bag. Filter size is 77mm

The Samyang 24mm is also available in other camera mounts - click here for details.

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC NIKON (AE)

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Specification

ManufacturerSamyang Optics
ModelSamyang 24 mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC
Lens typewide angle for Nikon FX or DX sensors
Focal length24 mm
Maximum aperturef1.4
Min aperturef/22
Angle of view84.0 deg. (61.1 deg. for APS-C/DX)
Min focusing distance0.25m
No. of diaphragm blades8
Focus typeMF (Manual Focus only)
Lens construction13 element, 12 groups (4 elements low-dispersion glass (ED) 2x Aspheric elements)
Dimensions97.0mm x 83.0mm
Weight~ 680g
Filter Size:77mm
Available mountsNikon (AE)

Whats in the box?

Front and rear Lens caps, soft lens bag.

Warranty

Photography Blog - Tested Canon Version August 2, 2012

Samyang 24mm real world test - Dom Bower of Dombowerphoto - Youtube Video

Samyang 24mm sharpness test - Dom Bower of Dombowerphoto - Youtube Video

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