Samyang 24mm f1.4 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Samyang 24mm f1.4 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samyang 24mm f1.4 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Samyang 24mm f1.4 ED AS UMC Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samyang 24mm f1.4 ED AS UMC lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Minimum focus distance of 0.25m / 9.8 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Samyang 24mm f1.4 is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Samyang 24mm f1.4 is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sony E and Samsung NX mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samyang 24mm f1.4 has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of mm. It weighs 580g / 20.5 oz.
Samyang 24mm f1.4 has a filter thread of 77mm.
Samyang 24mm f1.4 has a fixed focal lenght of 24mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 38.4mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 24mm f1.4 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon 24mm f2.8 IS USM , Canon 28mm f2.8 IS USM in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Samyang 24mm f1.4 With Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 24mm f1.4 has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Samyang 24mm f1.4's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 ED glass elements
- 2 aspherical elements
Samyang 24mm f1.4 is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Samyang 24mm f1.4
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