The Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Lens is a fast, wide angle, manual focus prime lens compatible with full frame cameras, as well as APS-C or smaller sensors. The Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC lens was designed to suit most popular SLR and DSLR cameras. On a full frame camera the 35mm focal length has universal applications, the lens is bright / fast wide-angle lens perfect for landscape, journalism and general shooting applications, including low light photography. When mounted on a camera with APS-C sensor, will become a popular, multitasking 50mm prime lens, perfect for general photography including low light photography. When mounted to cameras with the 4/3rd system, the Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC will turn into a short, bright portrait lens with 70mm focal length equivalent.
The wide apertures of the Samyang 35mm provide beautiful bokeh, (the character of out-of-focus areas) which is perfect for portrait type applications, or photography where ultra smooth out of focus backgrounds or foregrounds is desired. This technique helps to separate the subject from the background giving very pleasing and professional results, particularly in portrait or photojournalism photography. Aided by its 8 aperture bladed design, the smoothness of the bokeh provided by the Samyang 35mm is excellent. Although bokeh character is a personal preference various independent tests and users rate the Samyang 35mm lens as one of the best lenses regardless of cost or manufacturer when it comes to its bokeh character.
The optical design of the Samyang 35mm F1.4 UMC lens is twelve elements arranged in ten groups and includes two elements with high refractive index, which helps reduces its weight and dimensions to a moderate level for a full frame capable lens. The inclusion of an aspherical optical element minimises helps reduce lateral chromatic aberration, UMC multi-layer coatings provides high contrast and faithful colour reproduction. The design incorporates floating lens elements allowing to preserve high image quality with minimum focusing distance.
It features a wide comfortable manual focus ring and is perfectly adapted to most photographic applications. Accurate for focus critical situations can be achieved through use of focusing in live view mode, available to most newer Nikon camera models.
There are increasing numbers of users using Canon and Nikon DSLRs for filming High Definition (HD) video and manual lenses allows users precise focus control during filming.
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC has been designed with emphasis placed on the smallest details to both optics and workmanship, which place the lens among the best photographic products in its class.
Supplied with front and rear lens caps, petal-type lens hood (which is reversible for transporting) and a soft lens pouch. Filter size 77mm.
Glass aspherical lens (ASP)
It minimises colour aberration to realise exceptional image quality and high contrast for centre and corner of image even when aperture is fully opened.
High refractive lens (HR)
High quality refractive lens gives you brighter image.
Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) of Samyang Optics
Ultra Multi Coating of Samyang Optics is used to minimise flare and ghost and realise crisp colour image.
Circular aperture with 8 blades
8 aperture blades create almost a full circle when closed and express ray beautifully as starlight.
Bright F1.4 aperture
Smooth focal control gives you precise adjustment and also F 1.4 wide aperture gives you touching photography.
|Model||Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC|
|Lens type||Wide angle to standard|
|Angle of view||63.4° (42.5° for APS-C Nikon)|
|Min focusing distance||0.3m|
|No. of diaphragm blades||8|
|Focus type||MF (Manual Focus only)|
|Lens construction||12 elements / 10 groups / 1 aspherical lens|
|Dimensions||111 x 83mm|