The lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical lenses for outstanding, sharply defined images
Features the latest generation multi-layer anti-reflection ultra multi-coating (UMC) to minimise flare and ghosting
Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 12" (30.48 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
The lens includes a removable petal-type lens hood
The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 lens is an excellent addition to any amateur or professional photographer's kit and allows you to shoot stunning close-ups and large landscape views. With a maximum aperture of f/1.4, this lens helps you capture clear photos even in low-light conditions. With a construction of 12 elements in 10 groups, the lens effectively corrects chromatic aberrations in photos, and the eight-blade diaphragm provides great out-of-focus shots. The floating system in the lens automatically regulates the internal focusing system to efficiently capture close-up portraits. Moreover, the 77 mm filter thread easily accommodates a wide range of protective lens filters. All in all, the Samyang 35mm f1/4 makes a great addition to your camera kit.
The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC is a fast, wide angle, manual focus prime lens for full frame cameras, or a fast standard prime when used on APS-C/DX sensors.
Producing excellent resolution and sharpness throughout the image equal or exceeding lenses 3 times as expensive, the Samyang 35mm lens is truly a professional class lens at an affordable price.
The Samyang 35 mm f1.4 AS UMC lens was designed to suit the 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 35 mm F1.4 AS UMC will turn into a short, bright portrait lens with 70mm focal length equivalent.
The wide apertures of the 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 preferred. This technique helps to separate the subject from the background giving very pleasing and professional results. 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 35 mm f1.4 UMC lens is twelve elements arranged in ten groups and includes two elements with a high refractive index, which helps reduce its weight and dimensions to a moderate level for a full-frame capable lens. The inclusion of an aspherical optical element minimizes helps reduce lateral chromatic aberration, UMC multi-layer coatings provide high contrast and faithful colour reproduction. The design incorporates floating lens elements allowing for the preservation of high image quality with minimum focusing distance.
It features a wide comfortable manual focus ring and is perfectly adapted to most photographic applications. Accurate focus in critical situations can be achieved through the use of focusing in live view mode, available to most newer camera models.
There are increasing numbers of users using DSLRs for filming and High Definition (HD) video and manual lenses allow the user to alter focus during filming.
Samyang 35 mm F1.4 AS UMC has been designed with great emphasis on the smallest details in both optics and workmanship, which place the lens among the best photographic products in its class
Model: Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC
Lens type: Wide-angle to standard
Focal length: 35 mm
Maximum aperture: f1.4
Min aperture: f/22
Angle of view: 63.4 deg. (42.5 deg. for APS-C)
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: 111mm x 83mm
Filter Size: 77mm