Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

(3 customer reviews)

This photo lens has 13 glass elements in 12 groups, which means it is designed to produce high-quality images with minimum distortion. The lens coating is multi-coated, which helps to reduce glare and flare. It has a fast maximum aperture of f/1.4, which allows for low light photography and shallow depth of field for bokeh effect. The build quality of this camera glass is solid and durable. The resolution of this photographic lens is sharp and clear, making it suitable for landscape, architecture, and street photography. There are alternatives available in the market, but this lens is a good option for those who prefer manual focus and want to achieve creative bokeh effect. The manufacturing time of this lens is not mentioned, but it is a well-known lens in the market.


  • Fantastic manual lens that has become my favorite lens of 2016.
  • Amazing astrophotography lens for night shooting, star trails, and time-lapse photography.
  • The 24mm angle is great for close-up portraits, landscapes, and capturing the night sky.
  • The 1.4 f/stop allows for creativity and experimentation with composition and style.
  • Excellent image quality with no mechanical or technical faults to report.


  • The lens is heavy and can be cumbersome to carry around for extended periods.
  • Being manual only can be a challenge when adjusting focus quickly.
  • The wide 24mm angle may not be suitable for everyday shooting.


  • Overall, the Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC lens offers excellent image quality and versatility for night and landscape photography, close-up portraits, and experimentation with composition and style. While it may not be suitable for everyday shooting due to its weight and manual-only focus, it’s an essential addition to any photographer’s kit who wants to push their creative boundaries.

Optical design

Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred. Has 8 aperture blades, with this amount of aperture blades you will be satisfied with the result.

Physical characteristics

With a lens filter diameter of 77 mm this lens deserves a good quality filter, this is commonly filter size, provides a range of filter options. Weights 680 grams so it is a heavy lens, consider using its own lens bag. 97 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag.

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3 reviews for Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC


    2 user rated as 4.6/5


    2 user rated as 4.5/5


    10 user rated as 3.64/5

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