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RokinonTilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent output (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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(38 of 41 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Exceptional Lens

By Arch and Interior pro

from Chicago, IL

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Durable
  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • No cons at all

Best Uses

  • Architecture
  • Interiors
  • Landscape/Scenery

Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

I wanted to review this lens because I think that you'll find this review helpful in making a buying decision. First, I am a pro interior/architectural photographer. I am a lens snob and I use only Zeiss and a couple of high-end Nikon lenses for my work. My clients are brutally demanding of image sharpness and true color. (I actually appreciate this level of professionalism.) I was going crazy debating whether I should purchase this lens, or the Nikon PC lens. I rented this lens[@] for a month, to see if if would deliver the quality that I needed. I reccommend renting any lens before purchasing, if possible. Bottom line, I was blown away by the sharpness and color rendition of this lens.In addition to the quality of the glass, this lens is built so that you can change the tilt and shift axis individually so that you have more options on shifting and tilting. The Nikon lens does not do this. If you are shooting architecture, this ability to change axis points is absolutely essential. If you are looking at a lens like this for shooting landscapes and panoramas, this feature may not be necessary to you, but why not have it?I don't use this lens for Macro shooting,so I'm not concerned about BOKEH with this lens. I'm more concerned with DOF and corner to corner clarity, and for me, I have found the best settings to be between f/11 and f/13.This lens is well-built, and I am perfectly pleased with its "build quality."Bottom line: This lens is 1/3 the cost of the Nikon PC lens. It has great sharpness, true color, the ability to change axis, and is built well. I have added some shots taken with this lens. I actually had a hard time choosing which shots to share with you, since I have many that show off this lens' ability. Sorry, Nikon. I wanted to give you my business for this lens, but this Rokinon lens is extremely good at a price point that makes sense.

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(17 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nicwe lens for the money

By LuisValizas

from Montevideo, Uruguay

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery

    Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

    Nice lens for practice TS lenses without paying so much for the originals. Also has the possibility to Tilt and Shift in the same axis, impossible with the Nikon model, so it is good enough for me

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    (17 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    very impressed with this lens

    By Norm

    from Toronto, Canada

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Architecture
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Macro Photography
      • Night Photography

      Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

      The lens is very light weight. It is sharp. Been shooting mostly at f8 . image quality is good (shooting on Nikon D800).
      Adjustments are easy to use but the knobs are to small for big fingers. But you get used to this quiclkly.
      If you haven't used a TS lens before plan on doing some reading and watching tutorials. any TS lens is not a pop it on and start shooting lens'
      Only downside is there is no lens hood for it

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      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent Quality at a Great Price

      By Len

      from Mid Hudson Valley, NY

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh

      Cons

      • NONE

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Night Photography
      • Real Estate

      Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

      Worth every penny.

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      (16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Shifting at the right price

      By Nikon335

      from Painesville Ohio

      Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

      At well under the 1K mark this is a great lens. Unlike the Nikon version you can rotate the shift or tilt with the flick of a switch. Downside is you have to open the aperture manually to focus and then stop it down again to shoot. Since you are usually on a tripod shooting architectural work this is not a great problem. I was amazed at how good of a macro this lens is as well.

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      4.0

      Must be carefull when using

      By Al

      from Montreal,Canada

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great For Framing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Rokinon Tilt-Shift 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Lens for Nikon:

        -Live view or mirror lock up is a must to prevent vibration.
        -When focussing you have to be carefull not to pass the ∞ or you will be out of focus.
        -Framing is great, just level the camera and shift up.

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