Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E

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Product Highlights

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two Aspherical Elements, Two HR Elements
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Linear Super Sonic Motor AF System
  • Internal Focusing Design
  • Nine-Blade Diaphragm
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Samyang 35mm f/1.4 overview

  • 1Description

Blending a bright maximum aperture with a comfortable wide-angle focal length, the AF 35mm f/1.4 FE from Samyang is a versatile prime lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Its general wide-angle field of view suits photographing a wide variety of subjects and the fast f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also enables working with shallow depth of field techniques. The optical design incorporates a pair of aspherical elements and two high refractive index elements to suppress spherical aberrations in order to achieve a high degree of sharpness and clarity throughout the aperture range. An Ultra Multi-Coating has also been applied to control flare and ghosting for increased contrast when working in strong lighting conditions. The lens's Linear Super sonic Motor works in conjunction with Sony cameras' AF systems for quick and precise focusing performance. Additionally, a nine-blade circular diaphragm contributes to smooth, rounded bokeh.

This fast wide-angle prime is designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 52.5mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.4 maximum aperture excels in low-light conditions and also affords increased control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
Two aspherical elements and two high refractive index elements help control spherical aberrations and distortions for improved sharpness, resolution, and clarity.
An Ultra Multi-Coating has been applied to individual elements in order to reduce flare and ghosting for increased contrast and a neutral color balance.
The integrated Linear Super sonic Motor (LSM) autofocus system works in conjunction with Sony cameras' focusing systems for quick, accurate, and precise AF control.
Internal focusing design maintains the overall length of the lens during use and also prevents the filter ring and lens barrel from rotating during focusing to benefit working with circular polarizers and graduated ND filters.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
Aluminum-alloy housing is both lightweight and durable.
UPC: 084438765748
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Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps
  • Lens Hood
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Samyang 35mm f/1.4 specs

    Focal Length 35mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
    Minimum: f/16
    Camera Mount Type Sony E
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    Angle of View 65.5°
    Minimum Focus Distance 11.81" / 30 cm
    Magnification 0.17x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:5.9
    Optical Design 11 Elements in 9 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
    Image Stabilization No
    Autofocus Yes
    Filter Thread Front: 67 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) 2.99 x 4.53" / 75.9 x 115 mm
    Weight 1.42 lb / 645 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.1 x 5.2 x 5.1"

    Samyang 35mm f/1.4 reviews

    AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Samyang 35mm 1.4 fe Very sharp lens on my a7ii focus is spot an older af system. Sharp wide open stop down sharpness is very good up against the Zeiss it does very well for half the price. No distortion that I can see even when shooting at a close distance. Af motor is night and day difference from the 50mm rokinon af variant that I also own. You hear something if you put it to your ear but otherwise indoor or outdoor very quiet. Even few of Sony lens makes noise which a lot people will not mention. But I’m happy I purchased it sharp good focusing works great.
    Date published: 2018-04-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A real Competitor to Zeiss 35 1.4 ZA I have the Samyang version. �I had the Zeiss 35 1.4 ZA, but recently got rid of it for this. � First, the physical aspects. �It looks and feels very well-made. �Metal construction? I think not, but high quality plastics for sure. �Doesn't feel heavy, just sturdy. �I am using it as a walk-around lens. � I like the clean look of it. �The hood is also high-quality plastic. �It focuses quickly (perhaps not as quickly as the Zeiss), and silently. �There is a slight noise when focusing but very negligible. �The only thing I wish were better is the focus ring. �It rotates too freely for my taste. �Not a huge deal. �I have no plans of ever manually focusing it anyway. Now, the picture quality. �This is where you get your money's worth. �Pictures are sharp, with enough contrast. �The CA is high, but correctable in post. �Vignetting is normal for a fast lens. �The bokeh is very smooth and pleasing. It's not Zeiss, we know. �But for about half the price, I didn't expect it to be. �Instead, it's a very, very good performer. �If I have to guess, I'd say it does about 90 percent of what the Zeiss does, at a substantially lower price. �And that makes it a viable option at this focal length at aperture. I am very happy with the lens so far.
    Date published: 2018-03-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from not a bad lens I actually like this lens, it's very versatile focal range, it's fast. The main negative is slow focusing in low light and mixed resolution test results. The lens has good center resolution even wide open, but the edges are noticeably soft on a flat target. But in real life shooting so far I didn't notice the edges being bad, so my guess the lens has a significant curvature. In good light the focusing is fast and once you close down the aperture, it shows very good resolution and contrast. But most people would buy this lens to shoot in low light where it's weaknesses show up.
    Date published: 2018-04-14
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good optics, average execution Pros: * Solid optics - not Sigma 35/1.4 level but good enough * Nice design - fits well with A7 series * Pretty sharp wide open * Good bokeh Cons: * Average autofocus - OK in good light condition, between average and poor in darker settings * Bad execution - focus ring not smooth with very little resistance; small pieces of plastics sticking out on lens cap and hood (due to bad molding I guess) * No micro contrast and average colors Overall not bad but definitely not great either. For my needs and taste not good enough to keep.
    Date published: 2018-07-20
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just good for money So, I compared this lens to Sony 85mm 1.8... Sony 85mm hits focus much more consistently than Samyang. In photos samyang 35mm misses alot times focus, I guess it depends on light, but even on bright day it's not consistent using EYE AF on my A7III... Video autofocus seems to be slow on samyang.. Sigma art 35mm from my previous Nikon D610 is alot sharper than samyang 35mm on A7III.
    Date published: 2018-08-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 stars Build like a tank, sharp wide open , beautiful picture, color a little bit worm, but i like it. After testing Samy 35 1.4 FE on A7III I have sold canon 35 mm 1.4 II and mc-11!
    Date published: 2018-06-09
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor autofocus This lens was sharp when it nailed focus. �Shooting on the A7rIII with firmware version2 of the lens this lens consistently missed focus at all apertures and all focal distances. �in a series of 10 shots 1-2 would be sharp the others would very from just off to complelty off. �Very frustrating for me as I had high hopes for this lens
    Date published: 2018-05-31
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from It had moments This was a great lens when it focused correctly. The subject would appear in focus in the viewfinder of my A7R3, but after taking the picture around half of my images were front-focused. Never had this issue with my 28mm, 55mm, or 85mm 1.8 FE. Returning this lens to wait for the Sigma 35mm FE
    Date published: 2018-04-12
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    Samyang 35mm f/1.4 accessories

    Designed for use with:

    • Sony PXW-FS5
    • Sony PXW-FS7
    • Sony PXW-FS7M2
    • Sony PXW-FS7M2K
    • Sony Alpha A5000
    • Sony Alpha A5100
    • Sony Alpha A6000
    • Sony Alpha A6300
    • Sony Alpha A6500
    • Sony Alpha A7
    • Sony Alpha A7 II
    • Sony Alpha A7 III
    • Sony Alpha A7R
    • Sony Alpha A7R II
    • Sony Alpha A7R III
    • Sony Alpha A7S
    • Sony Alpha A7S II
    • Sony Alpha A9
    • Sony NXCAM NEX-EA50M
    • Sony XDCAM PXW-FS7
    • Sony A7R III
    • Sony NEX-EA50M
    • Sony NEX-EA50UH
    • Sony NEX-FS700R
    • Sony NEX-VG30
    • Sony NEX-VG900
    • Sony PXW-FS5
    • Sony PXW-FS5 Kit
    • Sony PXW-FS5M2
    • Sony PXW-FS7
    • Sony PXW-FS7M2
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