Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Canon EF-M Mount

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Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Canon EF-M Mount
Key Features
  • Canon EF-M Mount/APS-C Format
  • 25.6mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.0-22
  • Two Aspherical Lens Elements
The 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Canon EF-M Mount from Samyang is a manual focus wide-angle prime lens compatible with APS-C format mirrorless digital cameras. It provides an 83.1° angle of view which translates into a 35mm format equivalency of 25.6mm. A fast maximum aperture of f/2.0 is effective in low light shooting and provides shallow depth of field. With two aspherical lens elements and one extra-low dispersion element, chromatic aberrations are minimized and sharp, color-accurate images are the result. UMC lens coating facilitates even light transmission and reduces ghosting and flares.
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Samyang 16mm f/2.0 Overview

The 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Canon EF-M Mount from Samyang is a manual focus wide-angle prime lens compatible with APS-C format mirrorless digital cameras. It provides an 83.1° angle of view which translates into a 35mm format equivalency of 25.6mm. A fast maximum aperture of f/2.0 is effective in low light shooting and provides shallow depth of field. With two aspherical lens elements and one extra-low dispersion element, chromatic aberrations are minimized and sharp, color-accurate images are the result. UMC lens coating facilitates even light transmission and reduces ghosting and flares.

Wide angle focal length equivalent to 25.6mm in the 35mm format
Fast f/2.0 maximum aperture for effective low light shooting and shallow depth of field
Aspherical and Extra-low Dispersion lens elements reduce aberrations
UMC lens coating allows even light transmission and minimizes ghosting and flares
UPC: 084438761443

Samyang 16mm f/2.0 Specs

Focal Length16mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 25.6mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF-M
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View83.1°
Minimum Focus Distance7.87" / 20 cm
Optical Design13 Elements in 11 Groups
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.39 x 4.54" / 86.11 x 115.32 mm
Weight1.35 lb / 613 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.8 x 6.6 x 4.8"
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is the focal throw is good for video or better to ...

is the focal throw is good for video or better to buy the cine version ?
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The throw of the Samyang 16mm f/2.0 is roughly 120~135 degrees based on my estimation after playing with it in the store. The Cine version is likely only different in that it has follow-focus gears. If you are interested in getting gears for this lens separately and using the lens for both photo and video, that would make this lens a very versatile choice. The diameter of the focus ring is 73.9mm.
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Date published: 2021-09-09

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Can I use a diffusion filter with this lens?
Asked by: Alexis K.
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Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is it possible to use it with a Canon T3i with a clipin Halpha filter, such as an Astronomik filter?
Asked by: Alexis K.
We do not carry the Astronomik line of filters so we cannot speak to the efficacy of such a combination. Please contact Astronomik.We can offer the opinion that this lens will behave the same as a Canon lens as far as mounting is concerned.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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I am considering buying the Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony Alpha camera. Is this a cine lens? Will I be able to use this lens to zoom in on a subject or is the lens a set focal length?
Asked by: Colleen G.
The Samyang 16mm f2.0 is a fixed focal length lens. It will not zoom.
Answered by: Dana G.
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will it work on my sony a7?
Asked by: Anonymous
Upon further review of the question You may have problems with coverage on a FF sensor. You may have to look into the coverage issue some more.
Answered by: Roy S.
Date published: 2020-07-22

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I've read people saying this has focus assist with the Nikon bodies. I am thinking of buying this for the D3200. How will I be using it ? Focus assist ? Auto Exposure ? Will the TTL metering be functional ?
Asked by: Anonymous
In my experience with the Nikon version of this lens, focus assist will work with Nikon DSLRs, but the results may not be accurate depending on the particular model of camera. When I use the lens with my Nikon D300 the lens will focus in back of the subject even when the focus assist green dot in the viewfinder indicates that you are in focus. This issue is serious enough to result in out of focus photos when the lens is used at maximum aperture or close to maximum aperture, particularly in close-up photos. My D7000 body also back focuses when you use focus assist with this lens, although not as noticeably as with the D300. The only one of my camera bodies on which focus assist works with reasonable accuracy with this lens is my D7100. I don't know why this variation occurs, or how well focus assist will work with this lens on other Nikon camera bodies.If I need really accurate focus with this lens when using the D300 or D7000 I focus with the camera in Live View with the LCD view zoomed to 100%. The Nikon version of this lens is chipped to provide auto exposures, and it has five contacts to communicate exposure info with the camera body. So most of the auto exposure modes on Nikon DSLRs will work normally, with the possible exception of 3D Matrix Metering (since the lens is manual focus, I don't believe that it sends any focus distance information to the camera body). Regular Matrix Metering does work, -this is the exposure mode I normally use and I have not had any exposure issues with this lens when used in that mode.The lens has a manual aperture ring with a Nikon AI aperture coupling tab. So, when used on Nikon cameras with an AI tab, this lens is technically AI-P . You do have to set the lens to its minimum aperture for auto exposure to work, and the aperture ring does not have a minimum aperture lock. But the ring does click very securely to minimum aperture so it's unlikely that you might accidentally knock it off the minimum aperture of f/22.
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The dimensions on this lens are very large and long. Will this need a lens support to prevent strain on the MFT mount?
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Date published: 2018-08-28
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