Samyang 10mm F2.8 ED AS NCS CS A-mount lens review by tomiZG

reviewer#11797 date: Apr-30-2014
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 15-30 a-mount
Samyang 14 2.8 a-mount
price paid:430 €
positive:Sharpness, build, distortion, bokeh
negative:Quite big and heavy, especially on a nex body
comment:Only got this lens today, maybe too early to give a detailed review. Didn't realize how big it was (quite naive, thinking that all nex lenses should be small) but I am very positively surprised with the performance. Will post photos and edit this review after a while.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 3
  • sharpness: 4.17
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.67
  • distortion: 4.33
  • flare control: 3.67
  • overall: 4.37 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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