The Samyang 35mm f1.4 AS UMC is a fast, wide angle, manual focus prime lens for full frame cameras, or a fast standard prime when used on DX sensors. This Nikon AE version of the Samyang 35mm features an electronic circuit which allows for full control of exposure parameters accessible from the Nikon camera, including i-TTL flash communication and EXIF data with all Nikon Digital SLR cameras. On a full frame Nikon FX DSLRs the 35mm focal length has universal applications with the fast f1.4 aperture, including journalism, portraiture and low light photography.
With its high resolution, it is also popular for landscape photography. When mounted on a Nikon camera with DX sensor, will become a popular, multitasking prime lens of around a standard 50mm. The optical design of the Samyang 35 mm f1.4 UMC lens is twelve elements arranged in ten groups and includes two elements with high refractive index, which helps reduces its weight and dimensions to a moderate level for a full frame capable lens. The inclusion of an aspherical optical element minimizes helps reduce lateral chromatic aberration, UMC multi-layer coatings provides high contrast and faithful colour reproduction. The design incorporates floating lens elements allowing to preserve high image quality with minimum focusing distance.
It features a wide comfortable manual focus ring and is perfectly adapted to most photographic applications. Accurate for focus critical situations can be achieved through use of focusing in live view mode, available to most newer Nikon camera models. This lens comes supplied with front and rear lens caps, petal-type lens hood (which is reversible for transporting) and a soft lens pouch. Filter size 77mm.