The Rokinon SP 10mm f/3.5 is designed for the Canon EF mount camera systems. The field of vision is a massive 130 degrees. The lens has a maximum aperture of f/3.5. The internal design includes a total of 18 elements arranged in 11 groups. These include 3 aspherical elements, 1 HR element and 3 ED elements. The lens also has ultra multi coating to prevent flares and ghosting. Please note this is a manual focusing lens with no AF motor. The lens’ aperture diaphragm is composed of 7 blades.
This is a wide angle lens designed for the Canon EF mount (full frame). The focal length ranges from 16 to 28mm. Thus, this is ideal for shooting landscape, architecture and a bit of street photography too. The lens consists of a total of 15 elements arranged in 13 groups. These include 3 aspherical elements and 3 low dispersion elements. The lens comes with multi-coating as well. Auto-focusing is powered by Tokina’s silent drive DC motor AF technology. The lens diaphragm is consisted of 9 blades.
This multipurpose all-in-one zoom lens is a new release from Tamron. There are both Canon and Nikon versions of this lens. The maximum aperture of the lens ranges from f/2.8 – 4 across the focal length. The lens construction includes low dispersion and aspherical elements to counter spherical and other aberrations. Auto-focusing is powered by Tamron’s OSD auto-focusing motor technology. Additionally, the lens is image stabilized. Thanks to Tamron’s VC image stabilization technology.
The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 is a 35mm standard prime lens. The lens has versions for both the two popular mounts. At f/1.4 the lens promises a lot of light captured. About 2 and a third stop more than standard kit lenses when used at their widest focal length. That’s a significant amount of extra light which comes in handy when shooting in low light. It also comes in handy when trying to freeze movement. The lens has auto-focusing. It is powered by Tamron’s USD AF motor technology. Full-time manual focusing is also available.
The Pentax FA 35mm f/2 is a standard prime designed for Pentax’s full-frame cameras. That said, the lens is compatible with the crop sensor Pentax cameras as well. With a slightly increased effective focal length because of the crop factor. The lens has a single aspherical element which prevents spherical aberrations. Additionally, the lens also has HD coating. This coating prevents flares and ghosting from affecting the quality of the images. The only thing that the lens lacks is a fast aperture. Though f/2 is quick, there are faster 35mm standard primes in the market.
This weather sealed lens is designed for the smaller APS-C (crop) camera system of Pentax. The effective focal length of the lens is 17 – 27.5mm when mounted on a crop camera. The lens construction includes a total of 16 elements arranged in 11 groups. These include two aspherical elements, 2 ED elements and 1 ED aspherical element. Additionally, there are Aero Bright II as well as SP coatings. Auto-focusing is powered by DC autofocus motor. The other features include Quick-Shift focus system, focus clamp and a 9-blade aperture diaphragm.
The Yongnuo YN 35mm f/1.4 is a standard prime designed for the Canon EF mount cameras. The maximum aperture of the lens is f/1.4. The internal construction of the lens includes 2 aspherical elements and 2 low dispersion elements. The lens also has a multi-layer coating to prevent lens flares and ghosting to affect the image quality. Auto-focusing on the lens is powered by a DC Autofocus motor. Aperture diaphragm is composed of 7 blades.
The weather sealed Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 is designed for the full frame Canon EF mount. Autofocusing is available too. it comes with a AF/MF switch. The wide angle of the lens gives an angle of view of 116.6 ◦. The lens construction includes a total of 15 elements arranged in 10 groups. One extra low dispersion element, 2 aspherical elements and 4 HRI elements make up the internal constriction. Finally, 7 rounded blades make up the aperture diaphragm.