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Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake
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Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake review: specs and price

Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

Why is Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake better than the average?

  • Widest aperture at maximum focal length
    2.4fvs3.81f
  • Smallest aperture at maximum focal length
    22fvs21.76f
  • Widest aperture
    f/2.4 vsf/3.0072916666666667
  • Minimum focus distance
    0.18mvs0.39m
  • Minimum focal length
    16mmvs28.18mm
  • Weight
    90gvs293.48g
  • Smallest aperture at minimum focal length
    22fvs21.47f

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General info

1.Is a wide angle lens
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.

2.has or is a prime lens
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

3.Front element doesn't rotate
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

The front element doesn’t rotate. This is important if you use filters, as some such as polarising or gradient filters have to be orientated a certain way.

4.minimum focal length

16mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

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5.maximum focal length

16mm

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

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6.Has a metal mount
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

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Optics

1.magnification

0.12x

A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.

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2.optical zoom

1x

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

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11x

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Aperture

1.widest aperture at maximum focal length

2.4f

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

1.4f

2.smallest aperture at maximum focal length

22f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

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40f

3.widest aperture

f/2.4

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

f/1.4

4.aperture blades

7

The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

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Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM

11

5.smallest aperture at minimum focal length

22f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

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Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 OSS LE

40f

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Focus

1.Has full-time manual focus
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

2.minimum focus distance

0.18m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

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3.Has focus motor
Samsung NX 16mm F2.4 Pancake

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

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