Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
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Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake: 17 facts and highlights

1. Has full-time manual focus

With full-time manual focus you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (auto focus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.
Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
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2. widest aperture at maximum focal length

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.
2.8
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH: 1.4

3. has or is a prime lens

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

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.
22
Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS: 40

5. widest aperture

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.
f/2.8
Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH: f/1.4

6. minimum focus distance

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.
0.17m
Samsung NX 10mm F3.5 Fisheye: 0.09m

7. smallest aperture at minimum focal length

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.
22
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 OSS LE: 40

8. minimum focal length

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.
20mm
Olympus M.Zuiko ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ: 0.25mm

9. maximum focal length

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.
20mm
Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II: 300mm

10. aperture blades

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.
7
Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: 11

11. Has rounded aperture blades

Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.
Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
74% have it

12. weight

89g
Samsung NX-M 9mm F3.5 ED: 31g

13. magnification

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.
0.18x
Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH: 14x

14. Has a metal mount

A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.
Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
94% have it

16. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
1x
Samsung NX 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS: 11x

17. Is a wide angle lens

A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.
Samsung NX 20mm F2.8 Pancake
27% have it

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