53points

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4

68points

Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D

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Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
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20 facts in comparison

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4 vs Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
53
points
Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
68
points
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D

Why is Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4 better than Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D?

  • 14.29% wider aperture at minimum focal length
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    f/2.40 vs2.8f
  • Has a metal mount
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  • 5mm longer maximum focal length
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    14mmvs9mm
  • 2 more aperture blades
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    9vs7
  • Is a normal lens
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Why is Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D better than Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4?

  • 5mm shorter minimum focal length
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    9mmvs14mm
  • 0.16m shorter minimum focus distance
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    0.12mvs0.28m
  • 576g lighter
    215gvs791g
  • Can focus to infinity
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  • Front element doesn't rotate
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  • Includes lens hood
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  • 0.05x Better magnification factor
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    0.13xvs0.08x

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General info

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
2.Has a metal mount
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A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
3.minimum focal length
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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.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

14mm

9mm

4.maximum focal length
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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.

Best

Sigma 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG APO HSM

800mm

14mm

9mm

5.weight
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Best

Canon EF 400mm F/4 DO IS II USM

2.1g

791g

215g

6.Includes lens hood
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It comes with a lens hood so that you don’t have to buy it separately. These are used to block strong light sources, such as the sun, from the lens to prevent glare and lens flare.

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

For example

Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
2.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD

22.2x

1x

1x

3.magnification
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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.

Best

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH

14x

0.08x

0.13x

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)
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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. Show more

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

f/0.95

f/2.40

f/2.80

2.Has rounded aperture blades
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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.

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
3.aperture blades
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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.

Best

Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

20

9

7

Focus

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

For example

Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4 P

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
2.Can focus to infinity
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Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
3.minimum focus distance
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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.

Best

Lensbaby Circular Fisheye

0.01m

0.28m

0.12m

4.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
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Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

For example

Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4 P

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D
5.Has full-time manual focus
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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.

Samyang Premium MF 14mm F2.4
Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D

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