Finally, a standard large aperture third party zoom lens for your Sony E mount camera with the range of 24 to 70mm at F2.8 constant aperture – The Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE
Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is Samyang’s first Auto Focus Standard Zoom lens equipped with various functions optimized for video shooting that is different from other standard zoom lenses. Among the 17 elements, they used 9 special glasses, and premium material is adopted for the barrel.
These are some of the characteristics of the AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE
1. Optimized features not only for outstanding still images but also for video shooting
2. Standard zoom angle of view from wide-angle to short-telephoto
3. A bright maximum aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range
4. The weather-sealing design and the custom switch, considering the user’s shooting environment and convenience
It features weather sealing on 7 different spots in order to protect the lens from light rain or dust. The lens is powered by the Linear STM motor for a fast and accurate AF to respond to track shooting with eye recognition and face recognition.
Stable Video Recording
As the AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE provides the ‘Par-focal’ function in manual focus video shooting mode, allows the user to zoom in on a subject and zoom back out while maintaining the same focus. Now the users are able to shoot cinematic-look videos more conveniently. Well-controlled AF movement speed in AF video shooting mode reduced its wobbling and noise, which maximizes the convenience of the lens usability.
Customized Cine Kit
A Samyang Cine Kit, consisting of focus gearing, follow focus, and tripod mount, enables you to shoot professional video. With this Cine Kit, you can easily exchange the shooting system such as the lens or the follow focus, so it saves your time changing systems for shooting.
This zoom lens delivers a 24-70mm angle of view and a bright maximum aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range, as commonly utilized by full-frame camera users, so it can be used for diverse photos such as landscapes, portraits, and snaps. In particular, the optimum resolution is achieved through the optical design of 17 elements in 14 groups (2 ASP, 1 H-ASP, 3 HR, and 3 ED).
The bright aperture of the AF 24-70 F2.8 FE offers a beautifully blurred background. The subject and background are effectively separated with shallow depth of field, creating impressive images highlighting the subject. The 9-blade circular aperture contributes natural-looking bokeh and the beautiful starburst effect.
Short Minimum Focusing Distance
The minimum focusing distance is just 0.35m, so it is possible to produce a unique perspective close to the subject. It makes it easier to take various images such as food on tables or portraits with exaggerated features.
Advanced Fast and Quiet AF
Now Autofocus needs to consider not only how more accurately and quickly it captures images, but also how quiet and smooth it is. The AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE features the latest STM, a larger and heavier focus lens group that can be controlled more quietly and precisely, providing excellent image quality in both photos and videos.
The AF 24-70 F2.8 FE enhanced the usability considering the user’s shooting environment. This Samyang’s first zoom lens features weather sealing for 7 spots to protect from light dust, rain, and snow and provide the ability to capture stunning images in less than perfect conditions.
Equipped with the Custom Switch, shooting and operation are more intuitive and simple. You can easily select various functions such as Aperture Control Mode or MF Mode from the Switch, and enjoy the shooting mode that suits your personal preference.
The AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is retailing at RM3,980, head over to Futuromic Store to check out their best deals.
Aperture Range: F2.8 ~ 22
Lens optical: Construction 17 Elements in 14 Groups + ASP 2, H-ASP 1, HR3, ED3
Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.35m (1.15ft)
Magnification Ratio: 0.1x – 0.27x
Diaphragm Blades: 9
Filter Size: 82.0mm
Maximum Diameter: 88mm
Mount: Sony FE
AF Motor: Linear STM
Below are some photo samples shot using the AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE by various photographers. Enjoy!
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