The new tiny lens is designed for landscape and astrophotography photographers. Thanks to its compact size and light weight with minimized coma and short minimum focusing distance, you can enjoy photography day and night. This lens provides outstanding corner-to-corner image quality from maximum F1.8 aperture and smooth and natural-looking bokeh. The new features of Focus Hold Button and LED indicator maximize the usability for capturing the night sky.
A Compact Superb-Resolution 24mm F1.8 Prime Lens
Samyang's latest optical technology achieves stunning corner-to-corner resolution from maximum F1.8 aperture in a large aperture wide-angle prime lens. A total of 11 elements in 8 groups, with 7 special lenses(2 ASP, 3 HR, 2 ED) allow you to express your infinite creativity; especially suitable for astrophotography as you can get awesome images with minimized spherical and coma aberration.
[New] Custom Mode for Astrophotography
The AF 24mm F1.8 FE lens features a new function titled â€œCustom Modeâ€ with an â€œLED indicatorâ€ for astrophotography. The â€œCustom Modeâ€ can be operated through the newly-designed Focus Hold button. Once the user enters the custom mode, the LED indicator will blink once, and the focus will automatically move to the infinity position. *Users can save their own focus position with the focus hold button.
[New] Focus Hold Button & Custom Switch to Maximize Usability
Customizable Focus Hold Button Pressing this button on the lens will keep the lens locked to that focusing distance. The user can also assign other desired functions to the focus hold button through the menu setting on the camera body. Custom Switch Equipped with the Custom Switch, shooting and operation is 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. *More functions will be added through firmware update in the future.
Compact & Lightweight with Modern Design
The AF 24mm F1.8 FE weighs only 230g(8.1oz) and 71.5mm(2.8in) in length. Small size and lightweight enhance mobility when used with compact E-mount mirrorless cameras. Its matt finishing with the laser engraved font provides better readability and the tactile mounting index adds to the convenience of the users. Also features weather sealing for 5 spots to protect from light dust, rain and snow and provide the ability to capture stunning images in less than perfect conditions.
24mm Focal Length can Be Used for Landscapes, Indoors, and Even Snaps
The 24mm F1.8 FE lens provides a wide-angle of view of 83.7˚ and a short minimum focusing distance of 0.19m(0.62ft). Which allows you to take photos in various environments, whether indoors or outdoors. Combined with this wide-angle lens, you can freely create your own perspective with creativity.
Shallow Depth of Field with Large Aperture F1.8
The AF 24mm F1.8 FE has a fast F1.8 aperture for crisp focus and beautifully blurred backgrounds. It gives you full control over depth-of-field so that you can isolate your subject and the background, and the 9-blade circular aperture which contributes smooth, creamy, natural-looking bokeh.
Advanced Fast and Quiet AF for Stills and Movies
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 24mm F1.8 FE features the latest STM (Stepping Motor), a larger and heavier focus lens group can be controlled more quietly and precisely, providing excellent image quality in both photos and videos.
Model Name: AF 24mm F1.8 FE
Aperture Range: F1.8 ~ 22
Lens Optical Construction: 11 Elements in 8 Groups
Special Lens: ASP 2, HR 3 , ED 2
Minimum Focusing Distance: 0.19m (0.62ft)
Magnification Ratio: 0.21x
Diaphragm Blades: 9
Filter Size (mm): Ø58.0
Maximum Diameter(mm): Ø65.0
Mount: Sony FE
Angle of view, Full Frame: 83.7˚
Angle of view, APS-C : 60.9˚
Length : 71.5mm / 2.8in
Weight : 230g / 8.1oz
Weather Sealing : Yes
AF/MF mode switch : No
AF Motor : Linear STM