Samyang's 24mm T1.5 ED AS UMC VDSLR lens offers a professional wide angle prime lens with excellent optics, yet still manages to deliver amazing value for money to those seeking the best lens to hire.
This Nikon mount Samyang 24mm T1.5 ED AS UMC VDSLR (Video DSLR) lens is designed for professional movie making purposes where both high quality and speed (wide aperture) are the most imporant features for someone who needs to hire the most flexible lens for their particular assignment.
The VDSLR version feature follow focus gearing and decoupled aperture, which allow the user to smoothly and quietly change focus and aperture / depth of field whist filming, and link to professional follow focus cam systems.
The aperture and focus scale has also been relocated to the side of the lens to improve visibility of the scale
The Nikon DX 24mm VDSLR version is compatible with full frame or APS-C sized sensors and are initially available in Canon, Nikon mounts. It is ideal for full-frame cameras, constituting a high-quality wide-angle lens is the perfect rental lens for street, landscape and architecture shooting even in low light conditions. Those with Nikon DX / APS-C sensors will see about 38mm field of view (35mm equivalent), which is suited best to for journalist and general photography shoots.
If you need to rent a movie camera hire lenses are rated by a T-number instead of an F-stop. The F-stop expresses the speed of the lens on the assumption that lens transmits 100% of the incident light. The movie equivalent T-number reflects the real light transmission.
The Nikon lens mount variant of this Samyang 24mm VDSLR version is optically commensurate to the regular 24mm f1.4 version, the Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Lens.
The sharpness is excellent, even at wide apertures on the frame edge. The fast T1.5 aperture provides a narrow depth of field letting photographers seperate subjects from the background while enabling faster shutter speeds in low light conditions.
Please note if you require the Nikon mount Samyang 24 mm T1.5 VDSLR, it is a manual focus lens with toothed rings compatible with professional geared follow focus systems available in the film industry and likewise a toothed, decoupled (de-clicked) aperture ring.
Such modifications mean this lens gives continuous and precise control over both focus & aperture while video recording.
This allows for ultimate manual control of focus and exposure when filming from one scene to another with different light source intensities, such as changing exposure values (EVs) from inside to outside, or even in-camera fade ins etc.
For film and video applications manual focus is the preferred choice, allowing changing focusing during filming and here are increasing numbers of users using DSLRs for filming and High Definition (HD) video.
This Nikon mount Samyang 24mm lens also gives a lovely bokeh at open apertures, (the character of out-of-focus areas), due to its design and fast aperture. Meaning should you decide to hire one you can easily acheive highly cine professional images.
The Nikon variant fo the Samyang 24mm lens has an optical construction of the features 13 lenses arranged in 12 groups, 4 lenses are low-dispersion glass (ED), plus two aspheric elements. The 24mm features Ultra Multi Coated (UMC) multi-coated lenses for the best possible light transmission, and resistance to ghosting and flares.