differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4.5
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At its widest, the 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS captures slightly more light (1.4 f-stops)
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Learn more about
the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Auto focus Yes vs No
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Shorter 72 mm vs 132 mm
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Around 50% shorter
Smaller diameter 75 mm vs 86 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Lighter 240 g vs 0.6 kg
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2.6x lighter
Slightly more zoom 1.8x vs 1x
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80% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
10 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS10 mm
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM18 mm

competitors

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Competitors

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$129 - $150

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$199 - $1,349

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$235 - $270

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Competitors

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$235 - $270

Length Slightly shorter
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$269 - $288

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

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