differences

Reasons to consider the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

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 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC captures slightly more light (1.4 f-stops)
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the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

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 121 mm
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More than 40% shorter
Smaller diameter 75 mm vs 87 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Lighter 240 g vs 0.6 kg
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2.4x 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
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC$269.00
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM$234.99
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC14 mm
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM18 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC1x
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM1.8x

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 - $139

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM

Wide angle lens

$375

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$636 - $849

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Competitors

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$269 - $288

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS

Lens

$369

Length Slightly longer
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$1,670 - $1,849

Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive

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