Surprisingly versatile. That is probably the best way to describe the often underrated ultra-wide angle focal length of the 14mm lens. With a 114 to 115.7-degree view (depending on the brand) when mounted on a full-frame camera, this lens works as well capturing vast landscape and nightscape images in a single shot as it does capturing environmental portraits in even the tightest of spaces (from as close as 11 inches between the lens and the subject). If the ambient light is somewhat low, fear not. Several options include a fast, constant f/2.8 aperture (or f/1.8 for Sigma) to allow in more light when working with difficult lighting conditions.

You can find the prices and specs for various makes and models of the 14mm lenses via the links below:

For Canon EF Mount Camera Bodies

For Nikon Camera Bodies

For Sony Camera Bodies

For Pentax K Camera Bodies

We’re happy to feature a collection of images from five imaginative global photographers to demonstrate the creative potential of the 14mm lens in an array of genres. You can find their images and links to their sites below. We highly encourage you to check out more of their work.

Damien Lovegrove: Website | Instagram

Alik Griffin: Website | Instagram

Bastian Kratzke: Website | Instagram

Matthew Saville: Website | Instagram

[Related Reading: Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art Lens Review | The New Champion Of 14mm Ultra-Wides?]

Daniel Gangur: Website | Instagram


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