New Nikon 10.5mm DX lens

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Lung Fish, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. Lung Fish

    Lung Fish Guest

    10.5mm f/2.8G ED AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor
    I have finally seen it in stock in a store or two.
    Does anyone have any experience yet with this new lens?

    I like the idea that I can get a 16mm equivalent full-frame fisheye on the
    Nikon dSLRs. Hey, it may even look like a near-circular fisheye on 35mm
    when the DX size circle vignettes...

    The specs are promising, though AF-S would be nice.
    Lung Fish, Apr 16, 2004
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  2. Lung Fish

    ~ Darrell ~ Guest

    I would have liked it to be backward compatible to film cameras like the
    F100, F90X. But more proof digital is replacing film...
    ~ Darrell ~, Apr 16, 2004
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  3. Lung Fish

    Bowzah Guest

    Do you really need fast AF on a fisheye?
    Bowzah, Apr 16, 2004
  4. Lung Fish

    JR Guest

    There already is the 16/2.8 fisheye which is the film equivalent. A
    10.5mm lens would be extremely expensive for a 35mm camera. Not cost

    JR, Apr 17, 2004
  5. Lung Fish

    ~ Darrell ~ Guest

    I want wider ... Maybe I'll look at the Voigtlander 12mm Ultra-Wide Heliar.
    ~ Darrell ~, Apr 17, 2004
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