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12-31-2007, 10:47 AM   #1
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Fisheye Help

If you guy had a choice of a good Fisheye for a toy what would it be?

MC Zenitar 16/2.8 Fish Eye 16mm for 165.00 to my door, or the Pentax 10-17/3.5-4.5 smc P-DA ED IF Digital Fish-eye for 385.95 to my door?

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the 10-17..
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Have seen some great images from the 10-17 as well ... also the de-fished images looked great too.
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The Zenitar for me.
I've seen so many good photographs taken with and the price still amazes me.

If I had a bigger budget I'd get a Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye.

I have used the 10-17 as well, and it's a fun lens to use. Not to mention that the image quality is still great.

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I've owned both. They both are good quality lenses, but I kept the 10-17, and sold the Z lens, because you can get more of the FE effect with the Pentax lens.
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The Zenitar and use the $220 balance towards another lens, maybe the 12-24. I own the Zenitar and it's a GREAT little lens. Especially when you figure it's so much less expensive than the 10-17.

NaCl(the "Z" is always in my bag)H2O
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The 10-17 is very flexible and I got mine for $100 off :-)
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10-17.....tho i never used the Z....i've only had the 10-17 for a few days..and it's just simply fun and amazing

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