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01-12-2014, 07:11 PM   #1
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Sigma XQ fisheye lens 16mm f2.8

Hi folks.
I have the opportunity to buy the above lens for 175 dollars, Canadian. He says it's a Kaf mount.
Included will be a sf10 camera and a 28-70 af Magnicon f3.5.
I've wanted an ultra-wide or fisheye for some time now.
To be used with a K30. Is this money well spent?
I thought this would be a good question to ask those of you here.

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01-12-2014, 08:12 PM - 1 Like   #2
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16mm fisheye is not "that" wide on an APS-C DSLR such as your K30

Maybe do some searching for shots taken with the Zenitar 16mm on APS-C to get an idea of width.

Best value really wide lens atm is the Samyang/Bower etc 8mm f3.5 fisheye, that is properly wide
01-12-2014, 08:40 PM   #3
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Thank you.
I often forget this fact.
So at 16mm, this lens would have an angle of view of 25.6 using the 1.6 factor.
I'll check out the 8mm 3.5.
06-25-2019, 04:55 PM   #4
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Hi guys,
I own one of this, there was some dust inside and one of the elements has some separation, but still i think i can use this beautiful lens as it is... the problem when I have dismantle the beast, suddenly all the elements just came out ... so now I have no idea what is the order, I have assembled it like 3 different times and still cannot have a clear focusing.
is there anyone with the assembly design for me to guide myself to reassembly this guy properly?

Many thanks


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