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06-08-2008, 05:39 PM   #1
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another fun lens?

50mm f1.7 is a fun lens: very nice and not expensive!

is there another "fun" lens pentax not expensive (i prefer autofocus...) for good photos?

06-08-2008, 05:51 PM   #2
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It isn't made by Pentax plus it's completely manual. But you'd probably love the Zenitar 16mm f2.8 Fisheye lens.

I don't own one, but most whom do absolutely love them
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A good 28mm Vivitar made in Japan is a very good wide angle lens. Kiron 28mm 2.0 is wonderful too. Both can be had for under $100.

Check the reviews for good lenses.
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hello

little laker:
Zenitar 16mm f2.8 Fisheye lens is a good idea!

TourDeForce:
about Kiron 28mm f2.8 have you more info?

06-09-2008, 04:19 AM   #5
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What TourDeForce said was Kiron 28 f/2.0, not f/2.8. The latter MAY not exist.
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QuoteOriginally posted by little laker Quote
It isn't made by Pentax plus it's completely manual. But you'd probably love the Zenitar 16mm f2.8 Fisheye lens.

I don't own one, but most whom do absolutely love them
I had one of those Stu and it really is a hoot I found it really not all that useful but I left it on my camera for a whole visit to the city - such a fun lens. This is one of many shots I took with it on the day;

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Hi platinum and welcome to the forums, the Zenitar 16mm also gets my vote as the "funnest" lens in my bag. Since it was originally designed for full frame cameras, the fisheye effect is much less than other fisheye's and can almost be elminated completely with careful framing if you want but the effect is there if you don't! It's main cons are that it's very soft wide open and prone to flare and CA.



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