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03-17-2009, 09:26 PM   #1
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Best Ultra Wide Lens ?

I am interested in trying some wide angle shots but I don't know which lens is the 'one'.

Any suggestions?

03-17-2009, 09:30 PM   #2
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Sigma 10-20 or Pentax Da 12-24.
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The 10-17 if you like fisheye, 12-24 if you don't. Or both.
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I have the DA 12-24mm and I am happy with it.

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I too would say that the DA12-24 is a good buy. May be a bit too expensive for only trying a few shots ...

Our shots with the 12-24 on flickr.
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You could wait like me for the 15mm/4.0... April is rumored release.
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DA 10-17 AND DA 12-24 !

Great shots Ossy59 !
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The Sigma 10-20mm is coming in a new, faster version too.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Damn Brit Quote
Sigma 10-20 or Pentax Da 12-24.

03-18-2009, 04:03 PM   #9
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QuoteOriginally posted by fs999 Quote
DA 10-17 AND DA 12-24 !
Hmmm, do I have to buy a DA 10-17? You are the second in this thread having both ...
Great shots Ossy59 !
I think it is good to see what 12 mm really are, because I first had problems with this wide angle.
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A vote for 12-24

a highly regarded lens
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for the money you simply can't beat Sigma 10-20.
Don't get me wrong, DA12-24 is great lens, but being more then 100 more expensive it's simply out of budget...
03-19-2009, 02:17 AM   #12
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QuoteOriginally posted by monkeybear Quote
I am interested in trying some wide angle shots but I don't know which lens is the 'one'.

Any suggestions?
My favorite and most used ultra wide is the Pentax 12-24 lens.

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+1 for 12-24. Excellent IQ, excellent build. All round winner.

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Pentax Da 12-24 ...of course!
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+1,000 for the 12-24...
Just superb straight from f/4

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