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06-08-2009, 11:56 PM   #1
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The optical quality of the Zenitar 16/2.8 Fish-Eye lens

I have a Zenitar 16/2.8 and really enjoy the wide perspective.
Fine optical and mechanical quality.
For the price, it is one of the funnest lenses I own

I purchased my lens at the following retailer:
Pentax bayonet-K lenses; Lenses for Pentax K10D, K100D, K110D, *ist DL2, *ist DS2, *ist DL, *ist DS

The Zenitar is wide - but the distortion can be managed
at the following software:
Proxel Lens Corrector Zenitar Examples

Here some fine examples of the capabilities of the Zenitar lens:
(shots with the Pentax K200D and the Zenitar 16/2.8 Fish-Eye)













Regards,
Hartmut from Germany


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06-09-2009, 01:36 AM   #2
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wow, i see lots of very nice pictures here. Beautiful !
06-09-2009, 03:51 AM   #3
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I agree, the "funnest" lens in my collection.







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06-09-2009, 07:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for the great "Zen" pictures. So often the Zenitar is the lens that gets no respect. While there are some quality control issues, when the Zen delivers, it delivers big time. Easily one of my favorite and most fun lenses, especially on film.

Steve

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