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08-11-2015, 09:13 PM   #1
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Samyang/Opteka 8mm F3.5 fisheye lens

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Samyang/Opteka 8mm F3.5 fisheye lens

Asking Price
160.00 USD OR AUD$230 ono - due to fluctuating currencies

Item Location
Adelaide, SA (Australia)

Item Description
APSC fisheye, manual focus, though not much focusing required given itís a fisheye, produced some great images.
Comes with original caps, box, booklets etc hood is built in.
Very well looked after, in excellent condition better than nearly anything else youíll find, no marks on glass or body.

Asking US$160 ono
OR AUD$230 ono - due to fluctuating currencies
+ paypal fee + postage at cost;
US$25 to USA & Canada registered, US$35 to UK & Europe registered, less to Aust NZ etc see - Postage calculator - Australia Post for other locations
(Not really keen to send unregistered as saving is only US$5)

I have a pile of other good Pentax lenses up for sale (have changed systems), see other listings for
Pentax FA 31mm/F1.8 Ltd
Pentax FA77mm/F1.8 Ltd
Pentax DFA/2.8 100mm Macro
Pentax DA* 16-50/2.8
Pentax DA* 50-135/2.8
Pentax DA 18-250
Sigma 10-20mm
Sigma 15-30mm
Samyang 8mm fisheye
Photex MC 2.8 35mm Tilt-Shift


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Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
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Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Shipping Charge
Registered US$25 US/Can, US$35 UK/Eur

Shipping Services
Australia Post - Registered Air

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
Returns not accepted unless item is defective as all items functioning without defect at time of shipping.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!

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08-12-2015, 02:12 AM   #2
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Weird that the lens says 6.5mm, but doesn't appear to be a circular fisheye. Can you confirm which particular lens this is?
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Weird that the lens says 6.5mm, but doesn't appear to be a circular fisheye. Can you confirm which particular lens this is?
Its definitely the rebadged Samyang - the Opteka one was the only one to say it was 6.5mm but its exactly the same as the Rokinon, Bower, Vivitar etc - i.e. its not circular, but the 180 degree corner to corner but with a more stereoscopic projection. (less distorted, more visible) - the images arent cropped to any significant extent.

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08-24-2015, 08:29 PM   #4
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Bump.

Really is in excellent condition. Images above taken with this lens.

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What is the difference between this lens and Rokinon 8mm?
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What is the difference between this lens and Rokinon 8mm?
The printed label!
Like the Rokinon and Vivitar, its a re-badged Samyang.

Edit - have added an Australian Dollar price to the original listing due to the fluctuating currencies against the USD!

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QuoteOriginally posted by JayR Quote
The printed label!
Like the Rokinon and Vivitar, its a re-badged Samyang.

Edit - have added an Australian Dollar price to the original listing due to the fluctuating currencies against the USD!
Thank you for replying and good luck with the sale.
08-29-2015, 08:07 PM   #8
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Bump - price reduction.

This copy of the lens is in *really* good condition, not really showing any signs of wear or use.

09-03-2015, 06:53 AM   #9
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Bump for a fun little fisheye for Pentax

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Bump!

Though its manual focus (and cheaper as a result) the ultra-wide field of view really doesnt need much in the way of focusing anyway.
Also means its a bit lighter weight than other equivalent fisheyes and of course then there's the (arguably) better stereographic projection of this lens - its a little wider than the 8mm Sigma but a little less bulbous on the distortion front.

I was impressed enough that I'll most likely be getting the 12mm full-frame version for the next job that calls for some fisheye shots!
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