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Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 HD Fisheye Lens with Hood - $199
Posted By: TomTom, 05-14-2014, 01:05 PM

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 HD Fisheye Lens with Removeable Hood (various mounts, manual focus)

$199.99 with free shipping

Available from buydig via ebay here.


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05-14-2014, 05:41 PM   #2
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YES!!

Finally its on sale!!! Just bought it....here is hoping its on par or near the 10-17 I keep renting.
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Does anyone know how this compares with the Pentax 10-17mm Fisheye lens?
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I don't know how it compares ... but I wouldn't trade my 10 - 17mm Pentax for anything ;-)

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been using the Samyang version, basically the same lens, but with lens shade built in......very sharp and easy to use.
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$269 at B&H. do they price match?
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Ordered! Looks way fun for the money!
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its a great lens in my opinion. it doesnt have the versatility of the 10-17mm plus its MF but for that price its a no brainer. my favourite shots have been taken with the 8mm. enjoy it!

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It's good to know that some of you were able to snag one. I was so very tempted but decided to hold out for the 10-17mm.
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QuoteOriginally posted by shaX 07 Quote
Does anyone know how this compares with the Pentax 10-17mm Fisheye lens?
Much better CA control & corner sharpness. Less color saturation.
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B&H will only go down to $249 for me personally
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QuoteOriginally posted by TomTom Quote
It's good to know that some of you were able to snag one. I was so very tempted but decided to hold out for the 10-17mm.
I was with you, but then decided I wanted wider. And I didn't ever use from 11-17 on the Pentax. I was in your same shoes but pulled this trigger, if it sucks, it goes back! but I doubt it will
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QuoteOriginally posted by rzarector Quote
I was with you, but then decided I wanted wider. And I didn't ever use from 11-17 on the Pentax. I was in your same shoes but pulled this trigger, if it sucks, it goes back! but I doubt it will
After reading this morning about the soon to be released Sigma 18-35 1.8 I'm thinking about saving for that one instead of the 10-17, and getting the 8mm now.

Edit: Add me to the list ... I bought one.

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been using the Samyang version, basically the same lens, but with lens shade built in......very sharp and easy to use.
I also bought in when the 'Rokinon' with permanent shade was this price, and this version was $50 more - so this is a great deal.
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I just checked Amazon.com and noticed they will have this lens as a Lightning Deal at 9AM Central tomorrow morning (5/16). Will it be cheaper than the Buydig offer?
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