16mm Zenitar 2.8 Fisheye

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by bmac, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. bmac

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    Anyone have any experience with this lens? It runs about $125 on eBay for the eos mount one. Thinking of getting it to play around with.
     
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    I have a 16mm Zenitar for my Nikon and I love it. Though I’ve heard of some problems with the quality control of some of the lenses, I’ve had no problems with mine. However, I would suggest buying from an eBay seller who sells a lot of Russian cameras and lenses and has good feedback. I think a lot of people try to pass off broken Russian cameras and lenses on eBay -- Though I see this more with the Kiev 88 cameras.
     
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    Do you have any images online from yours wookie?
     
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    HuH?

    At whose wookie you want lookie, cookie?
     
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    I contributed some links to some of the zenitar images I have in that photo.net thread linked above. I can post more, if anyone wants. I use it with a Nikon N70 - like it very much, and can't be beat for the price.
     
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    I've been using mine on my Nikon F5 for years and i absolutely love it. Made some amazing photographs with it. my all time favorite lens.