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Super Wide Lens advice needed
Paul DiSalvo, Photographer
Highlands Ranch | CO | United States of America | Posted: 5:18 PM on 09.29.15
->> I'm looking for a super wide lens or fisheye probably in the 8-12mm range for a Nikon FF body. Already have the 14-24 from Nikon and occasionally need something wider for scrums, close corners. Anyone use the Bower/Rokinon models which look like the same thing? Seems like a good option for a decent price. Also see the Sigma 8mm . I'd also almost always be cropping to a rectangle. Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks.
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Sam Santilli, Photographer, Photo Editor
Philippi | WV | USA | Posted: 6:50 PM on 09.29.15
->> Paul, my experience with super wide or super tele, stick with the primes. I know the money is more, usually much more, but worth it. If you are not going to use it often, you may want to look into renting.
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Tom Ewart, Photographer
Bentonville | AR | USA | Posted: 10:35 PM on 09.29.15
->> The Nikon 10.5 is pretty fun in my opinion and not that out there on price..
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Stanley Leary, Photographer, Photo Editor
Roswell | GA | | Posted: 10:23 AM on 09.30.15
->> Sigma 8mm is great
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Samuel Lewis, Photographer
Miami | FL | USA | Posted: 4:00 PM on 10.01.15
->> You might consider picking up a Nikon 16mm fisheye. It provides an angle of view of 180 degree on FF, and thus, gives you a wider view than the 14-24mm at 14mm. It is also very small and light.
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