Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye SAL-16F28

 
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16mm $898
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(From Sony lens literature) Get a fascinating perspective on landscapes, cities, crowds and special events with the unique view of the 180 degree angle SAL-16F28 fish-eye lens from Sony.

Product Description

Crisp images in the unique perspective that only a fisheye lens can provide. A superb fisheye lens with a look all its own -- a fascinating perspective on landscapes, cities, crowds and special events. With a 180 degree angle of view and extraordinary corner-to-corner sharpness, this lens achieves crisp, clear detail from about 8 inches to infinity. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, it provides a 110 degree angle of view with 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent).

Features List

A Unique View of the World: With exaggerated perspective and intriguing visual distortion, this fisheye lens brings images closer to the focal plane for a view beyond the ability of human eye.

4 Rotating Filters: 4 built-in filters can be selected by simply rotating a dial on the lens -- including Normal, 056 for accented contrast in B&W photos, B12 to correct color by eliminating red tones, A12 to correct color by eliminating blue tones.

Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye SAL-16F28 User Reviews

7.0/10 average of 1 reviews Build Quality 8.0/10 Image Quality 6.0/10
  • 7 out of 10 points and recommended by (4 reviews)
    small, wide angle
    not really that wide

    Got this as a hand-me-down. The fisheye is interesting, but gets tedious very quickly. The IQ isn't that great, and f2.8 isn't really fast either. I'd want more for this price. 16mm isn't really wide enough to justify getting a fisheye.

    reviewed November 14th, 2010 (purchased for $750)