Cheapest Super Wide

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  1. delizo23

    delizo23 TPF Noob!

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    What is the cheapest super wide, or fisheye lens, you can get for a full frame Nikon (D700). I dont care about quality, or build, or brand. i just want to play around with something really wide when doing car photoshoots. so any piece of crap will do for now. im talking about like $200 and below. right now my 24-70 f2.8 isnt wide enough.

    i took this picture last night and just wanted more width...
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    You could look for a wide angle or fish-eye adapter/filter that screws onto the front of your lens. They make plenty of these for digi-cams...you would just have to find one that has a big enough thread diameter to fit your lens.
     
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    true. never thought of that. ill look into it.
     
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    :lol:

    Well, it's cheap!
     
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    You could look for a zenitar Fisheye on ebay or just search google, they are a Russian 16mm f/2.8, and I think will give 180ยบ on a full frame. I havent used one but I know there are some reviews out there. They go for about $200. Manual focus only, but that should be no problem shooting cars.
     
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    There oughta be something on eBay that will do what you want to do.
     
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    Check PAWN shops.
     
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    I don't know about $200, but for around $300 you may be able to snag a 20mm f2.8 nikkor manual focus. 20mm is pretty damn wide on a d700.
     
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    I got one of these off of ebay just to try it out, and they're not too bad. It was only like $45 shipped too, so even if you don't like it you're not spending much.
     

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