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  1. Insey

    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    This may be an odd question, but I am looking to buy a Nikon 8mm f2.8 AIS Fish Eye lens. I heard that they were discontinued by Nikon since they weren't in demand and I am having trouble locating one. I heard they are selling for as high as $5k on ebay but I don't see any listings for it. Does anyone know anything about this lens?
     
  2. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    www.keh.com www.nikonians.org (look in the FS forums) www.photo.net (look for the Classfieds).

    8mm fisheyes are really rare and pricey...I would recommend getting the Sigma 14mm fish eye or if you need the circular look the Sigma 8mm fish eye.
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    The Sigma 8mm is going for 450, the Sigma 15mm for 400, and the Nikon 16mm for 765.
     
  4. Insey

    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    The price is not a concern. Is the Sigma lens still in production? I really need the Nikon version.
     
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    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    ha! found the exact lens I was looking for on keh.com. thanks!
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Good that you found it but are you seriously going to pay 2k for that lens?! :eek:
     
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    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    actually that's hell of a deal. my first one was stolen and I paid $3500 for it at the time.
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Wow, you're the first person I know that actually has a fisheye in their kit. If I had 2k to blow on a lens I'd get a 70-200VR instead :o
     
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    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    who's that made by? how is it better than the nikon one?
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    Its made by Nikon, full title here:

    Nikon Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8 ED IF VR.

    Its the replacment for the 80-200 AF-S, only with new optics, vibration reduction and a slightly smaller size. However it has more than 20 elements I think so flare and ghosting is a problem with it. Best zoom telephoto lens around though.
     
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    Insey I can feel my cunt contracting

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    Oh I see. Sounds nice. I'll look into it. Thanks.
     
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    fade tie your shoe bitch

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    theres an 8mm made by a russian company (manual lens) that costs around 250 dollars or so. decent optics, hell who wouldn't go for a lens like this for that price?
     
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    Yes the 70-200 AFS VR is a fine piece of glass. I have it but I havent used it much :(
     
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    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    As Loudsystem would say: DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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