crystal vision autofucus superwide angle lens and 28.80 sigma lens and bower lens filter 72 mm

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by carole skoglund, Sep 22, 2003.

  1. has anyone out there heard of these items ? I was on vacation and I
    was convinced to buy these for my Minolta Maxxum 7000 35 mm camera.
    They were expensive. I can't find them on the web and I am wondering
    if I was taken. the word titanium is on the super wide angle lens also
    thanks Carole
     
    carole skoglund, Sep 22, 2003
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  2. Did it look like this?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2952312688&category=30077

    If so, it's one of the screw-on superwide attachments that are
    flooding ebay. Some try to sell them for $50 to $90, but they aren't
    even worth that much. With careful shopping you can snag a similar
    model in the $20-30 range.
    The lenses are great fun on video cameras, but they're hell on film.
    The optical quality is usualy poor but you do get the fisheye effect
    when used with a standard 50mm lens.
    Kenko (and a few others) made some really good screw-on fisheye
    lenses, but given the price you really should consider the Vivitar or
    Tokina superwides, or maybe a Russian screw-mount fisheye and an
    adapter for your camera.

    headscratcher
     
    headscratcher, Sep 22, 2003
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