Super wide angle 18mm conversion lens for the LX7

Started Dec 16, 2012 | Questions thread
panini98
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Re: Super wide angle 18mm conversion lens for the LX7
In reply to panini98, Dec 18, 2012

Thanks everyone for your replies. I actually got the 37mm filter and tried a 'wide angle conversion lens' from ebay

( http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=lx7+conversion+lens&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313&_nkw=lx7+wide+lens&_sacat=0)

and it fit on my LX7 fine, but was useless because of severe 'tunnel effect' at wide angle. I had to zoom the camera in to get out of the tunnel effect which made the 'wide angle' aspect of the conversion lens pointless.

I realize I can use the Panorama mode for super wide angle photography, but I was hoping to get a wider conversion lens for taking super wide angle videos too. Oh well.

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