Best full frame ultra wide-angle prime

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ak1981 Regular Member • Posts: 381
Re: Best full frame ultra wide-angle prime

Douglas F Watt wrote:

I have 24 mm f2 Zeiss (which i love), but I'm thinking about picking up either a 20 mm or perhaps even 16mm prime for landscape and architecture photography, as 24 is just not wide enough, but I don't want a zoom, just because of the weight (although the Tamron 15-30 is tempting). I know Samyang make some highly regarded manual focus primes, and I'm not adverse to manual focus for this kind of application (as focus peaking makes this easy task).

Anybody have any hands-on experience with this one– And tried several of these with a clear favorite recommendation?

Thanks in advance

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Sigma: 8-16 f4.5-5.6, 500 4.5 EX DG APO.
Sigma Art: 35 f1.4, 50 f1.4, 24-105 f4.
Tamron: 70-200 f2.8 USD
Sony Zeiss Alpha: 24 f2, 85 1.4, 135 1.8, 24-70 2.8 SSMII
Sony: 16-50 f2.8, 100 f2.8M, 70-400 f4-5.6 G2
Minolta: 600 f4, 70-210 f4 ('Beercan').
DFW

Rokinon 14mm 2.8 is cheap yet monster lens. you can check that out.

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Regards
Afzal Khan
Kathmandu, Nepal

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