Alternative to the Nikon 6mm fisheye?

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Re: Alternative to the Nikon 6mm fisheye?

ovrebekk wrote:

fpapp wrote:

NFE wrote:

This won't help, but there actually was a non-AI 6mm f/5.6 fisheye with a 220-degree view. Only 209 were made and it's extremely rare. Diameter was 9 cm and and weight 440g. Cost is probably out of this world.

That lens also requires a body with mechanical mirror lockup, so it's a nogo on any digital body.

Would that be the same on a Z series mirrorless camera?

Absolutely!  The imaginary mirror will be shattered, utterly ruining the camera.

Anyway, most of the better Nikon DSLRs actually do have mechanical mirror lockup.  The problem is that the lens is non-AI and would damage the camera unless it's a Df.  Yes, it should be possible to use it on a Df.

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