Zenit Zenitar 16mm F2.8 MC Fisheye A-mount lens review by arrow34

reviewer#26566 date: Apr-25-2016
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Other fish eyes.
price paid:$120
positive:Cheap!
Easy to get.
Easy to learn with.
negative:Manual
Can take some getting used to.
comment:I bought this for a trip to Italy and I was on the fence about getting this vs a more expensive fish eye. A few members pushed me in this direction and I am glad they did. I love it and really appreciate the lens now. Get one if you want to try fish eye photography out!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 21
  • sharpness: 4.12
  • color: 4.29
  • build: 4.14
  • distortion: 4.29
  • flare control: 3.76
  • overall: 4.12
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