Summary: I believe that this lens sould be in every videographers case. Make the simpliest shot into a magnificent picture that is something ow some to boost your editing. Oslo it helps in very narrow places, you can grab the hole picture.
Excerpt: A wonderful auxiliary lens for the Sony NEX system, for a full frame Fish Eye perspective. In the past, I purchased a Nikon 16mm, a Canon FD 15mm, Olympus OM 16mm full frame fish eye lenses (of course being a lens hoarder, still own them and like them on full frame sensor cameras) but the Sony NEX...
Summary: The lens is great but the lens cap sony provides is worthless. It's held on barely by friction only, and I lost it twice in the first two days. Most of the e-mount lens caps are pretty weak but on this lens it's totally embarrassing how cheap and pointless it is!
Summary: Design Design of this lens is wonderful. Holding it in the hand is a sheer pleasure and looking at the huge green colored lens itself is just mesmerizing. It perfectly matches the silver colored NEXes.
Summary: If you own a Sony NEX and have the 16mm f2.8, and you like shooting landscape, cityscapes... this is a must have, especially if you can find one used with good price. I won an auction that ended rather low, plus the same seller had another auction of the ultra wide angle converter, which I also won...
Excerpt: This lens is both compact and lightweight and doesn't take a lot of room in your bag. It snaps in place very easily and is a well-worth-purchasing addition to your arsenal especially if you like to give a bit of distortion to your image for a more creative effect.
Pros: Easy to Use, Great Effects Lens, Small / Compact