Summary: I always wanted a fisheye, but dropping close to seven hundred bucks on a lens that would only be used occasionally made me hesitate. When I finally decided to drop the hammer (and the credit card) I decided that if I bought it, I would make sure to use it often. I use only prime lenses on my D7000, I started photography back in the '70s when zooms were not that good, and when I go out to shoot I only use the one lens on my camera.
Great tool/provides a unique option to photo a scene/event.
9 January 2014
Summary: This lens gives me an option to photograph a scene or event that I did not have before. The composition does not always work but when it does, the photo is unlike what anyone who does not have this lens can produce.
Summary: The 10.5mm DX AF was originally developed for a Nikon camera that has an onboard focus motor. Most of the newer cameras that accommodate the 10.5mm DX (i.e. D3200, D5200, D7100, etc) do not have an onboard focus motor but instead rely on a focus motor in the lens vs in the camera. AF = camera; AF-S = lens. The 10.5mm works just fine on a D3200 etc but manual focus is all that is available.
Sharp and awesome value if you can get it for $500 or less in eBay
2 July 2013
Summary: One of the eaiest and most versatile lens that you can have when taking picture of architecture and lscenery shots. Both the pros and beginners will be at ease with this lens as it is increibly sharp in day and night shorts (even when hand-held).