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Opteka 500mm F/6.3
8.5 out of 10

Opteka 500mm F/6.3

Groups/Elements: 6/7 Diameter: 3.86“ Length: 4.7“ Weig Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Opteka 500mm F/6.3

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Overall 8
8.0

it's surprisingly good - lacks contrast and sharpness

dercum over, Amazon
29 June 2015
  • Summary: For the price, it's surprisingly good - lacks contrast and sharpness, but not bad, and can be recovered in Photoshop, mostly.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad telephoto lense

Amazon Customer, Amazon
22 June 2015
  • Summary: Not a friendly use product. Extremely hard to focus and bad quality photos. This is not worth any money at all.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Jeanne, Amazon
14 June 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Sorry. Can't recommend this purchase.

Dorothy A. Roberson, Amazon
14 June 2015
  • Summary: I didn't realize how oversized this lens was. But I never was able to use the lens because my LUMIX DMC-G1 would not recognize the lens. The mount adapter and 2X telephoto lens that came with the Opteka were very poor quality, would not separate after assembled and I do not believe they could...
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Donnie J. Cook, Amazon
14 June 2015
Overall 6
6.0

Took some nice pictures.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
10 June 2015
  • Summary: Very narrow depth of field and completely manual focus. Took some nice pictures.
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Overall 10
10

Great - for the money

Magarity, Amazon
29 May 2015
  • Summary: Any review of this lens has to be prefixed with the phrase "for the money" and yes, for the money this is great. Be warned it is so long at 1000mm that you really really need a tripod or monopod. In 500 mode you can hold it if you have something to brace your arm against.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

RUPERTO PALMA MD., Amazon
22 May 2015
Overall 4
4.0

You Get What You Pay For, And This is Exactly What You'd Think It Is.

Wade Johnston "WJ", Amazon
17 May 2015
  • Summary: OK you get what you pay for, and this is a $150.00 lens. Let's get something's clear, I gave this 2 stars because I had a pretty good idea of what I was getting into when I got this lens. Now here is the reality. This lens is by no means a high quality lens.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Alfredo Ceballos, Amazon
9 May 2015
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