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Phoenix 1000mm f/8
7.8 out of 10

Phoenix 1000mm f/8

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Reviews and Problems with Phoenix 1000mm f/8

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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Charlotte Wood, Amazon
20 June 2015
  • Summary: You need a stabilizer with this. Auto focus won't work.
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Overall 10
10

Phoenix 1000mm f/8 Telephoto Lens for Sony Alpha DSLR SLT-A35, A37, A55,...

Cloud Dancer2, Amazon
17 September 2013
  • Summary: For a novice and hobbyist photographer like me, I will have to get used to the Manual focus required for this lens but it works GREAT!!! I got a really good shot of the moon last night (1st test shot that I posted in the user photographs for this product)...
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Overall 6
6.0

image quality is average...

vizavitobolsk, Amazon
24 June 2013
  • Summary: I thought the unavailability of zoom is the only drawback of this lens, but everything turned out much worse. Quality of image is bad. Add money and buy better quality lens with zoom, it's my opinion.
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Overall 8
8.0

Once you learn to us it, it's great!

JStern, Amazon
16 March 2011
  • Summary: I have had this lens for over a month now, but only recently got to use it. The manual focus is something I'm still getting used to, but once I get it set the lens is wonderful. I mainly purchased this lens for nature photography & to use down at the harbor for boats & birds & such.
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Overall 10
10

Lens 500 to 1000 mm

Mas-Lee, Amazon
9 March 2011
  • Summary: I am very impressed with this lens by Phoenix it actually performs better then was exspected for the price I paid for it.
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Overall 2
2.0

False advertising

Michael Halberstadt "Hubz", Amazon
1 December 2009
  • Summary: This is a 500mm f8 lens with a teleconverter: that equals 1000mm @ f16!! "Phoenix 1000mm f/8 Telephoto Lens with Mount for Canon EOS 30D 20D 5D Digital Rebel XT XTI & Film SLR Cameras"
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Overall 8
8.0

If you want 5 stars, then pay 5000 bucks.

JimD, Amazon
6 September 2009
  • Summary: Was actually surprised by the picture quality from this lens. Its not very fast (f/8) so you will need bright light or a tripod and a still subject. I haven't tried it with the teleconverter yet.
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Overall 8
8.0

happy

J. kaake, Amazon
13 May 2009
  • Summary: I have tried this lens and am happy. I can't justify spending thousands of dollars as i have a family, but this was a bargain. I got many nice shots of birds in direct sunlight. A little grainy on a few. I am also learning what the "big Boys" feel like with their expensive glass.
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Overall 8
8.0

for people who are questionable

Wesley H. Hall, Amazon
20 April 2009
  • Summary: I've heard so many bad things about this lens and for what your paying for it isn't bad at all. I will admit the t-mount isn't the best but other than that it comes out with good pictures. You have to learn the tricks on how to focus it but it didn't take me that long at all. It's a good lens
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Quality and Affordable

Caomhain, Amazon
2 April 2009
  • Summary: Great product for the money.. the optics are ok for an expert... but seeing as i'm a novice, the optics are perfect for my purposes. This is a great way to expand one's photography by adding another dimension to one's capabilities
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