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Fun and compact fisheye lens for DX-format cameras

AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8
This compact and lightweight fisheye lens makes anything you shoot more interesting. With its frame-filling 180° angle of view and unique bending effects, every scene and subject will take on new dimensions through the viewfinder. Achieve great low-light results with its fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, and get as close to your subjects as 1.2-in. (3-cm) with edge to edge sharpness in every shot.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
CRC (Close Range Correction) System
 AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8

Freedom from visual boundaries

Frame-filling 180° viewing angle

The AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8G ED achieves an ultra-wide picture angle of 180° on DX-format cameras while remaining compact and lightweight. Its unique fisheye bending effect with edge-to-edge sharpness opens up entirely new compositional possibilities. Try different viewpoints and angles to turn ordinary scenes into extraordinary photographs. And with a minimal focus distance of just 1.2-in. (3-cm), you can get an entirely new perspective on just about any subject.

Nikon-quality fisheye images

Designed for creativity and performance

With a rounded diaphragm that makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural, a built-in flower-type lens hood and a 16mm equivalent focal length, the AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8G ED is optimized for DX-format Nikon D-SLR cameras. Its Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass ensures superior sharpness and color, and Close-Range Correction (CRC) system provides high performance when taking pictures up close.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
CRC (Close Range Correction) System
CRC (Close Range Correction) System
The Close-Range Correction (CRC) system is one of Nikon's most important focusing innovations, for it provides superior picture quality at close focusing distances and increases the focusing range. With CRC, the lens elements are configured in a "floating element" design wherein each lens group moves independently to achieve focusing. This ensures superior lens performance even when shooting at close distances. The CRC system is used in fisheye, wide-angle, micro and selected medium telephoto NIKKOR lenses.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 55 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome Awesome Awesome Great lens, excellent quality, sharp, would recommend to all. July 30, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Product I am using this lens for quite some time now. I was astonished with the results.... July 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Lens for Creative Fun My decision to purchase this lens was the intention to just have fun with it. The images from a fisheye are so playful to begin with that its perspective isn't going to be as we see things normally. The 10.5mm f/2.8G has a minimum focus distance of just over an inch that I can get so close to my subject and let the horizon curve at the distance. The fast aperture is nice using available light when the sun is just beyond the horizon. Images comes out clear and sharp. The lens itself is small and light so is not tiring to use all day. I've had the 10.5mm f/2.8G a couple of years now and it has become more than what I expected to use it for. I used it during my travels at landmarks and was able to capture huge structures into frame while I was directly in front of one instead of at a far away distance. It was helpful covering corporate events to show the large attendance. My favorite though will have to be the fun using it to photograph my Pomeranian during our travels and adventure. I hope you have room in your camera bag for the 10.5mm f/2.8G to explore your creative possibilities and express your passion. July 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great almost fisheye... On a DX body minimal edge fall off, not the super wide angles of years ago however not the price of them. Anyone that needs the maximum wide angle for a DX body this is the lens. Nikon Qualify. I have used only Nikon product since 1964 and am a retired Medical Photographer. February 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stadium Lens Requirement Below is a photo I took with the Nikon 10.5mm "fisheye" lens in the press box of the home of the Boston Red Sox--Fenway Park. This lens has amazing resolution and infinite depth of field, even at large apertures. The railing near my feet and the center field scoreboard are equally in focus. This image was taken with a Nikon D200 camera body at a shutter speed of 1/125 of a second (hand held), an aperture of f/4, an ISO of 400, Auto White Balance, and Center Weighted Metering. November 3, 2014
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Yes it will work but it will be in DX crop mode so you will not be using all 24mp.
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Is this lens compatible with the little Nikon V1 camera?

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The AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED Lens can be used on the Nikon1 V1 but only in conjunction with the Nikon1 FT-1 mount adapter which is sold separately.

1Nikkor Lenses are made specifically for use on Nikon1 cameras without the use of an adapter. You can find 1Nikkor Lenses on this page:
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Pr...

More information on the Nikon1 FT-1 mount adapter can be found at this address:
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Pr...

A list of other lenses that can be used on Nikon1 cameras in conjunction with the FT-1 can be found here:
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...
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Is this lens compatible with my Nikon D200?

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Yes. AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED is fully compatible with D200.
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Can I put this lense on a D3200 and will it work with the camera?

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It will work but manual focus only, neither camera or lens have built in focus motors.
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is this lens fully automatic with my d5300

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No, manual focus only, you need lenses with AF-S or AF-I designation as neither the lens or the camera have built in focus motors
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This lens on a D800?

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Want to use this lens for VR walkthroughs.
How well does this lens preform on a D800 & what do I need to know to make it work correctly?
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I don't think you will be happy, even though the D800 will go into DX crop mode, the corners will have black edges and the viewfinder image size will be small and mp will drop to 15.3 in jpeg. I think you would be happier with the AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D. Same field of view (180 degrees), and just a few hundred dollars more new. Plenty of used ones around.
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Nikon 10.5mm vs 16mm fisheye?

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I own the 10.5mm DX fisheye but have recently gone to a full frame Df body and see that it does not cover the full image area. If anything the lens is still usable but the image area has less resolution than just using my old D200.. I really enjoyed the odd perspective and sharpness it provided for my D200. You could get an inch away from your subject... and there was a definite bulbous/fishy quality to the distortion. How different or similar is the 16mm on a full frame sensor? Can you focus as close? If you can't I read online you can remove the rear filter to get closer? Is the bulbousness/distortion similar or more subdued? Thanks!
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Put on the AF Fisheye-NIKKOR 16mm f/2.8D and watch nearly every setting or space open up to a stunning new view. Achieve dramatic 180-degree fisheye coverage with edge-to-edge sharpness, even at the lens’ widest f/2.8 aperture setting. From lanscapes and action to architecture and interiors, the AF Fisheye-NIKKOR 16mm f/2.8D delivers consistently spectacular images. The technology behind the AF Fisheye-NIKKOR 16mm f/2.8D assures that every image will meet and exceed your expectations as a photographer. Close-Range Correction (CRC) system enables closer-than-typical focusing—as close as 0.8-ft from your subject. Nikon's Super Integrated Coating (SIC) minimizes flare and ghosting while providing rich color balance and contrast. Create stellar images, even in demanding shooting situations. The AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8G ED achieves an ultra-wide picture angle of 180° on DX-format cameras while remaining compact and lightweight. Its unique fisheye bending effect with edge-to-edge sharpness opens up entirely new compositional possibilities. Try different viewpoints and angles to turn ordinary scenes into extraordinary photographs. And with a minimal focus distance of just 1.2-in. (3-cm), you can get an entirely new perspective on just about any subject. With a rounded diaphragm that makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural, a built-in flower-type lens hood and a 16mm equivalent focal length, the AF DX Fisheye-NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8G ED is optimized for DX-format Nikon D-SLR cameras. Its Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass ensures superior sharpness and color, and Close-Range Correction (CRC) system provides high performance when taking pictures up close.
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This fisheye can be mount in a D90 câmera?

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I want to shot surf in the water
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Yes, D90 has built in screw drive to auto focus lens.
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Will the Auto focus work with a 2013 d3200? It came with a DX 18-55 kit lens.

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I was thinking since it came with a "DX" lens it should work with this DX lens right?
 
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No it will not autofocus, neither the lens or camera have built in focus motors.
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I see that the AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED is compatible w/ the D3100, but only w/ manual focus. What's the alternative if I need autofocus?

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Note: My camera will be in an underwater housing and I need the autofocus capability on a fisheye lens. Any other suggestions are much appreciated! Thank you, Jenny
 
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AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED is compatible with the D3100 however you will have to manually focus. The AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D also is compatiblw with the D3100 however it will have to be manually focused. The two fisheye lenses that are listed would both have to be manually focused with the D3100.
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Is this lens compatible with a D5200?

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Yes but will be manual focus only.
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compatileb with d3200

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Will work but manual focus only. Neither the lens or the camera have built in focus motors.
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It will work but manual focus only neither the lens or the camera have built in focus motor.
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