Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8
Rated 4 out of 5
by eniarrol Wider
I used the 16mm lens without the wide angle converter and then added it. What a difference! Landscape is much more grand with it. See for yourself.
June 10, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kaito Nice wide angle
This is a great add-on lens for those looking for some wider angle shots. There is some distortion at the corners but hardly noticeable/bothersome unless you're looking for perfection.
It's affordable compared to buying another lense, but obviously the performance isn't comparable. Just remember that the kit and pancake lenses cost 300 and 250.
The soft plastic lens cap is horrible. I'm bound to lose it sooner or later. It isn't designed to click in place, instead it merely "holds" onto the lens. Whenever I use it, I just leave the cap in the bag and that leaves the large front element susceptible to damage.
May 7, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by jshorts710 Good addition to your arsenal
This lens works great with the 16mm attachment. It is the only reason for owning the 16mm lens. Great for group shots, self shots and panoramas. If you like to use the panorama feature on your nex camera this lens is a must. The only downside is that there is no zoom when used with the 16mm lens. I have tried to attach the wide angle to the 18-55mm with no success. Overall, for the price it is a fun addition to my growing lens collection.
April 23, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by CTPro Wide Angle Conversion Lens
For all those that have complained that this lens does not work for the 30 & 50mm lenses, it is made to partner with the SEL16f28. It works brilliantly with the 16f28 on my FS100 Super 35mm sensor. Exceptionally sharp too, and does not seem to effect the low-light performance of the SEL16f28. No noticeable CA, and very little corner distortion.
The build quality is good, and the lense comes with a sturdy protective case as well.
October 21, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by GregM Works fine
The adapter works great. Snap it on the AF works fine, it doesn't slow focus down at all and the pictures are sharp.
I just wish it was a little wider it only adds 4mm. I use it on the 16mm.
August 6, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by LEK2 Great for architectural work
Just used extensively on a three week tour around England visiting stately homes in the National Trust. Absolutely essential for interior work where the 16mm is just not quite wide enough. Wouldn't travel without it, since it is so small and light. A bargain.
November 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by meandonly I love it
its is perfect for the 16mm lens but not as well with the zoom so was unable to use when subjects were at a distance...
good for scenery and group photos or close ups.
April 8, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by avsony13 should be wider
just slightly wider than the 16mm which is a prime lens
Good lens sharp photos
September 14, 2013