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Additional Lenses For Digital Camera's

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Tesseract, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. I was wondering if any of you guys has a tele or wide lens for a photo or video camera. Are they any good? do they worth their money?

    I'm thinking of getting this one for my digi:


    1.7x Telephoto Converter.

    Now, can anyone explain what 1.7x really means?

    My guess is that on a 5x optical zoom camera you can reach up to 8,5x
    does that sound correct?
  2. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    ive got a screw on wide angle, and tele-photo. mine retailed for about 100 each, but i know you can find alot cheaper, just as decent ones.
    anyway, 9/10th's of every photo i take is with the wide angle on it.
    best money you can spend.

    go for it.
  3. j

    j Guest

    Hmmm.. do you need a special digital camera to attach these lenses to? I'm wondering if I could get a wide angle for my Canon S30.. that would be sweet.
  4. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    does it have a threaded lens barell? if you can screw something onto the end of the lens, you can add a wide angle.

    good to see you back.

    seeks/oh, i notice alright
  5. j

    j Guest

    You know, I don't believe it does. It's a shame, cause it's such a sweet camera. Thanks man.
  6. 100$ retail?...i really should start checkin prices. That sony is 400$ and i thought its a ridiculous price to pay...hmm
  7. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    if anyone has an old digi they don't need anymore i'm
    willing to take it off your hands for free. i'll pay for shipping.
  8. MrChupacabra

    MrChupacabra 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 10, 2001 Messages: 10,940 Likes Received: 683
    i have this a pretty shitty clip on fisheye lens that i bough from my friend for $15...i just use it on my digital video camera for fucking around while skating and such.

    But when searching for lenses, make sure to search around, lots of places will try to really rip you off.
  9. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30