The 8mm aspherical lens is sold under several different brand names e.g. Rokinon / Samyang / Vivitar etc. Now I understand that Opteka is selling a version II which has a removable lens hood (most, if not all others have fixed petals) which was created for those that have FF cameras. The Opteka is shown as a 6.5mm lens.
Does anyone know if the Opteka V2 is actually wider than the other lens? It is doubtful that someone owns both the new Opteka and one of the other 8mm lens but thought I would ask for any recommendations. The Opteka is also about $50 cheaper than the other brands, so I was being drawn in that direction.
Also, there is a Peleng 8mm with a focus confirmation chip I found on Ebay (maybe sold elsewhere as well), does anyone have any info on this lens?
I have a 60D & 10-22 but have seen the photos taken with these 8mms and like the look of them on a crop body. I think it will be a fun lens and looking to purchase one, just not sure which one.
Any help would be appreciated.