The $50,000 Lens That Can See Behind Itself


Randomly came across this lens and had to share it with you guys. It is a Nikkor 6mm F2.8 super wide lens that costs $50,000 and is the size of a dinner plate. Check out this video to see some stills and video taken with it.

I loved the last photo in the video. Really shows what you could do with a wild lens like this.

If you take a close look at the video you can see the tripod lens in the shot:


This lens can literally see behind itself. Don’t believe me? Check out this video:

If you haven’t seen enough check out this video with the Nikkor 6mm on an Arri Alexa:

So if you have $50,000 dollars sitting around and your looking for some legal kicks, grab yourself a Nikkor 6mm lens and boggle some minds.