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04-12-2012, 06:03 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by RioRico Quote
. . . . A fun way to use a fisheye: Crawl on your belly like a snake. Shoot whatever gets in your way. . . .
Or, lay on your back like you're about to get munched by a giant scorpion.



The 10-17 FE really is a fun lens to play with.

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Ultra-hard does not mean impervious. Yes, take care of it. And don't lose the cap!
Oh yeah... I know. And you're right about the cap. It's a specialty item & probably on the pricey side to replace.
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QuoteOriginally posted by GibbyTheMole Quote
I've also just recently acquired one & I've discovered there's a bit of a learning curve with it. You have to think in terms of what looks good through the fisheye. If you just shoot subjects in the same manner you would with a regular non-fisheye lens, the results can often be bland and uninteresting.
Ding! The light comes on! Your observation is so very true. I have known this for some time, but never seen it expressed quite so well. When shooting with the fisheye, think and see fishy!


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there is a great video by b&h
the topic is The Art of the Fisheye
I get inspired, hope you too


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