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04-27-2010, 06:28 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by sterretje Quote
In my opinion a fish eye is a highly specialised lens with limited (normal) use; it will be the last on my list of lenses to buy unless I can get a bargain.
Actually the 10-17mm is quite useable for landscapes, especially at the long end where it has similar coverage to a 12mm lens. As others have mentioned it can be defished. I haven't had a need to defish a landscape, but I downloaded the trial version of PT Lens so I can use it with architectural photos.

Here's a landscape at 10mm:

Oops, I just noticed that I caught a little corner of the observation deck. I'll have to fix that.
It's a shame how much vibrancy this photo loses when it's uploaded to Picasa. Oh well, not as bad as Imageshack.

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04-27-2010, 08:08 AM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by seacapt Quote
I'm in 100% agreement with what Fractal posted above but would also like to offer this option-
If you can get your hands on a reasonably priced Tamron adaptall2 PKA adapter then you can start putting together a nice set of sharp & contrasty MF lenses on the cheap. Even so getting wider than 24mm under $100.00 probably isn't going to happen.
I and I'm sure the OP, am unfamiliar with Tamron Adaptall lenses, which would you recommend to start us off with if we were to get the adapter?

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