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07-31-2008, 06:41 PM   #1
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Fisheye Fever Club -- Flaunt your fisheye photos!

Who among us is a fisheye fan? Why not a have a thread dedicated to fisheye photos?

I'd welcome a discussion of fisheye lenses, techniques, images, and postprocessing.

To start things off, here's an image

(ME Super, Zenitar 16mm f/2.8 MC Fisheye, Fujichrome Provia 100F)

an interesting list of fisheye lenses
- The Fish List -

and a plug for some postprocessing software
hugin - Panorama photo stitcher

I've never used hugin for stitching, but it seems to work quite well for de-fishing, projection, and perspective adjustment of single images .

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a couple from my Pentax 10-17

I really want to love this lens... but the jury is still out for me.

But here are some decent shots I took with it a bit ago:

07-31-2008, 08:30 PM   #3
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Oh yeah, FE is fun!

All taken by DA1017.
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I will join this too. Da 10-17mm FE

For boring scenery, this lens adds a little interet

Symmetry of a temple posts - Names of various Taoism figures and words like "silence" "quiet" "Solemn"

Greek Church - Fringeholic!

The beach light

Temple of Shogun

Tori Gate

Burglar decorated by autumn colour

Not sure what I was up with this one...

Twisted waterfall

Bamboo forest abstract


If you use FE zoom like this one, GO FOR 10mm!!!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by khardur Quote
Sorry, but to me this is one of the best shots I have seen in my life. Awesome subject, lighting and post processing!
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10-17 in Tasmania

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Great thread guys and great shots one and all. I've always been intrigued by the fisheye but never took the plunge. Dan - that is an awsome shot in the railway tunnel. Frank - I'm still dizzy (in a good way) from looking at your series. That distorted perspective can be very powerful.

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I use my fisheye quite a bit, here are some photos ive take with it

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oh man I missed this thread well now ... DA 10-17 it's all fun ....

ok have to stop now - one my favorite if not favorite lens in almost any situation...

ok a few more

BTW great shots all wow !

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Ah!!!! I think I smell something fishy here! Love it. Some few from my beloved "Z".

And finally, a close up:

NaCl(gotta stick a flower in there somewhere! )H2O

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08-01-2008, 03:06 PM   #12
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Sorry, no picture but how about starting a competition in the 'mini games and challenges' section?
Nice shots by the way. I'll see if I can find a picture to post.

Here's a fun one of my nephew, a good demonstration of the inherent dangers of getting the lens too close to small children.

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08-01-2008, 05:18 PM   #13
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Some great pics in this thread!!!

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Here are some with my recently acquired sigma 15mm fisheye.

And with this second one, tell me what you think: would the DA 10-17 have shown some CA in this same situation?

So far, the sigma has produced 0 CA or PF! I am very pleased with this lens!
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Damn you all I still have the FE on the short list and this is making it climb backup

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