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05-31-2013, 05:36 AM   #1
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i got an itch

i have been playing with the idea of getting a fisheye...so the question is do i get the 03 fisheye for the q for <100 or do i get a regular fisheye for my k5 and then the question would be would the fisheye still act like a fisheye on the q with a q-k adapter...thoughts?

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Get the 03. A regular fisheye (i.e. about 10mm) on an adaptor will give you the angle of view of a normal lens, with worse IQ (and much slower) than the 01 prime.
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I like my 03 a lot. The Samyang 8mm is good too. The 03 is a lot cheaper and smaller, the 8mm is kinda big. I find I use the 03 a lot more.
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Sandy's right. A DSLR fisheye is going to give you what amounts to a normal focal length on the Q, so that's not gonna work at all.

Get the 03. In my quest to save some money, I tried several c-mount fisheyes (which were all garbage) before finally breaking down & buying the 03. The 03 is definitely the way to go with the Q. It's a solid little performer.

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thanks guys...i'm getting the 03!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by pearsaab Quote
thanks guys...i'm getting the 03!!
Good choice.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pearsaab Quote
thanks guys...i'm getting the 03!!
What a pushover!
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you will have loads of fun with the 03 !! about the only reason you'd want one for your DSLR is if you plan on doing a lot of night shots ..

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Here's an 03 shot that gives some perspective on the level of distortion and fishiness of the lens.

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03

This is one of my favorites using the fisheye - it can be a lot of fun - definitely need to use it some more!


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My Single In November last year was with the 03.
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The 03 is great! Here's a few of my shots.




















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What a pushover!
i'm easy...i admit
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i'm easy...i admit
I think I'm starting to tip over too Amy after seeing the above shots.
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I think I'm starting to tip over too Amy after seeing the above shots.
bob we should go in for a twofer
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