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Discussion in 'Native Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by harry_s, Sep 17, 2011.
Great photos and thanks for starting this thread! This lens is tempting me something fierce, but I worry I won't use it (and it's way more expensive than a pinwide!). Any buyer's remorse?
Not at all, I was intending to buy the Panasonic Fisheye so I've saved myself a huge amount of money and I really don't think I'm missing out on anything by not paying double for the Panasonic.
very nice shots and great compositions too!!
Great shots. Nice piece of glass.:smile: Arises my GAS.
I´ve been on a roadtrip to Norway now and used the 7,5 quite alot.
1. Predikstolen, 604meters down to the water. (HDR)
2. Me on the egde
3. English car-mag was shoting a BMW M1 and wanted to get my car in and ask some questions about the nice roads.
4. Winding roads. (HDR)
5. Sunrise. (HDR)
Man, I'd never seen much use for a fisheye and certainly was never even considering the Pany at its price. Some of these photos and this lens are making me think about it. I'm still dubious I'd use it enough to justify it, but then I AM pretty heavily wired toward the wide side and many of these photos make me think I could have a lot of fun with it.
So, THANKS guys....
i've always wanted a fisheye lens for my m43 gear but dont want to adapt a samyang/rokinon in canikon mount (too big) and the panny is...
...but dont have a real use for it... until i saw this thread. (damnit!)
street photography with a fisheye lens = FUN!:tongue:
Grid, looks like an episode of Top Gear...especially that last Suby shot.
Wow, I really like the images in this thread!! Great lens!
I love the last image of the car. I am patiently waiting for the price to come down to low 300 and I'll get it.
+1 also waiting for a real US distributor.
Ebay prices are all over the place.
An unexpected visitor to the race circuit yesterday...
^ havent seen an apache longbowe in years. Whats it doing at silverstone?!
Bit of promo work for the army, they had quite a bit of equipment coming and going. I live on the side of Salisbury Plain (one of the biggest UK training grounds) so these things fly over my house on a frequent basis.
They still terrify me, they just look evil!
We lived near miramar from the famed "top gun" and these things use to unsettle me when they would quietly appear over hills and cliffs. They're really on top of you before you know it.
Theyre probably a completely different beast now that you guys fit them with the 2100 hp rolls-royce engine.
I did this one yesterday, 4 images around, then on straigt up and one down, free hand.
I love it. How do you combine them?
wow!! Those are fantastic photos!!
Don't know if I'm gonna find enough use to keep it, but I bought one and its more than a little fun to play around with.
You can go with the overwhelming fishy perspective:
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Or you can just use it as a superwide, without being toooo obvious (although I don't think trees grow like that):
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Or if its just fishy enough, you can cook the processing to get the implication of it coming from a different planet, because you know SOMETHING is off:
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I haven't seen such intense and obvious flare since my old Pentax K1000 - I know its a flaw but I've always liked it:
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