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Old Dec 17, 2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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Default K5 and 10-17 DA fish eye - Architectural experiment

Hi all,

few pictures exploiting the 10-17 DA.
These are barrel distortion and perspective corrected, resulting in extreme wide angle photos and mimicking tilt-shift. It's good fun playing with the images this way, but all the stretching does drop the IQ a bit.

Little christmas market nearby - HDR

Same place - HDR - some rather extreme vanishing point accentuation with this architectural approach

One from previous year, the tallest building in the world
Happy Shooting! GB
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 6:36 PM   #2
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Like # 1 and # 2...especially # 1.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 9:05 AM   #3
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I have never had a lens that wide and just recently got interested in shooting a fish eye, just ordered one for my Q. It's interesting to see what you did straightening the images. I agree I like #1 the best, do you still have the before correction image It would be neat to see.


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Old Dec 18, 2012, 9:24 PM   #4
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Very interesting perspectives, and lush colors too.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 11:39 PM   #5
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Very nice....I really like #1. I've fallen in love with my fish-eye for certain tasks. I seldom go out to shoot unless it's either in my bag or close by, in the truck.
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Very nice photos. I love the perspective this lens offers.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 8:20 PM   #7
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Very interesting effects. I love them.

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Old Dec 29, 2012, 1:38 AM   #8
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I really like the images. The fisheye is one of my favorite lenses. It always does a wonderful job with the rich colors and great contrasts.

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