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Old Jun 18, 2010, 4:41 PM   #1
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Tried the fisheye effect thats built in to the Nikon D5000!
I think it is pretty cool. What do you think?

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Old Jun 18, 2010, 5:21 PM   #2
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It a bit to out there for my taste, not a big fan of fisheye
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Old Jun 18, 2010, 5:24 PM   #3
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It a bit to out there for my taste, not a big fan of fisheye
Thanks for your reply shoturtle. Itīs not something I would use to often. This was just a crazy, funny pic that became pretty cool.

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Old Jun 19, 2010, 11:21 AM   #4
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I like the fisheye picture of the fellow ...it is a nice novel pix.

But, having said that, I'm not crazy about the distorted glass effect from the in camera program.

I have a fisheye lens (Pentax 10-17) and it doesn't have that distorted glass effect around the picture.


I find with the 10-17 lens I can vary the fisheye effect...almost get a wide angle at 17 mm....to a super distorted photo at 10 mm and everything in between from 11-16 mm...without the distorted glass effect around the edges that the camera program displays in the photo.

But getting a separate fisheye lens...costs for this versatility..around $ 550 CAD.

For the occasional fisheye effect... an in camera fisheye program is a good feature.
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Old Jun 19, 2010, 4:34 PM   #5
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I like the fisheye picture of the fellow ...it is a nice novel pix.

But, having said that, I'm not crazy about the distorted glass effect from the in camera program.

I have a fisheye lens (Pentax 10-17) and it doesn't have that distorted glass effect around the picture.


I find with the 10-17 lens I can vary the fisheye effect...almost get a wide angle at 17 mm....to a super distorted photo at 10 mm and everything in between from 11-16 mm...without the distorted glass effect around the edges that the camera program displays in the photo.

But getting a separate fisheye lens...costs for this versatility..around $ 550 CAD.

For the occasional fisheye effect... an in camera fisheye program is a good feature.
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I think it might be that distorted because I took the shot very near him, but Im not sure. I havenīt tried any more shots with it. As I said before, this isnīt an effect Iīm going to use that often, but maybe once in a while. It would be cool to have a real fisheye to be able to get really good results, but I need a couple of other lenses first. But someday I think I will get a fisheye.
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Old Jun 19, 2010, 10:23 PM   #6
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Its a funny pic with amazing clarity of detail. Like you said not for everything, but in this case its a good pic.
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Old Jun 20, 2010, 1:47 PM   #7
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Its a funny pic with amazing clarity of detail. Like you said not for everything, but in this case its a good pic.
Thanks Bynx. Glad you like it
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If you crop so the face fills up a square, it might make for a good FB user photo, sort of a big face bulging out of a tiny window. Amazing clarity as Bynx said -- I can see the embroidery's threads.
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