Posts Tagged ‘fisheyelens’

Astronaut Reid Wiseman Uses a Floating Sphere of Water as ‘The Ultimate Fisheye Lens’ on the ISS

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If we asked you to name the ultimate fisheye lens, the comments would probably fill up with many gear suggestions. Some, like this rare Nikon 6mm lens that pops up for sale occasionally, would probably be named more than once, but there’s one suggestion you probably wouldn’t make: a floating sphere of water.

That, however, is ISS astronaut Reid Wiseman‘s entry for the Ultimate Fisheye Lens. Read more…

Cartoon Rap Parody Pokes Fun at the Overuse of the Fisheye Lens

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Watch out folks, because, “Things are about to get… bulbous.” The classic Internet cartoon Homestar Runner is making a triumphant return after a very long break, and they’ve chosen to return to the public eye by poking fun of that optical necessity for any quality 90s rap video: the fisheye lens. Read more…

Lensbaby Announces 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

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Lensbaby… you either love them or hate them. While many may consider them the Holga of the digital age, it’s rather obvious from their existence that there are plenty of individuals who enjoy the quirky effects their (comparatively) cheap lenses offer.

And yesterday, they added a new lens to their repertoire: a circular fisheye for Canon and Nikon DSLRs that is receiving a surprising amount of attention. Read more…

Make a DIY Fisheye Lens From a Door Peephole

For all you DIY-ers out there looking for a fast, fun photography project, here’s a quick way to create a make-shift fisheye lens for your camera using only a 200-degree peephole, some drawer liner, a PVC reducer and some tape. The final product certainly doesn’t look like a professional fisheye lens — this definitely falls into the “fun weekend project” category — but even so, the results turned out better than you would expect from a 200-degree peephole and some PVC.

(via Gizmodo)