School - Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character

Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character
 
 
A variant of the wide angle lenses is called Fisheye lens and provides a viewing angle of up to 180 degrees. The name Fishey comes from the yeah, you guessed right - the fish's eye, and this is because the Fisheye lens is a lens which, like the fish eye, is arched.

It is an extreme wide angle lens, the most extreme ones out there. Situations where the Fisheye lens is often present is action and sports photography. Perhaps you have seen photographs taken dangerously close skateboarder or images taken from inside a ice hockey goal or behind the goal in soccer? If yes, then chances are that they are taken with a fisheye lens. As the picture becomes arched and with a 'barrel look' it often requires special software or some time in an image editing program to 'straighten out' the picture and its some what distorted appearance unless that effect is desired.

Worth thinking about is that Fisheye lenses rarely can have filters because they have a convex lens at the front (the front lens).
 
 
Five exemples of Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character (see all)
Product Name Release date Aperture Focal Length
Sigma EX 8mm f/3,5 DG Fisheye 2006 f/3,5 8 mm
Sigma EX 15mm f/2,8 DG Fisheye f/2,8 15 mm
Sigma EX 4,5mm f/2,8 DC HSM Fisheye 2007 f/2,8 4 mm
Nikon AF DX 10,5mm f/2,8 G ED Fisheye 2003 f/2,8 10 mm
Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye 2007 f/3,5-4,5 10-17 mm
 
 
More samples
Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character
Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character Picture taken with Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character






Top list
Our four most popular lenses (see all)
Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5,6 IS II Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5,6 IS II
Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II VC PZD Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II VC PZD
Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G
Follow us on Facebook
Through our Faceboook group you will recieve news regarding everything that concerns camera lenses and Lensora.

Lenses for Canon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Canon EF 24mm f/2,8 IS USM Canon EF 24mm f/2,8 IS USM
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2,8 L USM II Canon EF 16-35mm f/2,8 L USM II
Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5,6 DC OS HSM Sigma 50-200mm f/4-5,6 DC OS HSM
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3,5-4,5 USM Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3,5-4,5 USM
School
Our articles will educate you (see all)
See pictures taken with a certain focal length
Importance of auto focus engine
A lens is born
Buy a new or a used lens?

Lenses for Nikon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4 G IF-ED VR II Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4 G IF-ED VR II
Nikon AF-S 70-300mm f/4,5-5,6 G IF-ED VR Nikon AF-S 70-300mm f/4,5-5,6 G IF-ED VR
Sigma 18-125mm f/3,8-5,6 DC OS HSM Sigma 18-125mm f/3,8-5,6 DC OS HSM
Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3,5-5,6 G IF-ED VR Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3,5-5,6 G IF-ED VR
See lenses for your camera
Below you will find some models (see all)
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 400D
Canon EOS 1D

Newly added lenses
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 E FL ED VR

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 E FL ED VR
Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 G VR II

Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 G VR II
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G SE (Special Edition)

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G SE (Special Edition)

Three popular lenses to look at
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2,8 L IS II USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2,8 L IS II USM
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G
Canon EF 300mm f/2,8 L IS USM

Canon EF 300mm f/2,8 L IS USM

Recently visited lenses
Sigma 18-200mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS

Sigma 18-200mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS
Canon EF 17-35mm f/2,8 L USM

Canon EF 17-35mm f/2,8 L USM
Canon EF 28-105mm f/4-5,6 USM

Canon EF 28-105mm f/4-5,6 USM

Recently visited cameras
Nikon D3x

Nikon D3x
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D
Nikon D2Xs

Nikon D2Xs
Nikon D1H

Nikon D1H





Quick Search
 
Share this page




 
 
What others are watching
 
Love is in the air?
 
Follow us on Facebook
 
News on Lensora
 
Visit the official Lensora blog