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We've reviewed, scored and now round-up the 41 best lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras, we think, you can purchase right now.
Good lenses don't have to be expensive as you'll find out in our top budget lens round-up, with lenses suitable for almost all types of camera system.
Here are the lenses, we think, are perfect for Canon EF / EF-S DSLR owners who don't want to spend more than £100-£300 on their next lens.
Without our eyes we can't see and cameras are the same without their lenses. This article will look at the different types of lenses there are and tell you how they can be used.
James - may follow that US one up if you've got details please? You got PM...
Get a used A brand fisheye on eBay. :-) You can get a used Sigma, Tokina, etc. for not so much more than a Samyang.
Ive just bought a fish eye lens off e-bay 40 its new but being sent from Australia its not arrived yet so i dont know for sure how good it will be but at such a low price i thought id risk it ill let you know when it arrives Zoe
For both Android and IPhone investigate Moment lenses. No clip on so lens always mounts correctly, very sharp. Used them on my Galaxy S9 and now my S10+ perfect fit, just change the Moment case
Forum: Camera Phones
There's a lot to be said for keeping kit simple. I'd suggest that a pair of camera bodies with a wide zoom on one and a tele zoom on the other would be a good bet. Keep spare kit in your bag so that you can carry on working if anything breaks. You might spend too much time thinking if you have too many lenses!
Forum: Event Photography
One again guys, thank you so much for all your help and advise. Much more than I expected. Outstanding. Best wishes Ken
Forum: Event Photography
Setting the focal length of the lens worked. I don't know why I never had that problem the first two years I used the lenses. It literally just started a couple months ago. Thanks very much.
Forum: Olympus Cameras
except that the Meike is stated to have 200* diagonally where Samyang has ‘only’ 180* That may have something to do with the 'near stereographic' projection of the Samyang and may have less distortion, can't be sure mind. As they are probably 'niche' lenses finding someone with experience of both is going to be nigh on impossible, my opinion is only based on ownership of a couple of other Samy...
Polarisers often are ineffective (depending on the direction of the light and on the subject) and can be counterproductive ( eg banding). Problems are particularly noticeable at the cheaper end of the price range. If you are a Lightroom/Photoshop user (and aren't a puritan about manipulating), you can probably get better results in post production than from any but the best of polarisers. As a ...
Forum: Tamron Lenses
So very true. Phase One recently launched a new IQ3 100MP Achromatic Digital Back and one of the demonstrations was using it as a pinhole camera, in fact an adapted cardboard lens box ! Exactly. Fancy buying an expensive camera body and then putting pieces of glass with some weird coating on it.
I want this one... ...sorry for the highjack;) I am not keen on the black borders of those fisheye images but i guess they are true fisheyes compared to the full frame image im gettting with this 8mm!
I have the 7.5mm fisheye for my Lumix 4/3 system (badged as Wallimex) and the 85mm for my Nikon (badged as Falcon). Both are cracking lenses and very well made (metal, not plastic). If you read some of the technical revues you will see that Samyang are easily comparable to the 'brand' lenses and in some cases better. They are certainly better priced!
This could be interestingOly f1.8 fisheye
This would seem to indicate it's not out yet
Gary Wolstenholme reviews this new diagonal fish-eye lens for Sony E Mount, Fujifilm X Mount, Canon EOS M Mount, as well as Nikon 1 and Micro Four Thirds.
John Riley reviews the Meike 6.5mm f/2.0 Fisheye lens, available for mirrorless cameras in Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Canon EF-M lens mounts.
John Riley reviews the Nikon AF-S FISHEYE NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED fisheye zoom lens, for full-frame and APS-C Nikon DSLRs.
Fisheye lenses like this Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM are very popular thanks to massive interest in panorama photography
Having mastered the basic camera controls, you may want to become more creative with your camera. One easy way of doing this is by using different focal length lenses.
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