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In Your Face

By kaybee  
Taken during a students parade in Krakow.

This is the first of a series using the fisheye 'in anger'
It was taken from probably about 18".

There is remarkably little distortion at the edges for a lens with 180 degree field of view.

Tags: General Black and white Close-up and macro Portraits and people Humour and fun

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woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 10:03AM
It certainly doesn't appear to distort as much as my 10.5mm Nikon fisheye, though it's certainly a distortion I could live with. I shall view the series closely!
Meanwhile you have used it in an ideal situation, to distort a distortion as it were. Plus it's a lovely toned mono and a brave shot too!
Oh yes, and one of my favourite places.

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dudler Plus
14 684 1290 England
22 May 2012 10:25AM
Distortion depends on where the straight lines and recognisable shapes are in the frame - there's a good bit of barrel distortion around the edges...

Though possibly rather less than my 15mm Yashica gives, I grant you!

Good use.
kaybee 13 5.7k 25 Scotland
23 May 2012 10:31AM
Thanks all.
I appreciate there is distortion.... It is just not nearly as much as I expected from such a cheap lens - and the chrm
Omatic aberation is amazingly well controlled
25 May 2012 7:33AM
excellent use of this lens, a great image !!


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