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Nov 03, 2012 09:18 |  #1

I have been looking at 8-15mm f4 canon (£800-£1000) or 14mm f2.8 canon (£1200 +)

Has anyone used both ?

Never had fisheye before, but rather like what they do!

Feel the zoom may be more versatile as well as quite a bit cheaper!

Ay advice welcome.


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Nov 03, 2012 09:38 |  #2

I have both, they're completely different lenses. The 8-15 is a fisheye, so it goes from a fisheye distortion at 15mm to a completely 360 circular image at 8mm. The 14mm is an ultra wide angle rectilinear lens than does a very good job at correcting distortion.


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Nov 03, 2012 09:40 |  #3

Also if your gear list is accurate and you're using a 20D, you may want to consider something like a Canon 10-22 EF-S zoom lens that will give you an ultra wide angle field of view on your crop camera.


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Nov 03, 2012 12:18 |  #4

timnosenzo wrote in post #15201918 (external link)
Also if your gear list is accurate and you're using a 20D, you may want to consider something like a Canon 10-22 EF-S zoom lens that will give you an ultra wide angle field of view on your crop camera.

no, gear list wrong - I kept trying to change it but all I seem to do is link onto someone else's!

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Nov 03, 2012 12:23 |  #5

timnosenzo wrote in post #15201915 (external link)
I have both, they're completely different lenses. The 8-15 is a fisheye, so it goes from a fisheye distortion at 15mm to a completely 360 circular image at 8mm. The 14mm is an ultra wide angle rectilinear lens than does a very good job at correcting distortion.

Many thanks - thats clear now!


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Nov 03, 2012 23:04 |  #6

In my opinion the Tokina 10-17 Fisheye is a best fisheye available if you have a crop camera. It is sharp sharp sharp. At 10 it is a rectangular fisheye but at 17 most of the fishy curve is gone so you can have it on your camera and take both Fisheye and normal shots.


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Nov 03, 2012 23:07 |  #7

hania wrote in post #15201888 (external link)
I have been looking at 8-15mm f4 canon (£800-£1000) or 14mm f2.8 canon (£1200 +)

Has anyone used both ?

Never had fisheye before, but rather like what they do!

Feel the zoom may be more versatile as well as quite a bit cheaper!

Ay advice welcome.

Why does your "gear list" link take us to a different user in a different part of the world?


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Nov 04, 2012 11:34 |  #8

LowriderS10 wrote in post #15204141 (external link)
Why does your "gear list" link take us to a different user in a different part of the world?

I have no idea! And now cant find out how to change the link etc.

I had found somewhere how to do it, followed the instructions faithfully (so I thought), and thats what happened, so I gave up.


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Nov 04, 2012 12:16 |  #9

hania wrote in post #15205737 (external link)
I have no idea! And now cant find out how to change the link etc.

I had found somewhere how to do it, followed the instructions faithfully (so I thought), and thats what happened, so I gave up.

first edit this post, to be your accurate gearlist post in the thread:
https://photography-on-the.net …?p=9545761&post​count=2174

then go to the control panel on the right side...click edit signature:

add in (url="http://photograp​hy-on-the.net/forum/showpost​.php?p=9545761&postcou​nt=2174")gear list(/url)

switch out the () for []


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