Posts Tagged ‘Fisheye Lenses’

Defishing Nikons 10.5mm fisheye lens?

Wooden boats shot with the Nikon 10.5mm lens, image defished with Nikon NX2 software

As many of you know one of the interesting lenses I shoot with is the Nikon 10.5mm f2.8 DX fisheye lens. This lens covers a lot of territory with a 180 degree corner to corner diagonal view giving you a full frame but somewhat distorted image. I don’t use the lens regularly but the odd […]


Kevin’s Lens Test Archive


Most of you realize that for me a lens test doesn’t require a fancy lens testing chart or a brick wall. It’s not that I don’t think that this type of test is valid, it’s just that I don’t think that photographing charts has much to do with real life photography. The only real exception […]


Brentwood College Rowing Regatta photo shoot

Brentwood Regatta 2009, Mill Bay, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island

Brentwood Regatta 2009 Photos  I just spent 2 days photographing the Brentwood College Rowing Regatta in Mill Bay. This regatta is a photography feast with non-stop action for almost 3 days in a beautiful part of the Cowichan Valley. Over 1,500 athletes and coaches from over 35 rowing clubs take part in the regatta. Most are […]


Sigma 50mm f2.8 D Macro EX


I’m beginning to feel like an equipment junkie having purchased a couple new (used) lenses recently. One of these, the Nikkor 10.5mm fisheye I have mentioned a number of times in previous posts (A few more 180’s from the Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye Lens and Fisheye Views). The other lens I recently purchased was a Sigma […]


A few more 180’s from the Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye Lens

Beaver Tail Cactus

This Nikon 10.5mm fisheye lens is actually quite fun to use and certainly can produce some interesting photographs. I previously talked about my first reactions to this lens in Fisheye Views. Well, I haven’t used the lens a huge amount more up to this point but it sure is a blast to pull it out […]


Fisheye views

Nikon 10.5mm fisheye - Joshua Trees

I mentioned a few posts ago that I had just purchased a Nikon 10.5mm fisheye lens. Well, I finally picked it up in Portland and had the opportunity to put the lens through its paces. My first impression was how small the lens was. I really hadn’t paid much attention to the specs but figured […]


New toys on the way!

Nikkor 10.5mm Fisheye

There have always been a few lenses that I thought I would never buy. This was for a number of reasons but generally due to extreme cost (Nikkor 600mm f4 at a cool $9,699.95 US: I’m still looking for a benefactor here) or total impractibility in the case of extreme wide angles. It’s amzing what […]


What’s in my bag?

This is a question that I’m asked often and it’s a hard one to answer. When I travel I tend to “travel light”, often only carrying one body and 2 lenses plus assorted other paraphernalia. When I have the luxury of travvelling by car or boat I tend to carry more, closer to what I […]