Yes, most pros will say that these lenses are a bad idea, but I disagree when it comes to finding a way to take great pictures with a fun technique. When you were learning to ride a bike, did your parents go out and buy the most expensive bike at Toys R US? I sure hope not. This is a great lens to learn fisheye techniques. When you have the techniques down, you'll begin to naturally notice the difference in the pictures it can take, and those of a more … more
I was searching for an affordable fisheye lens and found this "bargain." As expected this cheap lens was really not recommended by the photography community. However, I didn't want to spend another $300 on a lens that I wasn't even sure I was going to use. Despite the warnings, I went ahead got this lens for less than $40 and I was happy with it. The photo enthusiasts are probably 100% correct that this is a crappy lens. However, for majority of amateurs like myself wouldn't be able to tell … more
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