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Post Options Post Options   Quote 4paul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2018 at 01:25
I guess the theme is staircases! The B&W staircase is Escher-like

'yang (Rokinon) 8fish/2.8 nex3

1 last tree standing

f5.6?

2 locked away

f5.6?

3 walking

f5.6 1/8s

4 vertical walking

f5.6 1/4s

5 foot walking

f5.6 6/10s + clarity/contrast
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pdeley Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2018 at 04:44
Another Rokinon 8mm fish, but this time breaking away from the staircase theme. This bubble eye is the early version = plain CS designation and only opens to f3.5. It's one that has a Nikon mount so I mounted it on my AI-to-FE adapter. And even tho' my mama told me not to play with aps-c fisheyes on full frame bods, I put it on my a7 anyways!

1. Sikorsky chopper through a baroque vignette and baffled window




No doubt others have already tested their specimens on full frame sensors and shown the results, but just to clarify: this isn't the result of anything between rear element and sensor, so it must be something in between the glass inside the lens (presumably to try to minimize glare?). To me it's a neverending surprise that (a) the interior baffle crops the projected image almost rectangularly, but not quite and (b) combined with vignetting corners due to the fixed hood the result is a baroque "cartouche" border to the useable part of the image.

Fun for framing effects, but after this next shot I've cropped to the inside dimensions of the baffle's window.

2. Looking too deep into the Sikorksy's nostril




3. An equally rude angle up the behind a Catalina seaplane




4. A fisheye perspective can fold the Catalina from front to back into one dizzying shot




5. Ditto for a Matt Groening-like rendition of this long-eared classic




6. The iconic rounded wingtip of a Spit - at maximum warp




7. Zany art: Steve Maloney's "Ride 'em Copter" explosion of bling



Edited by pdeley - 09 January 2018 at 05:40
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2018 at 09:44
I darkened the edges of the circle (somewhat) as it gets a bit confusing there. The fish is sometimes (almost) full frame, depends very much on focussing distance. Optically not stellar but OK, not like Leo's MD 7.5 Fish that looks like the real deal! Then again, the Lensbaby Fish is very cheap and tiny and strange enough has a flat front lens.

12.1: Passage Blocked

Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Lens: Lensbaby Composer and Fisheye 12/4
Aperture: f/8
Exposure Time: 0.008 sec (1/125)
ISO: 100

12.2: V for Love

Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Lens: Lensbaby Composer and Fisheye 12/4
Aperture: f/8
Exposure Time: 0.01 sec (1/100)
ISO: 100

12.3: Planet Bricks

Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
Lens: Lensbaby Composer and Fisheye 12/4
Aperture: f/8
Exposure Time: 0.005 sec (1/200)
ISO: 100

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Post Options Post Options   Quote mikey2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2018 at 14:15
Well, yesterday didn't allow any time for pics so I missed Day 8.

Luckily the new weekly rules allow me to post still! Yay!

Inspired by the staircase theme.....


Ascension

Camera Model: ILCE-6000 | Lens: Samyang 8mm Fisheye | Focal Length: 8 mm | Aperture: f/8.0 | Exposure Time: 0.1 sec (1/10) | ISO: 3200 and a visit to Nik Color FX Pro
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 January 2018 at 13:40
    Paul: snow in St Petersburg, of course!
    Paul: that aircraft loves your fish!
    Paul: the Rokkor Fish 7,5 is an old fish, it is (very) soft until F13; it's a lot more sexy than the Lensbaby and the Samyang but that has its price.
    Mike: Somehow I expected a rabbit on those stairs. Glad you like the new rules!
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote mariuszlo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 January 2018 at 21:33
    Taken in advance. Tomorrow is going to rain.
    Frozen Hudson River.



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    Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 January 2018 at 07:25
    Originally posted by mariuszlo mariuszlo wrote:


    Frozen Hudson River.

    WOW that is a spectacular view! Lots to discover, there's even an aeroplane in the sky.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 January 2018 at 08:30
    10.1: Skylines

    Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
    Lens: Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
    Aperture: f/8.0
    Exposure Time: 0.017 sec (1/60)
    ISO: 500

    10.2: Centraal Station

    Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
    Lens: Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
    Aperture: f/8.0
    Exposure Time: 0.017 sec (1/60)
    ISO: 1000


    10.3: A bit of Mondriaan

    Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
    Lens: Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
    Aperture: f/8.0
    Exposure Time: 0.017 sec (1/60)
    ISO: 640

    10.4: M for Metro

    Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
    Lens: Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
    Aperture: f/8.0
    Exposure Time: 0.05 sec (1/20)
    ISO: 100

    10.5: Thorbecke monument

    Camera Model: ILCE-7RM2
    Lens: Voigtlander HELIAR-HYPER WIDE 10mm F5.6
    Aperture: f/8.0
    Exposure Time: 0.017 sec (1/60)
    ISO: 400


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    Post Options Post Options   Quote mikey2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 January 2018 at 21:40
    mariuszlo - that's quite a sight to see. Nicely framed with the distant buildings. They are interesting enough to see but even more interesting is the frozen waters. It's just something totally unexpected - I hope it warms up soon....

    Paul - I was just thinking I'd forgotton how wide 12mm was on full frame then I saw your 10mm pics.   ****wide!*****!!! The one that shows it off best is the first one. Quite dizzying and I love the distant fade-to-white.


    Here's my 12mm haul for today (Sigma 12-24 HSM mk2)

    Strangely, I also wanted a 'fade to white' pic too...

         Last one out, turn off the lights

    Camera Model: ILCA-99M2 | Lens: Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 | Focal Length: 12 mm | Aperture: f/8.0 | Exposure Time: 0.3 | ISO: 6400

         Big Plane, Huge Sky

    Camera Model: ILCA-99M2 | Lens: Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 | Focal Length: 12 mm | Aperture: f/8.0 | Exposure Time: 0.005 sec (1/200) | ISO: 800
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 January 2018 at 23:55
    Just a reminder:

    have a great weekend and
    don't forget to make your Day Prime photos with your
    8mm/9mm/10mm/11mm/12mm/13mm and 14mm lenses.

    Happy shooting!
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 January 2018 at 14:14
    Originally posted by mikey2000 mikey2000 wrote:


    Paul - I was just thinking I'd forgotton how wide 12mm was on full frame then I saw your 10mm pics.   ****wide!*****!!!


    Yes, 10mm is almost too wide. It is a lens for special occasions (like Day 10 ). It's a big challenge to keep everything straight (especially above your head), and Paul has managed to do that just fine. I'll post my 10mm shots later.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote darosa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 January 2018 at 14:34
    The 12mm Lensbaby Fisheye Optic is full frame and has a flare feature that I had completely forgotten (long live Day Prime): the black area around the image circle will take on the colour of a bright subject or light source near the lens, adding a ring of colour to the image. It's a colour that is already in your photo, so it matches well!

    a7rii + Lensbaby Scout + Fisheye Optic 12/4.0

    5 Country lane


    6 Stairwell of Nr. 18


    7 Spiral staircase to the Red Zone


    and one without flare:

    8 Hatching hothouses
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote Snegren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 January 2018 at 16:22
    Leo, my 10 mm images did require some streching in LR. I need a mechanical spiritlevel as the viewfinder spiritlevel doesn't work 'up'.
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    Mike, 12 mm is wide but the last 2 mm makes all the difference. I like the Airplane interior, good light and the orange leading lines accentuate the depth!
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