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Sometimes the photos I take are entirely based on the image in my head, and then working out how to make it happen. This was supposed to be one of them, however ... and you don't know this ... it didn't quite work how I expected ... still, it has it's many reflected charms.
Taken with a Samyang 8mm fisheye, it's worth every penny, that lens is ...
22/03/2012 - 19:10stevesphotos
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Shutter SpeedN/A
Aperturef/10
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ISO160
Focal Length8mm

SMarsden

Link Posted 22/03/2012 - 20:42
I like this, Its got a kind of Pop video aspect to it, I can imagine Simon Le Bon and the rest of Duran Duran doing the "Wild Boys" walk towards the camera and disappearing under the camera.... Its a nicely controled exposure to...

Do you have a link to a web page for this lens?
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stevesphotos

Link Posted 22/03/2012 - 20:53
There's a review of the canon variant here,
http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/526-samyang8f35eos
But the Pentax version is better because you've still got camera based aperture control.

The Flickr group
http://www.flickr.com/groups/1284660@N20/
All my photos are with 8 year old cameras ...
645D, 35mm, SDM 55mm, FA75mm, FA150mm f/2.8 and K-5, Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8, DA* 50-135mm, Samyang 8mm, other miscellaneous stuff...
Last Edited by stevesphotos on 22/03/2012 - 21:22

boudou701

Link Posted 22/03/2012 - 22:44
awesome shot - i dont get the reflection in the sky though
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Jimmy_Dean0

Link Posted 23/03/2012 - 00:31
Great capture. Just got a Pentax 10-17 Fisheye and learning to use it. Thanks for sharing this .
Cheers - JD

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johnha

Link Posted 23/03/2012 - 01:57
boudou701 wrote:
awesome shot - i dont get the reflection in the sky though

I presume the reflection is off the windows either side of the footbridge.

Fabulous shot, amazing way to capture what is generally a soulless place.
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stevesphotos

Link Posted 23/03/2012 - 13:36
Cheers!
Yeah, the reflections in the sky are off the windows, and then you get the reflections of the reflections and then you get ... well, lot's of reflections ... It was the element I hadn't planned for, but it kinda works.
All my photos are with 8 year old cameras ...
645D, 35mm, SDM 55mm, FA75mm, FA150mm f/2.8 and K-5, Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8, DA* 50-135mm, Samyang 8mm, other miscellaneous stuff...

pauljay

Link Posted 24/03/2012 - 08:27
If they turn out like this who cares about the plan!
Paul.

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stevesphotos

Link Posted 24/03/2012 - 16:45
Exactly!
All my photos are with 8 year old cameras ...
645D, 35mm, SDM 55mm, FA75mm, FA150mm f/2.8 and K-5, Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8, DA* 50-135mm, Samyang 8mm, other miscellaneous stuff...
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