A different point of view – Extreme wide angle and fisheye zooms

Photography and Cinematography is about capturing a point of view or really your own point of view. To do this we all make decisions on location of the camera and subject as well as the time of day or night to shoot. Then when you are shooting you then need to decide what gear to use and one of the most critical factors to achieving a different look is what lens will I use?

Everyone has a 50mm or standard lense and yes you can create great images with a 50, but with lenses that go beyond a standard focal length you will be able to achieve more unique images as you will be showing your chosen subject with a view not normally seem.

So for you all that love Nikkor lenses there are 2 new lenses that will give you new options for capturing a new point of view with your camera gear.

Fisheye zoom lens

I love fisheye lenses, but the only ones I have used until now have had a fixed field of view (normally around 8mm) so a fisheye zoom sounds like great fun to me. A range of 8mm to 15mm will make this a truly versatile fisheye. So what is it …. it the Nikon 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E EDIF AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR Lens

Ultra wide lens

If a fisheye zoom is too much for you, maybe a ultra wide zoom is more what you are looking for. Shooting with a ultra wide angle lens distorts reality. Shooting with a 15mm is quite a different experience to shooting with a 50mm. The first thing you notice is the exaggerated perspective, the distorted edges and relationships between foreground and background objects that are ‘stretched’, sometimes unnaturally. Wide-angle scenes can contain many objects at different distances, which helps to draws the viewer into the scene. A great lens to try finding new perspectives with is Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Zoom Lens

 

 

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