A circular fisheye image requires more processing, but offers advantages over a rectangular fisheye.
Summary: Make a surfer stand out by creating a silhouette effect This is my favourite surf photo from March 2017: Sony a6000, Mieke 6.5mm circular fisheye, ISO 100, 1/1000, f4, 6.5mm I’m pretty sure this was the only time I went to North Cornwall for a surf in 2017. It’s just over an hours drive […]
I’ve used the Meike 6.5mm circular fisheye on my Sony a6000 for surf photos and for some test shots which helped me compare it to the Samyang/Rokinon 8mm f2.8 fisheye. The video shows you my unboxing and some results of my first session and test shots. I ordered my Meike 6.5mm circular fisheye in Sony […]
There’s a new fisheye available for Sony e-mount cameras like the Sony a6000, a6300 and a6500. It’s from Chinese manufacturer called Meike (not to be confised with Meikon – the Chinese water housing maker). UPDATE: The Meike 6.5mm f2.0 fisheye is probably not going to be a good option for standard surf photos. That’s because […]