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Using the adaptive wide filter in Photoshop CS6 on the 8mm Samyang NEX fisheye, this filter allows you to straighten curves and adjust the uprights, not perfect here I'd agree, but good on a more conventional wide angle. Samyang certainly produce lenses at moderate cost that capture high levels of detail, albeit without autofocus and with manual apertures.

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a building photographed often but this view works for me very well. i like the exposure here.
John Prior: Thanks Ayush
I think it looks very cool here! Well done!
John Prior: Thanks Elizabeth
hello London! i gotta go back one day
John Prior: Always plenty to explore
Awesome shot of Big Ben.
John Prior: Thank you
  • Chris
  • England
  • 18 Dec 2012, 06:50
This is technically very efficient John: thank you very much for the explanation. ISO 1600 - phew!
John Prior: Yes the ISO was a bit over the top really, forgot to reset it smile
I have read a lot of good reports about their lenses and this picture bears them out.
John Prior: Thanks Bill, don't really miss autofocus on the ultra wides as everything seems to be in focus smile
  • Chad Doveton
  • where latitude and longitude meet
  • 18 Dec 2012, 08:38
A different an enjoyable view of a well known landmark John.
John Prior: Thanks Chad
Fine shot John, this lens really lets you get a lot in.
John Prior: In the right places it gives a great feeling of 'being there', thanks Brian
  • Heidi
  • Switzerland
  • 5 Jan 2013, 19:23
Ah! Time to go to see good old London again soon! I am inspired now indeed! smile

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camera NEX-7
exposure mode aperture priority
shutterspeed 1/4000s
aperture f/5.6
sensitivity ISO1600
focal length 8.0mm
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