i did this a while ago and thought i would share it with the world...
i wanted to get a fisheye lens for my camera so i went off to peninsula plza and was like "OMG noooooo!" when i saw the price on most of them.. at least $800+ for a good one..
so i went back home... and i looked thru the peephole on my front door (the thing used to see who is at the door befor u open it) and i thought that it looked very much like a fisheye.
sooo... i got myself over to home-fix and asked for a door peep and some duct tape... and walauu!!! only $3.90
after simply taking off the end bolt and taping it (yes i know very "juvenile" but i dont have the equipment to make a mount) you end up something like this: (this is my video cam im demonstrating to how to put on with)
its an ok alternative to a real fisheye which is aobut $1000 for a canon 15mm one..
and if ud like to see for yourself.. heres some test shots of stuff:
(after max zoom on the camera and cropping loads of course)
and here is a comparison with a photo with a real fisheye i got off the net
as you can see the quality isnt as good but considering its like 1/1000 of the price of a real one i figured its not too bad..
hope this idea can help others out there.. c&c appreciated..