6th April 2003, 02:03 PM
fisheye -> wide angle lenses
guys is it possible to save money by buying fish eye lens instead of wide angle ones??
later is it possible to use photoshop convert the image back to those similar that are taken with wide angle lenses without the convex effect??
6th April 2003, 05:14 PM
YES YES YES!
Use Panotools. Just Goggle it. The magic number is 86 for the Sigma 15mm fisheye and 1.6 crop factor.
7th April 2003, 08:47 PM
what is panotools?? is it a plugin for photoshop??
7th April 2003, 09:00 PM
Yes, it is a PS plugin.
Download from here (and also read the articles!):
This one specifically for how to correct the Sigma 15mm fisheye:
For DSLR's with 1.6 crop factor, the HFOV should be 86.
Check out this post on dpreview: