Few notes about the following pages:
pages were born to support and spread the culture and the
use of the fisheye lens, to give the users and the collectors
a complete resource for researching and orienteering in
this strange world.
core of it all is a big survey, continuously updated, as
more news or even exemplars come into my hands or some
good friend's ones.
work was compiled in its first shape between 2006-2007,
on the basis of the original
fish list, by Willem-Jan Markerink. The intent is to
catalogue any fisheye
lens ever produced, for both collecting and use purpose,
with a specific attention to panoramic photography. Many
references and infos were collected with the aid of other
fisheye enthusiasts, who accorded their permission for
this limited use. Without them this site would never been
survey is divided into 7 main parts.
1) digital camera
specifically projected fisheyes, APSc or fourthirds formats.
2) 35mm cameras fisheye,
film or digital, divided in a-m and n-z pages
3) underwater fisheyes
4) medium format cameras
5) cloud cameras,
fisheye cameras, customs, and others.
6) c-mount video fisheyes
7) fisheye adapters,
or converters, limited to most famous ones, trying to track
we have the X-FILES, unknown and strange lenses that are
still not in theDB
there are other sections dedicated to
Links and References, to
cover all technical and theoretical aspects