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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2022, 12:24:30 »
6mm f/2.8 is spectacular (I remember for having seen it at Photokina 1972 ?), and it is also a technical masterpiece. I have no exact recollection why this lens have been build for (calculate cloud coverage ?), but certainly not for creative photography. Personally, I have never been thrilled by fisheye pictures. This is only my personal opinion, which nobody is obliged to share of course  :)
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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2022, 20:31:56 »
Definitely a new low for the GoW channel! GoW has always been a professional source, but this??? Interesting that Gray Levett doesn't step in....
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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2022, 23:16:03 »
Definitely a new low for the GoW channel! GoW has always been a professional source, but this??? Interesting that Gray Levett doesn't step in....

Why new low ?
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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2022, 02:43:48 »
Since you marked "new" in bold I can assume it was always low for you? ;)
Some of the videos were ok to be fair but many details were/are wrong or incomplete.
I admit I am a different generation  ;D
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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2022, 15:29:26 »
6mm f/2.8 is spectacular (I remember for having seen it at Photokina 1972 ?), and it is also a technical masterpiece. I have no exact recollection why this lens have been build for (calculate cloud coverage ?),....
Truly a lens you newer forget seeing, even more so shooting!

Yes cloud coverage was one application they mention in early Nikon literature I recall.

Yes, quite a pointless video I agree. The lens requires so much of the photographer.

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Re: 6mm/f2.8 fisheye Nikkor review
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2022, 00:02:58 »
Now we are talking...