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Old June 13th, 2010, 04:40 PM   #1
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Wide Angle Adapter?

I have a Canon HF10, which doesn't have a very wide lens. I'm wondering if a wide angle lens adapter would fix this, but I don't want the look of a fisheye, which I already have.

Any thoughts?
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Old June 14th, 2010, 06:26 AM   #2
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Canon supply a wide-angle adapter which is very good (I used to use it before I changed the camera ) and certainly doesn't give the fish-eye look to shots. I believe it is the Canon WD-37.
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Old June 14th, 2010, 03:45 PM   #3
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Oh thanks! Its expensive though. I'll have to wait on that purchase.
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Old June 20th, 2010, 12:30 AM   #4
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Wendell, I have a Canon HF-S10 and I bought the Canon wide-angle lens for it when I bought the camera, - yes, it is expensive, but well worth it. I hardly ever take it off the camera. No obvious distortion and it improves your SOUND !

Of course, because you can get closer to your subjects !

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Old June 20th, 2010, 07:53 AM   #5
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The HFS10 has a 58mm lens fitting, so the wide angle lens would be the WD58. I use this om my HFS100 and it is indeed a good bit of glass. I bought it some years back for the Canon XM2.
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Old June 28th, 2010, 10:26 AM   #6
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Thanks all! I'll be sure to purchase one of these in the future.
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Old June 30th, 2010, 03:50 PM   #7
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Make sure you have to correct model, the HF10 and HFS10 are very different cameras.

I use a Raynox 0.5x wide angle attachment.
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Old July 3rd, 2010, 04:28 PM   #8
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Kenko 0.5X Wide Angle Lens for 37mm Camcorders
I have one of these for my HF200
There is some vignetting at full wide angle so it takes a bit of practice but the results are reasonable for the price, but shop around because the prices seem to vary, I think I only paid about 28 six months ago. Hope this helps.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 05:20 PM   #9
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I use the Canon WA from the GL1-2

It's half the price of the Vixia verson and works great.
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it's used here.
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