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Old April 7th, 2007, 02:04 PM   #1
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Anybody use the raynox .24x fisheye HD-FXR-180?

I'm looking at getting a fisheye for our Canon HD cams and have been considering the Raynox as a cheaper option to the century lenses. Anybody used their .24 fisheye lens with the Canon or FX1?

Any feedback would be great. I know how many people on here use the smaller raynox fisheye so I though a few might have this one as well.

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Old April 9th, 2007, 06:07 AM   #2
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Hey Patrick.

I have the fish for the FX.

It's a bit heavy, very prone to smudges and slight aberrations are obvious to the trained eye. There's vignetting too.

That said, I'm pretty satisfied with mine. I wouldn't spend the extra dough on a CO. The fish is a novelty shot for me and the five seconds i have the footage in the edit, most wouldn't notice the imperfections.

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Old April 9th, 2007, 07:59 AM   #3
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Thanks Jason.

Anybody use this lens on a non-Sony cam? I've heard of some problems ,wondering if anybody got it to work well?
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