The World's First 720-Degree Camera Is A Little Underwhelming

If you haven't heard, 360-degree cameras are a thing. They're going to be a big thing when virtual reality takes off. Imagine being able to relive any moment in your life, revisit any place you plopped down a camera. But 720-degree cameras, well... those are a bit of a marketing ploy! » 1/04/15 7:56pm 1/04/15 7:56pm

10 Fierce Fisheye Photos

Fisheye lenses distort a scene to absurd proportions—which is why fisheye photography is so fun to see. Here are your fisheye photos from this week's Shooting Challenge. » 2/18/14 2:00pm 2/18/14 2:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Fisheye

Fish are lucky. Because they get to see 180 degrees or so at once. Photographers can do the same using fisheye lenses (or cheating it with a filter). So for this week's Shooting Challenge, we're all going fishing. » 2/13/14 3:10pm 2/13/14 3:10pm

Giant 1970s Fisheye Lens On a Nikon D800: Worth the $160k?

A few weeks ago we reported on the ridiculous $160,000 Nikon 6mm f/2.8 fisheye lens up for sale in the UK. But with no images utilizing the lens, we were left wondering what they might look like. Now we know, and kinda wish we didn't. » 5/08/12 12:00pm 5/08/12 12:00pm

This Crazy 1970s Fisheye Lens Could Be Yours For $160,000

If you have a taste for wild fisheye shots, here's the ultimate lens. It's claimed that it can "see behind itself", was made as a proof-of-concept for a trade show in 1970, and can be yours. If you have $160,000 lying around, that is. » 4/24/12 7:16am 4/24/12 7:16am

Giz Explains: Why You Look Different in Photos Than You Do in the Mirror

Yesterday morning, you looked good. Yesterday evening, before you went out, you're pretty sure you looked real good. So who the hell is this schlub in the Facebook album from last night, tagged with your name? » 10/12/10 2:20pm 10/12/10 2:20pm

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75: Wide Angles, Touch Screen, HD Video

Panasonic's Lumix FX75 strives to be a good looking camera with good looking video to match; the sleek FX75 has a touchscreen, a 24mm super wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom and shoots HD video in AVCHD Lite. » 6/01/10 2:00am 6/01/10 2:00am

Fisheye Tin Camera Mounts To Canon DSLR For 180º Photos

We've seen all manner of SLR trickery in the past, but Bhautik Josh has cobbled together a fisheye camera from a soda can. Sounds totally MacGyver, but he's put the steps up on his blog for you to try out. » 4/21/10 2:20pm 4/21/10 2:20pm

Pocket Fisheye Camera Probably Won’t Replace Your Point-and-Shoot

This Demekin Pocket Fisheye Camera is a tiny, foldable fisheye camera. Pretty awesome, right? But wait, it takes 110mm film? Yeah, thanks but no thanks. [Product Page] » 3/31/09 2:20pm 3/31/09 2:20pm

Magnetic Mount Lenses Add Wide Angle, Telephoto and Fish-Eye…

We have seen several different add-on lenses designed to enhance the iPhone camera, but these versions ditch the case in favor of magnetic mounts. There are also three different lenses to choose from. » 12/29/08 11:45am 12/29/08 11:45am

Lomographic Fisheye Camera #Two: Still Capturing 180-degrees of Cool


The Lomo cameras were originally known for their leaky bodies that contaminate film with errant light — perfect for art house photos. This 35mm fisheye film camera improves upon Lomo's best selling first with more image distorting capabilities, and a metal case. More, details, and sample shots, after the jump. » 7/28/06 10:30am 7/28/06 10:30am