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Hacksaw a lens?

Literally, yes. (Nah, just the hood…)

A bit nuts huh? Not just a bit I guess LOL.

But yes, I’ve literally had my Nikkor AF 10.5mm 2.8 fisheye lens hacksawed.

Fisheye Hacksaw by Mike TM, Photo courtesy of Mike TM

(Thanks Mike!)

 

Why hacksaw the lens?

See the picture below why…

Normal 10.5mm fisheye:

Sohoton Natural Caves (Samar, Philippines)

Photographer’s note: F/8, 20 sec, ISO 200, Nikon D700 DX mode, Nikkor AF 10.5mm 2.8 fisheye DX, Benro C-298 tripod

 

Hacksawed 10.5mm fisheye:

(Note: This effect on the Nikkor 10.5 fisheye will work only when using a Nikon full-frame body (FX) on FX mode)

Sohoton Natural Caves (Samar, Philippines)

Photographer’s note: F/8, 20 sec, ISO 200, Nikon D700 FX mode, Nikkor AF 10.5mm 2.8 fisheye DX, Benro C-298 tripod

 

Another one:

Sohoton Natural Caves (Samar, Philippines)

Photographer’s note: F/11, 15 sec, ISO 200, Nikon D700 FX mode, Nikkor AF 10.5mm 2.8 fisheye DX, Benro C-298 tripod

 

What’s next on Dave’s to-do list? Stay tuned.

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