Camera Lenses Explained: how to get sharp photos using fisheye lenses

Camera Lenses Explained: how to get sharp photos using fisheye lenses

Get well balanced exposures with fisheye lenses

Get well balanced exposures with fisheye lenses

With such an extreme field of view that includes large areas of sky (including the sun) and foreground, and no chance of using ND grad filters, the results from a fisheye lens often suffer from too much contrast.

The best solution for this is to shoot in raw format and adjust the exposure in Adobe Camera Raw using the Recovery and Fill Light sliders to make sure the highlight and shadow detail is retained.

In extreme conditions you can also try shooting several different exposures and combining them.

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