View Full Version : Fisheye for HMC

10-14-2009, 01:06 PM
I am looking at buying the .4 fisheye for the hmc.
A few questions:
Is there vignetting?
Is there a bayonet mount, such as this one
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/274301-REG/Century_Precision_Optics_0VS_FEWA_DVX_VS_FEWA_DVX_ Fisheye_Adapter_for.html
this is for the dvx, but they have the same thread, do they have the same bayonet.
Does anyone know if theese are interchangeable?

Similarly if i got this:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/588915-REG/Century_Precision_Optics_0HD_FEAD_AG_Fisheye_Adapt er_Lens_for.html
would it be able to screw onto the dvx100?
I have both cameras and want a nice interchangeable lens?

Thanks for any help,
much appreciated.

10-14-2009, 01:26 PM
They have different bayonets.

I say get the opteka 0.4X 72mm fisheye. It's cheap. The quality is good and it's plenty wide. No vignetting.

http://opteka.com/opteka72mm04xhd2largeelementfisheyelensforprofessi onalvideocamcorders.aspx

A little comparison I made:

Also their twitter page has a 5% discount on anything so you might want to check that out too:

Example video:

10-14-2009, 01:51 PM
oh whats up treskate, havent been on skateperception for a minute here, used to hit that site up all the time.
Thanks for the reply. Just one question, how much worse in glass quality are the optekas in your oppinion verses century glass. Ive always just gone with century.
Also, where can i get that spacer, is it just a 72 threaded spacer?
And obviously the opteka would fit my dvx so that is nice.
Just concerned with the glass quality because they are about 200 dollars cheaper than century.