If the title of today’s post makes you suspicious that more of that corner stuff may come your way, you’re absolutely right. If there is anything that this fisheye lens is great in, then it’s looking around corners.
For the second one, the Image of the Day, I actually stood nearer to the corner, keeping the other buildings out of sight, keeping them from wrapping the place. The result looks wider. Now repeat: to get something that looks wider, you have to go nearer. There may be logic to the fisheye, but it certainly is weird.
One more thing: You may remember “594 – Warning: Junk Ahead“, the somewhat crappy first approach to all things fishy. Well, I finally think that this one, a variation taken this morning, is not junk any more. But what’s more important: whereas Thursday’s image took me half an hour of attempts and still was junk, this one was shot in less than a minute, and it only took me so long, because I needed three versions until I finally got my feet out of the image 🙂
Photographing with this lens is fun again.
The Song of the Day is the old Blues standard “Meet Me Around The Corner” by Big Joe Williams. I have it on disc 46 of “The Ultimate Jazz Archive“. Sorry, no lyrics and certainly no video, but here is a sound sample.