A fish eye lens is an ultra wide-angle lens that produces strong visual distortion intended to create a wide panoramic or hemispherical image. Fish eye lenses achieve extremely wide angles of view by forgoing producing images with straight lines of perspective, opting instead for a special mapping, which gives images a characteristic convex non-rectilinear appearance. Find out more about Fish Eye Photography @ Wikipedia.
Check out the following 8 stunning fish-eye photographs, follow the links for their source.
I had a specific shot in mind. One where the gecko has a striking curved posture but where it also shows the environment they occur in. This required ultra wide angle portrait shots…
A photo taken with the fish-eye & tripod
Plaza de la Encarnacion, Sevilla, 2012
Taken with a Nikon d7000 with a fish eye lens.