Today, we will be going over what we feel are the best fisheye lenses for Nikon d750 cameras currently available on the market right now. With fisheye photography being a pretty unique photography niche than many people consider dabbling in we always see people reaching out for advice on lenses that they can pick up for their various cameras.
As usual, we will be recommending two fisheye lenses for our readers. The first one is a higher priced fisheye lens with increasing functionality and performance while the second lens is a lower price, still performs well but is based more towards people who just want to dabble in fisheye photography and wet their feet without needing to spend much. Both of these two lenses will mount directly to your d750 camera body without issue and provide you with the ability to capture fisheye photographs with great image quality.
The Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Fixed Lens
The mount on the lens is made from metal rather than plastic allowing it to fit directly to your Nikon d750 without risking any cross threading that may result in damage over time. Being a fisheye lens based around the 8mm focal length you really do get a unique field of view when using the lens that can capture some really unique photographs of your subjects with great image quality as shown in the image below.
The lens is a fully manual lens meaning your focusing will be based around you tweaking the manual focus ring as required to get the image that you want. Although some newer photographers are scared off by this, fear not as the 8mm focal range is very easy to manually focus even if you are brand new to manually focusing. The multilayer coating on the front lens element of the Sigma 8mm f/3.5 also makes your job easier as it reduces both flare and ghosting from your image.
If you are wanting to pick up a great little ultra-wide angle fisheye lens for your Nikon d750 then we really feel you should consider the Sigma 8mm f/3.5. We have covered a number of its strengths throughout the article but as with many things in photography, the more you play with a lens the more you learn to do with it and the better you are able to use it to manipulate your image to get the photographs you want.
The Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide F/3.5 Fisheye Lens
The Rokinon, just like the Sigma above is also based around the 8mm focal length offering some unique photographs that you would be otherwise unable to get without the use of a fisheye lens. Although this Rokinon lens is much more budget-friendly, it still offers some great image quality and beats that of the competing fisheye lenses at this price point easily in our opinion.
Again, the Rokinon is another manual fisheye lens that will rely on tweaking your image prior to capturing your photograph via the manual focus ring on the lens. Again, due to this being an 8mm focal point lens this is very easy to do even if you have never used a fully manual lens before. Also, considering the price point of the lens, its manual focus ring is actually very smooth and easy to use making it much easier to operate too.
If you are one of the many, many, many people that we see reaching out who are curious about trying their hand at fisheye photography then the Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide F/3.5 Fisheye Lens could be the lens for you. Its low price tag and decent performance make it the obvious choice for budget fisheye lenses and it will also mount directly to your d750 camera body without you needing to use a converter or mount adaptor or anything like that either.
The video below offers an additional third-party, independent review for the Rokinon 8mm to offer our readers an independent opinion of the product.
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