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Extreme Wide-angle / affordable fisheye lens for Canon T2i

I'm looking for an extreme wide-angle/fisheye lens for my canon t2i, but am not sure what to get. I've heard the sigma 8mm is pretty good an obviously the canon 8-15mm f4 L as well, but that over a ...
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How would one use filters with the “bulb”-like shape front element lenses?

I am toying with the idea of picking up either the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC or the 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye lens. These lenses have a built-in petal-shape hood and a "bulb-like" front ...
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How wide can a lens be before it begins to produce distortion?

Some lenses will produce distortion near a photo's edges (lines that should be straight begin to curve). Fisheye lenses definitely do this, and some ultra-wide lenses will do this too. I like wide ...
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Fisheye extension lens

I want to experiment a little with fisheye lens and ultra wide angle. But I don't want to spend a lot of money on something I don't know if I will be using. Are this lenses OK for experimenting and ...