In November, I bought a new camera, a Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
I am still learning how to use it and want to take a course. One of the settings my camera is a fisheye. The main subject shows correctly but the area around it distorts and bends inward. Yesterday I thought it would be fun to give it a try. Above is the first picture I took with it.
"Originally used for meteorology to study the sky and cloud formations, fisheye’s were originally called “whole-sky lenses.” These lenses quickly became popular in the general photography field because of their fun and unique uses, and of course their incredibly distorted lines. They can be used for many different purposes, both professional and for fun (but mostly for fun"
I tried to use the Christmas tree as the focal point here. Notice how landscape uses the effect much better than portrait.