I currently use the Canon EF 17–40mm lens which is great but every so often I need to go wider but maintain quality (and still have a few Rand left for food at the end of the month).
My El-Cheapo tripod from Govan Mani did well in the surf and we managed to maintain a sharpness of sorts.
Later when I got home I found Dean in one RAW file but the lights on the pier had gone off a few minutes earlier. I found two other files from the same shoot and chose the best lights and water action (plus some added specials) to generate this defiantly and definitely not “straight out the camera” shot.
The 10-20 has done me well but will not work on my 6D. Plus the 6D needs a premium lens hence me looking at the Sigma Art range, which claims: “premium full frame wide angle zoom designed to have minimal distortion in its wide angle imagery.”
Base image: F18, 1/13 sec. ISO 100 @ 10 mm on Canon 550D & Sigma 10-20 lens
— at Moyo on the Pier Ushaka.