Sigma 4.5mm and 3 photo panosIt looks like this would be the least expensive upgrade from my Coolpix 5400 with a FC-E9. Have any of you tried this lens for 3 shot panos?
The Sigma 4.5mm Fisheye fitted to a APS-C small sensor DSLR will do 3 shot panoramas just like the Nikon Coolpix with FC-E8/9.
Fact is though, you will be paying much more for the 4.5mm over the Sigma 8mm and you will be wasting pixels. The ONLY advantage is that you can shoot the full panorama scene in 3 shots (Full Circular) as apposed to 4 shots (Drum).
Stitching time and difficulty would be very minor between the two types.
In my eyes the Sigma 8mm Fisheye is the clear winner.