Review Lens: Lensbaby 5.8mm F3.5 Circula Fisheye Pentax

Lens Overview - Lensbaby 5.8mm F3.5

Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5mm Circular Fisheye Lens DemoLensbaby Circular Fisheye

The 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens for Sony E from Lensbaby is a manual focus lens with a wide 5.8mm focal length that provides a circular image optimized for Sony E cameras. The lens has an aperture range of f/3.5 to f/22 and captures a 185˚ angle of view. It features a close focusing range starting at 0.25" and going to infinity, all while providing expansive depth of field and image sharpness. This Lensbaby lens doesn't bend, so the fisheye image is always perfectly centered in the frame.

Focus distance scale and DOF scale on the lens aids in focusing
Polished internal barrel for reflection and creative flare, which fills the border around image circle with colors from bright light sources in the photo
UPC: 188772004126

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Focal Length5.8mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 8.9mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View185°
Minimum Focus Distance0.25" / 6.35 mm
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter SizeNone
Dimensions (ø x L)2.75 x 3" / 6.99 x 7.62 cm
Weight10.5 oz / 298 g

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Lens Technical

Lensbaby 5.8mm F3.5 Circula Fisheye Pentax18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Name Lensbaby 5.8mm F3.5 Circula Fisheye PentaxSony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Max Aperture At Min Focal f/3.5f/3.5f/3.5
Year 201420182018
Mount Type Pentax KAFSony EFujifilm X
Lens Type Lens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens TelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium
Auto Focus NoNoNo
Price $300$600$300
Lens Zoom PrimeZoomZoom
Lens Range 61815
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Apr. 2014Jan. 2018Jan. 2018
Brand LensbabySonyFujifilm


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