Review Lens: Samyang 8mm F3.5 Fisheye Pentax

Lens Overview - Samyang 8mm F3.5

The  8mm f/3.5 HD Fisheye Lens with Removable Hood for Canon from Samyang gives you a 167° view with dramatic, exaggerated perspective when used with an APS-C camera, or a powerful circular image floating in the frame when used with a full frame digital camera or 35mm film camera. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 8mm lens focuses as close as 12" (30.48 cm) from the lens. This version of the 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye lens comes with a removable lens hood that provides glare reduction and lens protection, but can be removed to offer an increased and unobstructed angle of view when shooting at full frame digital or 35mm.

Note:
Produces a circular, vignette image on full-frame sensors or 35mm film
Ultra wide-angle 8mm fisheye lens with exaggerated perspective for dramatic effects
Ultra-wide 167° diagonal field-of-view for APS-C size image formats--will produce a rounded image that doesn't cover the entire frame when used with compatible full frame digital cameras or 35mm film cameras
Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical lenses for outstanding, sharply defined images
Lens features super multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghost images
Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 12" (30.48 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
The petal-style lens hood can be removed so as to not interfere with the image when shooting in full frame digital format or 35mm film.
UPC: 084438760705

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Focal Length8mm
Maximum Aperturef/3.5
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View167°
Minimum Focus Distance12" / 30.48 cm
Optical Design10 Elements in 7 Groups
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter SizeNone
Dimensions (ø x L)2.95 x 3.04" / 74.93 x 77.22 mm
Weight15.1 oz / 428 g

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Lens Technical

Samyang 8mm F3.5 Fisheye Pentax18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Name Samyang 8mm F3.5 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 201020182018
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 $600$300
Lens Zoom PrimeZoomZoom
Lens Range 81815
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Oct. 2010Jan. 2018Jan. 2018
Brand SamyangSonyFujifilm


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