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Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 Mount

You Pay: $239.00
Product Highlights
  • Ultra Wide-Angle 8mm Fisheye Lens
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses -- Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Manual Focus Lens
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 12"
  • Built-In Petal-Type Lens Hood

The 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 from Rokinon gives you a 139.3° view with dramatic, exaggerated perspective when used with a 4/3 camera. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 8mm manual focus lens focuses as close as 1' (30.48 cm) from the lens, and has a built-in petal lens hood.

Ultra wide-angle 8mm fisheye lens with exaggerated perspective and approximately 180° angle of view, for dramatic effects
Ultra-wide 139.3° diagonal field-of-view for 4/3 size image formats
Manual focus lens with no electronic connections to the camera for automatic focus nor metering.
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
Lens includes a built-in petal-type lens hood
Performance
Focal Length 8mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Four Thirds
Format Compatibility Four Thirds
Angle of View 139.3°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0' (30.48 cm)
Elements/Groups 10/7
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Environmental
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.95 x 3.15" (75 x 80 mm)
Weight 15.1 oz (428.09 g)
Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 Mount
  • Lens Pouch
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps
  • Instruction Manual
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Rokinon8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 Mount
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    Excellent price/quality ratio

    By 788

    from Bucharest, Romania

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          Comments about Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 Mount:

          Need a few tweakings for the start. First of all, focusing at infinity will produce soft images. Nothing new here, as I was aware of this problem from several reviews...Set it to 1.2 or 1.3 feet, and at F8 or F11, as I notice this setting will produce good, sharp images. These are the settings used for the pictures attached. Make sure you have a soft cloth with you, and check your lens often, as it get very easy to have fingerprints on your lens. Very good product overall, well build, and fun to use.

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          5.0

          Bang for your buck

          By BelePhotography

          from Bern, Switzerland

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Sharpness
          • Strong Construction
          • Value

          Cons

          • Heavy
          • Size

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            Comments about Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Olympus 4/3 Mount:

            Just as wide as the Olympus 8mm - less than half the price. Heavier with out autofocus, but let's be honest - autofocus on a fisheye? Set your aperture beyond 5.6 and shoot, everything will be sharp, really sharp!

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