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Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount

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Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount

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Product Highlights

  • 180º Panoramic Fisheye Perspective
  • Aperture Range: T/3.8-22
  • Intended for DSLR Video
  • Fits Full-frame and APS-C Sensor Cameras
  • Silent, Smooth De-clicked Aperture Ring
  • Toothed Aperture and Focus Rings
  • Removable Petal-type Lens Hood
  • Fits Canon DSLR Mounts
  • Manual Focus
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You Pay: $279.00

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The 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount from Bower can shoot both photo and video but has features that make it particularly attractive for shooting video with DSLR cameras. It is an ultra wide-angle lens with a 180º panoramic fisheye perspective. Its silent and smooth aperture transitions and manual focus make it ideal for shooting video and its aperture and focus rings are toothed to provide better grip for follow-focus rigging. Compatible with both full-frame sensors and APS-C sensors, it offers sharp imaging with its 10-element, 1 aspherical optic lens design. A removable petal-type lens hood is included with the lens for stray light deflection and protection of the convex shaped lens.

Designed to work with both full-frame and APS-C DSLRs, providing a 180º angle of view. On full frame cameras, the lens produces a rounded fish-eye perspective with vignetting at the corners. On an APS-C format camera, it produces a fish-eye perspective that fills the frame and is therefore rectangular in shape. 
 
De-clicked aperture movement and toothed focus and aperture rings for smooth and silent operation while shooting video.
Performance
Focal Length 8mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)
Canon (APS-H)
Angle of View 180°
Minimum Focus Distance 12" (30.48 cm)
Elements/Groups 10/7
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Environmental
Physical
Filter Thread None
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.95 x 2.95" (75 x 75 mm)
Weight 1 lb (454 g)
Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount
  • Front Lens Cover
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Petal-type Lens Hood
  • Instruction Manual
  • One Year Limited Warranty
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    Bower8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount
     
    4.0

    (based on 3 reviews)

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          4.0

          Fun Fish Eye

          By Malcolm Groome

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me Professional Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Independent Films
              • In The Studio

              Comments about Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount:

              I got the lens for video but have also enjoyed shooting photos with it. Focus can be a challenge shooting stills, though that is not a defect of the lens and just a consequence of lens angle and application. Great lens for the price.

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              4.0

              Decent for the price

              By Bradly

              from Boise, Idaho

              About Me Hobbyist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Professional Quality
              • Wide Angle

              Cons

              • Limited Uses

              Best Uses

              • Creative Stills
              • Up-close Action

              Comments about Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount:

              Pros:
              -Very wide angle view
              -Good colors
              -Very solid build
              -Looks really nice

              Cons:
              -Hard to focus in Manual Mode, Aperture mode is easier
              -Distortion is visible

              Overall I would give this lens a rating of 3.5. I was really excited to buy this lens, but when I actually used it it wasn't as useful as I had imagined. It would be great for up close action and some creative landscape shots but other than that you will ruin the picture with the distortion. I am keeping the lens around just for those rare times I will need those kinds of shots.

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              4.0

              Awesome Lens for awesome price!

              By katethegreat

              from New York

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Fast Shipping
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Video

                Comments about Bower 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye HD Cine Lens for Canon DSLR Mount:

                i've been wanting a fish eye lens for a few years but never had an SLR. So now that i finally have the SLR i FINALLY bought a fish eye. i'd been shopping for them for awhile and couldnt find any under $, till i found this! Its pretty great, a really wide angle lens. I thought it was gonna be a little less wide but thats fine, its great for making the videos i make and some trippy photos. Then the other downside is that i thought it could zoom.. i mean i guess thats just my fail in research haha but you know. You dont need to focus it too much, its good. Also it came with a pouch and lens cover! All in all: love it! its the first extra lens i've bought and its awesome. also B&H is fantastic, it came a day early even though it shipped on a sunday!! Great service and prices! will be shopping again.

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