Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye

Last updated (30 July’10):
– Review by Ephotozine

The Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye features 8mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/4. The lens construction has 10 Elements in 6 Groups and has diagonal angle of view at 180 degrees. Closest focusing distance at 20cm and has a filter size of Rear (Gelatin filter). The Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye lens weighs 320gr/11.2oz and it measures 2.8 inches in diameter and 2.4 inches long.

Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye
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Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye Reviews

Ephotozine reviews the Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye and writes;
“This circular fisheye lens is used to produce circular images, creating vast distortion with an angle of view of 180 when attached to a full-frame digital or 35mm film SLR camera. This auto focus lens is equipped with a new multi-layer coating technology that reduces both flare and ghosting and ensures accurate colour balance and high image quality for both film and digital SLR cameras.”
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Features & Specifications

Sigma 8mm f/4 EX DG Circular Fisheye Features& Specifications

Sigma’s 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye are a unique approach to creative photography. Images created by fisheyes are a circular, curved distorted view of reality. It allows photographers to shoot creative images by taking advantage of the acute perspectives that are invisible to the human eye. This Sigma fisheye produces a circular image with a 180º angle of view within a black surrounding frame. A minimum focusing distance of 5.3 inches and a magnification ratio of 1to 4.6 allows the photographer to have fun with placement of subjects extremely near to the camera with distorted backgrounds. For photographers looking for a creative venue this Sigma fisheye is a good choice.

Specifications

Lens Construction: 11 Elements in 6 Groups
Angle of View: 180º
Number of Diaphragm Blades: 6
Mininum Aperture: f22
Minimum Focusing Distance: 13.5 cm / 5.3 in
Filter Size (mm) **Rear slip-in gelatin
Maximum Magnifications: 1:4.6
Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 73.5 x 68.6 mm/2.9 x 2.7 in
Weight: 400g / 14oz.

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