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.
This circular fisheye lens produces circular images with an angle of view of 180°when attached to a full-frame digital SLR or 35mm film SLR camera. It has a fast maximum aperture of F3.5 and a minimum focusing distance of 13.5cm (5.3"). Sigma's super multi-layer coating and Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass provide excellent image quality for digital and film SLR cameras. The special fisheye design allows maximum creative expression.
This circular fisheye lens produces circular images with an angle of view of 180°and also incorporates an auto focus system to achieve accurate focusing that might be difficult through the camera`s viewfinder due to the extremely large depth of field.
This lens is perfectly suited for low light conditions indoors or at dusk.
This circular fisheye lens has a minimum focusing distance of 13.5cm (5.3") and a maximum magnification of 1:4.6 making it particularly useful for close-up photography.
Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass offer effective compensation of color aberration.
Due to the quantifiable angle/area relationship it produces, this lens can be used for scientific applications such as solid angle measurements of cloud distribution over the sky, or vegetation distribution of the rain forest canopy.
A holder at the rear of the lens accepts gelatin filters.
|Lens construction||11 elements in 6 groups|
|Angle of view||180°|
|Number of diaphragm blades||6 Blades|
|Minimum focusing distance||13.5cm / 5.3in.|
|Maximum magnification ratio||1:4.6|
|Filter size||Rear (Gelatin filter)|
|Dimensions (diameter × length)||⌀73.5mm×68.6mm / 2.9in. x 2.7in.|
|Weight||400g / 14.1oz.|
|Corresponding AF Mounts||
SIGMA / NIKON / CANON
Nikon mount do not have an aperture ring, therefore depending on Camera model some functions may not work.
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