Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Lens

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Lens

Code: 00ZSG8F35DGCFE    Brand: Sigma   
  • Lens construction: 11 elements in 6 groups
  • Angle of view: 180°
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 6 Blades
  • Minimum aperture: F22
  • Minimum focusing distance: 13.5cm / 5.3in.
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Reduction of flare and ghosting

Sigma's super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting, a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.

EX

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.

Large aperture F3.5 circular fisheye lens with close up capability, optimized for use with digital SLR cameras.

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.

Auto-focus system

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.

F3.5 maximum aperture

This lens is perfectly suited for low light conditions indoors or at dusk.

Close-up Photography

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.

Excellent optical performance

Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass offer effective compensation of color aberration.

An ideal lens for scientific applications

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.

Gelatin Filter Holder

A holder at the rear of the lens accepts gelatin filters.

Sample Photos

     

Performance Data

MTF

Lens construction
Lens construction 11 elements in 6 groups
Angle of view 180°
Number of diaphragm blades 6 Blades
Minimum aperture F22
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.
The appearance and specification are subject to change without notice.

What's in the box:

  • Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG CIRCULAR FISHEYE
  • Case
  • Front Cap Adapter CA483-72
  • Front Cap LCF III 72mm
  • Rear Cap LCR II

 

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OVERVIEW

EX

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.

Large aperture F3.5 circular fisheye lens with close up capability, optimized for use with digital SLR cameras.

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.

Auto-focus system

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.

F3.5 maximum aperture

This lens is perfectly suited for low light conditions indoors or at dusk.

Close-up Photography

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.

Excellent optical performance

Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass offer effective compensation of color aberration.

An ideal lens for scientific applications

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.

Gelatin Filter Holder

A holder at the rear of the lens accepts gelatin filters.

Sample Photos

     

Performance Data

MTF

FEATURES

Reduction of flare and ghosting

Sigma's super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting, a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.

SPECIFICATIONS

Lens construction
Lens construction 11 elements in 6 groups
Angle of view 180°
Number of diaphragm blades 6 Blades
Minimum aperture F22
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.
The appearance and specification are subject to change without notice.

IN THE BOX

What's in the box:

  • Sigma 8mm F3.5 EX DG CIRCULAR FISHEYE
  • Case
  • Front Cap Adapter CA483-72
  • Front Cap LCF III 72mm
  • Rear Cap LCR II