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Walimex pro 8/3.5 Fisheye II APS-C Sony A black

Item number: 18704
  • 8mm Fisheye for cameras with Sony A-mount
  • ideally suitable for shootings in narrow spaces
  • awesome and unique perspective with high depth of field
  • multi-coated glass lenses
  • useable with manual exposure mode
  • manual focusing
  • with removable tele lens hood
  • high-grade optical and mechanical quality
  • minimum distance: approx 0,3m
  • Please note: When using a full-frame camera, the image section has to be adjusted in post-processing
Item description

Unique Shots
The Fisheye Lens by walimex pro makes a whole new view of things possible. Due to the unique perspective, your creativity is not limited. Whether in panorama and landscape photography or in narrow rooms, with the walimex pro Fisheye you can achieve brilliant panorama shots. Due to the exceptional depth of focus and the image angle of 180°, all options are open to the adventurous photographer.

Top-quality workmanship
The walimex pro Fisheye has a focal length of only 8mm. At a minimum distance of 30cm, exciting wide-angle pictures can already be captured in brilliant sharpness.  The fast lens speed of 1:3.5 allows excellent shots even in less favorable lighting conditions. The lens is optimized for DSLR cameras with APS sensors. A lens hood prevents laterally occurring stray light and lens reflections. The glass lenses of the lens are coated and thus ensure a brilliant contrast and sharpness range as well as a well-rounded color balance. The particularly high-quality optics of the lens ensures optimal image results.

New possibilities of image composition
With the walimex pro Fisheye photographers receive various possibilities of image composition, especially with spherical panoramas. Straight lines which are not positioned in the middle of the picture will be shown curved and a barrel distortion is the result. This particular lens type has a particularly short focal length for its image format size, which is why the image is displayed with curved forms. That is how photos, which are created with the walimex pro Fisheye, receive their typical spherically distorted perspective.

Use with full-frame cameras
When using the lens on cameras with a full-frame (35 mm) sensor), please note that a partial shadowing (vignetting) will occur. The image section can be expanded by removing the lens hood from the fish-eye, however it cannot be expanded to fill the full frame. The image should be cropped in post-processing to achieve a full image format and to remove the black frame. You can find example images under “Examples of use” in the menu.

Technical specification

General information

Product Color Black
Length 77mm
Weight 420g

Specifications

Field of Application Travel
Special Features Super wide angle
Lens connection Sony A
Developed for APS-C
Suitable for Sensor APS-C
Crop Factor 1,5
Focal Distance 8mm
Internal Focusing No
Lenses / Groups 10 / 7
Number of Aperture Slats 6
Minimum Focusing Distance 0,3m
Lens Diameter 75mm
Angle of View 180°
Type Fisheye
Category Fisheye
Field of Application Lens Architecture, Countryside, Art, Journey, Nature
Camera Model Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II, Sony Alpha SLT-A58, Sony Alpha SLT-A37, Sony Alpha SLT-A57, Sony Alpha SLT-A65V, Sony Alpha SLT-A35, Sony Alpha SLT-A55V, Sony Alpha SLT-A33, Sony A100, Sony A200, Sony A230, Sony A290, Sony A300, Sony A330, Sony A350, Sony A380, Sony A390, Sony A450, Sony A500, Sony A550, Sony A560, Sony A580, Sony A700, Sony A77 II, Sony A68
Usage Video

Packaging

Girth 636mm
Height of Packaging 109mm
Length of Packaging 180mm
Packaging Material Carton
Packaging with Euro Hole No
Weight incl. Packaging 615g
Width of Packaging 119mm
Included in delivery
  • 1x walimex pro 8/3.5 Fisheye II for Sony A with convenient carrying bag and protection cap 
Examples of Use


Shot at a focal length of 8 mm



Full frame (35mm) sensor with Fisheye with lens hood

 

Full frame (35mm) sensor with Fisheye without lens hood

 

APS-C sensor with Fisheye
with and without lens hood