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9.6 out of 10

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM

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Overall 6
6.0

Cool Lens, But Do You Want the Circle?

Adventures of a GoodMan, B&H Photo
21 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I go back and forth on this lens. On one hand, it's super cool and I love getting in 180 degrees. On the other hand, I find the circle look a bit corny. I went back and forth on whether to keep this lens and in the end opted for the 15mm fixed Sigman at 2.8. Plus, the lens cap is terrible!
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Flimsy lens cap
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Lens - But Lens Cap is GARBAGE

AZI, B&H Photo
25 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Amazing fisheye lens. Very sharp for my panorama business. I gave it a 3 because of the stupid lens cap which is pure garbage, it's even worst than the cap on my old 15 mm f 2.8 Fish eye (which I had to sell sadly in order to afford this one). The slightest rubbing of the cap against your bag material or body will make it fall of, in which case you will have yourself a nicely scratched $ lens which will make a great door stopper!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

Great lens, lousy cap

pocketrounds, B&H Photo
21 March 2013
  • Excerpt: This fish eye lens requires experience to use it right. You have to be careful about the horizon else the effects can be quite warped. On a Canon 5D mark iii, the usable range is 14 or 15 mm with the hood on. Below that focal length, the hood can be seen. Of course, if using the 8 mm, you will get a full circle but this may not be desirable.As with any fish eye, there is chromatic abberation on the edges. But this if fixable in CS6 especially if shooting raw.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Falling Cap Design Flaw
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Overall 6
6.0

Excellent except for very awful lens cov

Elston, B&H Photo
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I have a closet full of L lenses. I would rate most of them a five and none lower than a four. Why am I rating this wonderful lens a three. A terrible, very terrible, lens cover. It will not stay on.Since I am using this lens on a full size sensor, I have taped the lens cap to the lens hood. Lose the lens cap, and it will cost you $ for a new one!
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Overall 6
6.0

No doubt with Canon Quality

Felipe, B&H Photo
27 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Expect the quality in its products from canon, a little pricey but long term value.
  • Pros: Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0

Good optics

TiCobra, B&H Photo
11 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Very good optics, but there is a great deal of chromatic aberration, especially at 8 mm, around the edge of the image area, which is obviously due to the circular image against the black edges.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.2

User Review

salvaddor, DeCamaras
13 April 2013
  • Summary: muy buenocon una nitidez excelente y lo mejor no tiene tanta deformacion como otros que he probado.Solo el inconveniente del precio demasiado elevaado que hace qu te lo tengas que pensar a la hora de comprarlo.
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