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Sigma 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC CIRCULAR FISHEYE HSM
8.3 out of 10

Sigma 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC CIRCULAR FISHEYE HSM

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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

QyQy, Amazon
21 January 2015
Overall 8
8.0

it catches all the details

Freddie, B&H Photo
9 November 2014
  • Excerpt: So I work a lot and photography is my tool for reminding I'm a much more interesting person outside of my work. I was a paid photographer at one point, maybe I might do it professionally in future. So I was interested in this lens since I could finally get this effect on my smaller sensor camera.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good fisheye, a bit pricey.

evaxebra, Amazon
4 August 2013
  • Summary: I picked this one out for my Sony Alpha 77 from all the other options, because this one has autofocus. I take a lot of self portraits and I needed autofocus for that purpose. It is exactly what I expected, works well in low light, sufficiently sharp, and fun to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fishy. Very, very fishy!

racerxzcar, Ebay
9 May 2013
  • Summary: A nice, ultra wide angle lens. The HSM focus drive is fast and quiet. One great added feature is the adapter for the lens cap. It has 72mm threads, so unlike most ultra wide angle lenses this lens can be fitted with a protective filter, which is very important for valuable lens optics.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma circular fisheye

dcard, Amazon
6 May 2012
  • Summary: This product is great except cost. If you don't mind spending around $900 then this lense is for you!!!! If you are budget minded you could get a manual lense far cheaper that produces the same great pics. The only reason for 4 stars is cost everything else is wonderful.
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Overall 8
8.0

a fun lens to use

ron, Abes of Maine
9 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Focusing can be done on objects that are only mm away. This leads to my biggest concern when using this lens: the danger of hitting the object that i'm focusing on, resulting in a scratched front optic.
  • Pros: A really wide angle lens, Easy To Use
  • Cons: Can't use a filter, Easy to bump optics, See a barrel in photos
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Overall 8
8.0

A fun lens for special effects

bdmsb, B&H Photo
29 January 2011
  • Excerpt: I wanted a full round fisheye for my Canon 7D, and this is the only one I could find. It seems well made and I'm content with it, though there were issues. Specifically, the 7D was unable to get correct autofocus.
  • Pros: Easily Mounted, Firm Mount, Full round fisheye, Strong Construction, Very wide field
  • Cons: Autofocus problems, Not tack sharp
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Overall 8
8.0

"Fun lens"

Antu, B&H Photo
3 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Great lens for outdoor and even interior/architecture. This is a really fun lens especially on portrait.
  • Pros: Easily Mounted, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for equirectangular panoramas

Steve Mokris, Amazon
27 June 2009
  • Summary: Combined with Nodal Ninja rotating tripod heads, I'm using this lens to produce equirectangular 360deg x 180deg panoramas. Six shots in 60deg increments work perfectly when stitched with Hugin or AutoPano.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not your everyday lens, but lots of fun

David, B&H Photo
30 November 2008
  • Excerpt: I'm delighted with many of my photos taken with this lens. It is difficult to pre-visualize the results, but the effects can be great.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Quick Focus, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Frequent sun flare
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