Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye Pro Review

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Reviews of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye Pro from around the web.

slrgear.com »

Olympus introduced the 8mm ƒ/1.8 Pro M.Zuiko Digital ED Fisheye in May 2015, an expensive and complicated lens capable of producing a 180 degree field of view. The lens offers the equivalent of a 16mm fisheye (in 35mm film terms) in a tiny package weighing just over 300 grams.
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amateurphotographer.co.uk »

Launched alongside the 7-14mm f/2.8 wideangle zoom, the 8mm f/1.8 fisheye brings Olympus’s top-end PRO line of Micro Four Thirds lenses to four. Being a fisheye, unlike the 7-14mm it uses a non-rectilinear projection, rendering straight lines in the subject as curved in the final image. This allows it to offer a much wider angle of view – fully 180° across the diagonal. With a maximum aperture of f/1.8, it’s the brightest fisheye lens on the market. It will be available from June 2015 for £799.99.
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cameralabs.com »

The Olympus M Zuiko Digital 8mm f1.8 Pro is a Fisheye lens for the Micro Four Thirds format. Officially announced in May 2015, the 8mm becomes the World's brightest Fisheye lens and delivers a 180 degree field-of-view across the diagonal when mounted on an Olympus or Panasonic mirrorless body.
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