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

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

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF

Release Date: 2010-09-01

MSRP Price: $1499

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: For filmmakers and photographers who want the look and feel only possible with extreme wide angle and fisheye photography, Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM is a world-class choice. With its unique focal length range, the EF 8-15mm f/4L USM is the world's widest fisheye zoom lens. It delivers 180° diagonal angle of view images for all EOS SLR cameras with imaging formats ranging from full-frame to APS-C, and provides 180° circular fisheye images for full-frame EOS models. It features UD glass for suppression of chromatic aberration, a Subwavelength coating for reduced ghosting, a newly developed Fluorine coating that keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to a minimum, has full-time manual focus for instant switching from AF to Manual operation, and is built to the standards of the amazing Canon L-series of lenses. This means the finest optics, the best construction and the best performance available, all in a lens designed to stimulate creativity and deliver stunning images every time.

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

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length8-15mm
Mount TypeCanon EF
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio1.9x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.39x
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)01/01/1900
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)180
Optical Information
Lens Elements14
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements1
Aspherical Elements1
Super Spectra CoatingYes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
UltraSonic Motor (USM)Yes
Rear FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.16 m / 6.2 in.
Distance InformationYes
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions3.1 x 3.7 in / 78.5mm x 83.0mm
Weight19.1 oz./540g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM Wide MTF

Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM Tele MTF


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