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Canon - EF 15mm f2.8 Fisheye Autofocus Lens
Quick Overview |
Fisheye lens with a 180º angle of view for unique and intriguing effects. The wide depth of field makes it even more interesting. The short minimum focusing distance of 8 in. (20 cm) gives new meaning to close-up shots. The lens has a fixed petal-type hood and a gelatin filter holder at the rear.

* Focal Length & Maximum Aperture: 15mm 1:2.8
* Lens Construction: 8 elements in 7 groups
* Diagonal Angle of View: 180º
* Focus Adjustment: Overall linear extension system with AFD
* Closest Focusing Distance: 0.2m / 0.7 ft.
* Filter Size: Rear Gel Holder (accepts up to 3 pre-cut gel filters)
* Max. Diameter x Length, Weight: 2.9" x 2.4", 11.6 oz. / 73.0 x 62.2mm, 330g

SportsShooter Member Rating | 9.83
List Price | $1200.00
More Information | http://www.samys.com/product.php?ItemNo=CANOC215291


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Maxwell Yedor Student/Intern / Photographer
Ventura | CA | USA
Comments | [12/16/06] Great lens, plenty sharp, and has great colour and contrast. On a 1.6 crop camera the fishyness is almost not noticable, and on a 1.3 crop camera it is plenty wide and gives you lots of flexibility in how fishy your shots are depending on how you frame your subject, and how many straight lines there are. On a full frame digital or 35mm film camera it is dangerously wide, I have trouble keeping my feet out of the shot.
Rating | 10

Diana Porter Photographer
Houston | TX | USA
Comments | [12/16/06] I love mine! Great for skateboarding shots!
Rating | 10

Jason Watson Student/Intern / Photographer
Charlottesville | VA | USA
Comments | [12/09/06] Great lens. Always with me for just about every assignment. Have used with both a 20D and MarkIIn - fisheye effect is reduced on the 20D - can't wait to get a 5D. :-)
Rating | 10

Jace Delgado Photographer
Valparaiso | FL | USA
Comments | [12/01/06] I would have to rate this lens in my top 3 favorites (600mm f4, 200mm1.8, 85mm1.2II). It is sharp, sharp...and flare always seems to be at a minimum to nill. Cap seems to be the only thing that is hard to keep up with it, but never a problem that it creates havoc on the job. Here is a link of some shots I have taken showing off it's wide range on a Mark IIn even at a 1.3 conversion factor. I give this lens a ten, for its sharpness and ability to enhance creativity to those that seek different angles in a session. http://web.ivenue.com/jrdphotography/SportShooter.ivnu
Rating | 10

Jack Kurtz Photographer
Phoenix | AZ | United States
Comments | [03/07/05] This is a great lens on the D60/10D/20D series. The 1.6X crop cameras reduce most of the fisheye effect leaving just a little bowing that looks nice and not as tiring as full frame fisheye. And it is very sharp. I think mine is sharper and less prone to flare than my 14 22.8 L series lens.
Rating | 9

Zach Honig Student/Intern / Photographer
Columbia | MO | USA
Comments | [03/07/05] Awesome lens... mine from CPS has to go back tomorrow :( If I could afford it, I would definitely buy one...
Rating | 10



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