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

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This lens will produce circular images with a 180 degree angle of view when used at its widest setting on 135-format film and FF-cameras such as the EOS 5D Mark II, and rectangular images which cover the full sensor area at 15mm. It also incorporates marks at intermediate zoom positions denoting the widest settings which can be used on 1.6x and 1.3. format cameras to give rectangular images without vignetting.

The lens features weather resistant construction, including water-repellant fluorine coating on the front and rear elements, and Canon's Sub-Wavelength Structure Coating to minimize flare and ghosting.

Rear gel holder accepts up to 3 pre-cut gel filters.

Comes with EW-77Hood and LP1219 case.

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Mount: Canon EF.
Format: FX/135.
Aperture range: f/4 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 1.9x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 15 cm / 0.49 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:2.6 / 0.38X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Groups/elements: 11/14.
Filter: gel insert (rear).
L x D, W: 83 x 79 mm, 540 g.
Approximate street price: USD 1399 (new, w/o tax).
Production: 2011-today.

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Established: 1937
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
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Canon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products. Its products including cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, photocopiers, printers and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1937 as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory and renamed Canon Inc. in 1947.

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