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Bower 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye 35mm Primes
The Bower 8mm f/3.5 Ultra-Wide Fisheye has an 180° angle of view, creating a unique and dramatic view. This ultra-wide lens delivers a rounded perspective, well-suited to landscapes and unusual portraiture. It has multi-coated elements and a fixed petal-type lens hood to reduce flare and ghosting. This lens must be used in manual focus and manual exposure modes. Available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony APS-C digital SLRs
Submitted by Colin a Intermediate
Date Reviewed: March 26, 2014
Strengths: Amazing wide angle lens for a lot of fun shots. As a mountain biker, I love how you can get right into the action and come up with some really fun pictures. Makes small curves bigger and turns flat ground upright.
Simple operation and the AE model I have works for metering.
Manual focus is of minimal adjustment, but at a medium opening of 5.6 it comes out sharp enough across the whole image.
Weaknesses: Focus can be a bit hit and miss, but most of the time the ring distance chart points are pretty accurate.
A fun lens for some really different style shots.
Price Paid: $200.00
Purchased At: Used
Type of photography: Sports
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