Home | Reviews | Lenses | 35mm Primes | Bower

Bower 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye 35mm Primes

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

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


Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
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.

Bottom Line:   
A fun lens for some really different style shots.

Expand full review >>

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Used

Type of photography:   Sports



Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Check out our holiday gift suggestions for these categories!



See All Holiday Gift Guide coverage - Click Here »

 

PhotographyReview Videos

 

PhotographyReview on Facebook