Bower 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Manual Focus Lens for Sony / Minolta Maxxum APS-C Autofocus Cameras

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About Bower 8mm F/3.5

The Bower 8mm f/3.5 Ultra-Wide Fisheye Lens with a 180° angle of view, allows the photographer to see his subjects in unique way. This ultra-wide 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.

Bower 8mm F/3.5 Features

  • 180° diagonal angle of view on APS-C image format
  • Creates outstanding, sharply defined images by using a hybrid aspherical lens
  • Reduces flair and ghosting with super multi-layer coating
  • Minimum focusing distance of 12-inches (304.8mm)
  • Fixed petal-type lens hood

Bower 8mm F/3.5 Specifications

f/Stop Range
f/ 3.5 - 22
Minimum Focus Distance
12" (304.8mm)
Angle of View
180°
Groups/Elements
7/10 (1 hybrid aspherical lens)
Length
2.95" (75mm)
Maximum Diameter
2.94" (74.8mm)

Bower 8mm F/3.5 Reviews

Reviewed by 1 customers

 
4.0

Fun Lens

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from Charlotte, NC  -  Semi-pro Photographer

Fun lens. Compact and light but feels sturdy. Sharp, particulalry when stopped down a little. 180o fiels of view makes for some interesting results. The "A" setting on my Pentax variant makes it easy to use. Interacts perfectly with my K5-II.

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Shopper  Hi will this lenz work well indoors taking pictures of rooms? will i need lighting? any other info would be be appreciated
Andrew R  This lens has a 180° angle of view and might be useful for interior photographs, however images captured using this lens will be quite distorted. Lighting would be dependent on the environment your photographing in. Some scenarios may require additional lighting.
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