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Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye Lens

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Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye lens

Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye lens

Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye lens

Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye lens


Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 1987

Optical design: 8 elements in 7 groups

Features: Fisheye lens
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Average price: $773


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
15mmf/2.8f/2250.2 330/11,662.2/2,4

Additional information:

The Canon EF 15 mm f/ 2.8 Fisheye  is an ultrawide lens without any distortion  correction (Fisheye scheme) for Canon EOS film and digital cameras. It provides a 180° diagonal angle of view. As for today, it is the only Fisheye lens for the Canon EF bayonet mount made by Canon itself.

As well as every Fisheye lens, this one produces a specific distorted  and "twisted" image at the corners. It is used  for  achieving various artistic effects. By the way, when shooting a natural landscape, the effect is not so evident.

With a 2.8 lens speed the lens enables you to photograph in a better and simpler way even in poor lighting conditions without a tripod or a flash.

The Canon EF 15 f/2.8 Fisheye produces a sharp picture at f/2.8 already. And it is very sharp from f/4 onwards.

A built-in motor makes focusing rather fast, but of course not so fast and quiet as in USM lenses.  Focusing is internal.

The front convex element makes it impossible to attach screw mount filters. Gelatin filters may be used in the rear part of the lens.

It provides beautiful color rendering, and is well resistant to back and side light.  It is equipped with a small built-in petal-type hood.

The Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye is very useful for landscape, architecture, interior and genre photography.

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Posted by: Sergei Borodin   Date of publication: 16.08.2010

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Mechanical quality4.002
Optical quality4.502
Pricing / Value3.502
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