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8mm f/3.5 Lens for Olympus Cameras (FE8M-O)
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Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Lens for Olympus Cameras (FE8M-O)

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The 8mm Ultra Wide Angle Fisheye Lens is the most affordable 8mm Fisheye Lens in the market. It features the widest field of view over any other 8mm fisheye lens, and its build quality and optical construction are superb.

The NEW ROKINON 8mm Ultra Wide Angle Fisheye Lens is the most affordable 8mm Fisheye Lens in the market. It features the widest field of view over any other 8mm fisheye lens, and its build quality and optical construction are superb. The ROKINON 8mm lens is designed for digital SLR cameras with APS-C image sensors. For these types of cameras, it provides full-frame coverage - which means that pictures will cover the entire frame. It is also compatible with cameras that have a full-frame sensor. For cameras with full-frame sensors, the lens will produce pictures with a semi-circular image and close images will appear proportionately large for a dramatic effect. The ROKINON 8mm lens creates images with an expanded and exaggerated perspective and an extremely wide 180? angle of view.

Product Details:

  • Ultra-wide 180 degree diagonal field-of-view for APS-C size image formats
  • Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical lenses for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Conforms to APS-C (1:1.5x) size digital imaging format
  • Lens features super multi-layer coating to reduce flares and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 12 inches for enhanced close-up shots
  • Lens includes a built-in petal type hood

Product Specifications:

Specifications f=8mm, F 3.5 (Fisheye Lens)
Aperture Range: F3.5 ~ 22
Optical Construction: 10 Element in 7 Groups (1 Aspherical Lens)
Min. Focusing Distance: 1.0 ft (0.3m)
Filter Size NONE
Maximum Diameter:  f75.0mm

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Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Lens for Olympus Cameras (FE8M-O)

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5 out of 5 stars   Excellent Fisheye lens
(Pittsburgh, PA) September 11, 2014
Review submitted for Rokinon FE8M-S 8mm F3.5 Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha (Black) (ROFE8MS)
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Pros: Relatively inexpensive ultrawide field of view
Cons: everything is manual, but it is no big deal.
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5 out of 5 stars   8mm fisheye lens
By DrBob (Gaithersburg, Md) April 27, 2014
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: The lens works very well with crystal clear pictures. It is very easy to use. It is a great addition to my lens collection.
Cons: It is not an automatic lens and all the settings have to be set manually.
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I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Rokinon 8mm
By ray r (Kentucky) April 27, 2014
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: If you have read the other positive reviews, I really can't add much more to them. This is an excellent lens, and worth every penny. I really like this lens.
Cons: all manual control, but that just adds to it's charm.
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I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Great
By Cameraman (Sc) December 27, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Completely Manual Setting
Cons: Not An Exact Fit
Other Comments: Not an exact fit on a Nikon d3000. But works well. Love the manual settings.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Good and inexpensive
By Nic (Central Pa) September 08, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Easy To Use, Highly Compatible, Lightweight
Cons:
Other Comments: Very inexpensive, good quality fish eye lens. Great for panoramic landscapes. The infinity focus works fine for almost almost all shots.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Great lens at an awesome price
By wshelley (Tracy, CA) September 06, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use
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Other Comments: For a straight up manual lens it was surprisingly easy to get some great shots. Even my son who isn't a photographer took some really nice pictures. For the price I don't believe there is an equal.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Good value
By R Garcia (Atlanta, GA) September 01, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Professional Quality
Cons: Limited Compatibility
Other Comments: This lens is a fantastic lens for its price! The lack of AF is not a factor because it is such a short lens everything is basically in focus. A great buy
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   It's really that good.
By Mist3rB33 (Atlanta, GA) July 16, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Easy To Use, Professional Quality, Highly Compatible
Cons:
Other Comments: I expected it to be good after reading many reviews, and watching several videos made with it. I was surprised, though, at how sharp it is at the edges and corners at f/5.6 (1.6 crop 7D camera). I tested it indoors on tripod with shutter release and mirror lock-up, and images required no sharpening at all.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Great value!
By SC98 (Bellaire, TX) April 08, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Easy To Use, Compact Design, Lightweight, Highly Compatible
Cons:
Other Comments: The fisheye perspective produces really neat photos and build quality and image quality are really nice. Easy to use even though it is manual. Can still use it on my Canon with aperture priority mode, metering still works. Only downside is there is not a good area to grab on the lens when unmounting from the camera so you end up spinning the aperture ring.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Great, Fun Lens
By Bill (Frankenmuth, MI) April 06, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Versitable, Fun to use, Compact Design, Easy To Use
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Other Comments: Items that are 10 to 12 inches from the camera are in sharp focus as well as items across the street, all in one picture. Great for signs describing things in the background. Wide angle gets everything in one shot.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   If you're thinking about it, just buy it
By Kevin (San Diego) April 05, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon FE8M-S 8mm F3.5 Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha (Black) (ROFE8MS)
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Pros: Ease of Use, Sharp, Color rendition, Easy to use
Cons: Lens cap, Lack Of Filters, Lens Cap Quality
Other Comments: Just set the aperture at 5.6 or higher, and the focus at 1m/3ft, and shoot away. A manual focus lens not shy away from, especially with the affordable price for a fisheye.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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3 out of 5 stars   Good quality, sharp fisheye.
By trinkus (Portland, OR) April 05, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Compact Design
Cons: F-stop Registers Wrong
Other Comments: I've only had the chance to use the lens for a few days. The image quality is quite good. Focus can be tricky since it's fully manual and you have to rely on your focus indicator which isn't always 100% accurate. I noticed that the F-stop doesn't register correctly in my Nikon D7000. I should be an f/3.5 lens but in camera it shows down to 2.8 and the f-stop is always off by about 1/2 a stop throughout the range.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Fantastic lens
By Mike (Troy, Illinois) April 05, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Lightweight, Highly Compatible, Compact Design, Easy To Use
Cons:
Other Comments: Love this lens and you can't beat the price. The images are great and it works great on my Canon 7D. I marked a con that it is manual, which could be an issue for some people. It is quite easy to use, if you know how to use your camera in manual mode. If you don't this is a good time to practice.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Good value
By DKST (Las Vegas, NV) March 09, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Lightweight, Compact Design
Cons:
Other Comments: Needs some experimentation to get good shots
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Great fisheye lens
By Cranky Cat (Miami, FL) March 07, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Professional Quality, Highly Compatible, Easy To Use, Compact Design
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Other Comments: Great for photos, and the lens is compact. Comes with hood and poucn
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Great Value to Fun/Performance Ratio
By budrowilson (Cookeville, TN) March 06, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Compact Design, Professional Quality
Cons: Fully Manual
Other Comments: The Rokinon 8mm Fish-eye lens is an absolute joy to photograph with and surprisingly sharp. For someone with a bag full of lenses, this lens brings a fresh perspective to photography. It's fun to use - plain and simple - and the results are very good (even better than the price would indicate). It's a fully manual lens, but it's not difficult to become proficient with it. For the price, it's a steal.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Rokinon 8mm = Quality Fisheye Lens!
By Daron S. (Tustin, CA) March 02, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Improves Performance, Easy To Use
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Other Comments: This is a great quality lens! Perfect for playing around with as well as getting some nice quality shots. Really enjoyed using this since the day I got it and don't see myself getting tired of the fisheye effect. Just be warned that it requires manual focus but very simple to use.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Here fishy, fishy
By meyel (KS) February 17, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Reliable, Durable, Easy To Use
Cons:
Other Comments: ou can't beat the price. It's a great deal. I do not own another fisheye, but for the money I could't pass it up. To show the middle of a say 5 ft object it's fine To get the whole object in it distorts but thats what its supposed to do. For closeups I'd use a 10-70 or something like that. But the fish eye is great fun.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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5 out of 5 stars   Fun fish eye
By Mike (El Sobrante, CA) February 15, 2013
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MC)
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Pros: Lightweight, Easy To Use
Cons:
Other Comments: Fun lens to play with. Manual focus so it takes some getting used too. My 8 year old loves taking pictures with this lens.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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4 out of 5 stars   Quality AND Value!
By Live2Shoot (Atlanta, GA) June 06, 2011
Review submitted for Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical Fisheye Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras (ROFE8MN)
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Pros: Reliable, Lightweight, Quality, Value
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Other Comments: I had a destination wedding last month and thought this lens would be a great addition for some cool, interesting and wild shots. Well, I was right! I pretty much kept it on my back-up camera and found myself constantly picking it up! I was very impressed with the quality of this lens. You just can not beat a true fisheye for the price! Hands down, if you are on the fence... get off! Give it a try. I truly believe you will be satisfied
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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