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Panasonic LUMIX G FISHEYE 8mm F3.5 lens review / test by Photography Blog

21 December, 2010 (13:03) | Lens, Panasonic, Review | By: Camera News

Panasonic LUMIX G FISHEYE 8mm F3.5
Panasonic LUMIX G FISHEYE 8mm F3.5

The Micro Four Thirds system keeps expanding the number of available lenses. Panasonic has now released a fisheye lens called Panasonic LUMIX G FISHEYE 8mm F3.5. The Lumix lens is able to focus as close as 10 cm and is built up of ten lenses in nine groups. The fisheye gives us a diagonal angle of view of 180 degrees giving your pictures the unique fisheye look. But it comes at a high price as it cost about $800 on the US market.

Photography Blog ends up giving the Panasonic lens a good review with a “Recommended” rating and an overall score of 4 out of 5 possible stars. The lens scores highest on design where it gets a perfect score, a little lower on image quality, ease of use and features while it scores lower on value for your money. The lens is very small and has a great build design. It is also able to capture awesome pictures and the focus system is fast. The biggest shortcoming for this Panasonic lens is the high price tag, but if you have the money and want a Micro Four Thirds fisheye this is a must have for you.
Read the full review of the Panasonic LUMIX G FISHEYE 8mm F3.5 lens here.

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