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 Post subject: canon fisheye zoom
PostPosted: Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:01 pm 
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I went to the Canon Paris expo and had a quick play with this lens. I asked about the zoom lock feature, which is not actually a zoom lock as far as I understood the response. Rather it locks the available zoom range to the sensor size for APS-C or H. I used it on the 1DS3 shown in the pic. It was not fully circular at the widest setting. I asked if I could try it out on my own camera, or use my CF card, but they said no:(

You can see the C and H on the lens in the attached pic. There is a lock on the other side you set to lock the range to either one.

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http://web.canon.jp/imaging/ef/samples/ef8-15_f4l_f_usm/
Shows some video taken with it.


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awesome video. thanks for posting.

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the 'making of' video is even better!

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I don't know i liked the video itself a lot, the making of adds to that.


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Video I got bored and stop maybe 3/4 thru, making of was a lot more interesting....nice lens..


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