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Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM Gordon Laing, Sept 2011
 
 

Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM sample images


The following images were taken with a Canon EF 8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM lens mounted on a variety of Canon DSLRs. To test the lens with different formats, I used an EOS 600D / T3i to represent APS-C bodies, an EOS 1D Mark IV to represent APS-H, and an EOS 5D and EOS 5D Mark II for full-frame results.

The individual exposure mode, file sizes, shutter speeds, aperture and ISO are listed for each image. You can click each image to access either a higher resolution version, or the original file at flickr.

At the bottom of the page are two video clips filmed with the lens mounted on an EOS 600D / T3i and EOS 1D Mark IV. AGain these clips can be downloaded in their original format for evaluation.

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/50, f22, 100 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/500, f8, 100 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Full-frame Fisheye on EOS 600D / T3i: Aperture Priority, 1/250, f8, 100 ISO, 8-15mm at 10mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 600D / T3i)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Full-frame Fisheye on EOS 600D / T3i: Program, 1/40, f4, 400 ISO, 8-15mm at 10mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 600D / T3i)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Full-frame Fisheye on EOS 1D Mark IV: Manual, 1/1600, f7.1, 200 ISO, 8-15mm at 12mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 1D Mark IV)
Click image to access higher resolution version at Flickr

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/60, f8, 100 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Partical Circular Fisheye on EOS 1D Mark IV: Manual, 1/1600, f7.1, 200 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 1D Mark IV)
Click image to access higher resolution version at Flickr

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/20, f8, 400 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Full-frame Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/15, f8, 400 ISO, 8-15mm at 15mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/13, f4, 800 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Full-frame Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/15, f4, 400 ISO, 8-15mm at 15mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Circular Fisheye on EOS 5D: Aperture Priority, 1/8, f5.6, 800 ISO, 8-15mm at 8mm
Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye sample image (EOS 5D)
Click image to access original version at Flickr

 

Handheld video: Canon EF 8-15mm mounted on EOS T3i / 600D at 10mm
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Handheld video: Canon EF 8-15mm mounted on EOS 1D Mark IV at approx 11mm
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