Focal length of 8mm
Maximum Aperture Value of f/3.5
True fish-eye lens offering a 180 û angle of view
Minimum focusing distance of 5.3Ó
6-blade aperture diaphragm
Maximum magnification ratio of 1:4.6
11 elements arranged in 6 groups
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Prime Lens
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye Prime Lens offers a true fish-eye perspective thanks to its 180 û angle of view. It has a maximum aperture of f/3.5 and a maximum magnification of 1:4.6. The lens has a close focusing distance of 5.3Ó, a 6-blade aperture diaphragm and 11 elements arranged in 6 groups.
SigmaÕs 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye are a unique approach to creative photography. Images created by fisheyes are a circular, curved distorted view of reality. It allows photographers to shoot creative images by taking advantage of the acute perspectives that are invisible to the human eye. This Sigma fisheye produces a circular image with a 180¼ angle of view within a black surrounding frame. A minimum focusing distance of 5.3 inches and a magnification ratio of 1to 4.6 allows the photographer to have fun with placement of subjects extremely near to the camera with distorted backgrounds. For photographers looking for a creative venue this Sigma fisheye is a good choice.
11 Elements in 6 Groups
Angle of View
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Minimum Focusing Distance
13.5 cm / 5.3 in
Filter Size (mm)
Insertion-type gelatin filter into rear of the lens
(Diameter x Length)
73.5 x 68.6 mm/2.9 x 2.7 in
400g / 14oz.
HSM -Hyper-Sonic Motor
EX - EX Lens
DC - DC for Digital
* Nikon Mount: Does not have aperture ring
* Nikon Mount: NO built in motor lens: NOT compatible with D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D5000
* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
Front adapter ring