Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Canon EF 15mm f2.8 Fisheye Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF 15mm f2.8 Fisheye lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
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Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye is compatible with cameras that have a Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 62mm. It weighs 330g / 11.6 oz.
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye has a fixed focal length of 15mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 24mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Ultra-Wideangle Prime type Canon12 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 7 groups .
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Canon 15mm f2.8 Fisheye Lens
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