Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with X Mount
cameras. Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye is also sold under the Samyang 8mm f2.8 UMC Aspherical Fisheye name in some countries.
What type of photography is the Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Fujifilm X Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Rokinon 8mm f2.8 UMC Aspherical Fisheye Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Rokinon 8mm f2.8 UMC Aspherical Fisheye lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
| Not so fast for a short Prime Lens
Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye is compatible with cameras that have a Fujifilm X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Fujifilm X lenses are Fujifilm X-S20, Fujifilm X-T5 and Fujifilm X-H2.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 77mm. It weighs 443g / 15.6 oz.
Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye has a fixed focal length of 8mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 12mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Rokinon 8mm 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).
Below are the 3 Ultra-Wideangle Prime type Fujifilm X mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye has a max aperture of F3.5 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 7 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 aspherical element.
Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye comes with a built-in petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye
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Top Alternatives of Rokinon 8mm f2.8 Fisheye Lens
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