Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM Lens

EF 8-15mm f:4 L USM Fisheye Lens

Product Summary

  • Name: Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM
  • Release Date: August 26, 2010
  • Focus Type: Autofocus / Manual
  • Format : Full Frame
  • Mounts: Canon EF
  • Color: Black
  • Availability: January of 2011
  • Price: $1,400
  • Purchase options: Amazon | Adorama | B&H


This lens is for filmmakers and photographers who want to explore the creative possibilities with extreme wide angle and fisheye photography. The new Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM is a world-class choice for its unique zoom range. EF 8-15mm f/4L USM is the world’s widest fisheye zoom currently available.

This lens is capable of delivering 180° diagonal angle of view for all Canon EOS SLR cameras ranging from full-frame to APS-C, and provides 180° circular fisheye images for full-frame EOS models.

It features UD glass to suppress chromatic aberration, a Subwavelength coating to minimize ghosting. To keep soiling, smears and fingerprints to a minimum Canon used a newly developed Fluorine coating. Other features includes a full-time manual focus for instant switching from AF to Manual operation.

This lens is built to the standards of the amazing Canon L-series of lenses, means the finest image quality, the best construction and the best professional performance available to deliver stunning images every time. Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H.

Sample Photo taken by Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM Lens on Flickr

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Canon EF 8-15mm f:4.0L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f:4.0L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L Specifications

Focal Length & Max Aperture8-15mm f/ 4.0
Lens Construction14 elements in 11 groups
Diagonal Angle of View180°
Focus AdjustmentLens extension via inner focusing and focus cam plus floating mechanism
Closest Focusing Distance0.16m / 6.2 in.
Filter SizeRear Gel Holder (accepts up to 3 pre-cut gel filters)
Max. Diameter x Length3.1 x 3.7 in / 78.5 x 83.0mm
Wt540g / 19.047 oz
otherUD glass for suppression of chromatic aberration
Subwavelength coating for reduced ghosting
Fluorine coating
Full-time manual focus
special featureFixed petal-type hood
Gelatin filter holder at the rear

Purchase options

EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM Fisheye Lens

EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H