A tipster sent me an email that there will be a limited number of Canon 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye lenses coming to Canon USA next week. This info is consistent with Canon’s previously announced delay and just squeezes this lens into the promised July delivery date. [click to continue…]
The Lensbaby Scout is a new manual focus lens that doesn’t bend like other Lensbaby lenses. The new Scout, however, will accept all of Lensbaby’s optic swap modules, and comes with the fisheye module. The Lensbaby Scout with Fisheye provides unique optical lens flare possibilities, along with extreme close focusing.
The Lensbaby Scout with Fisheye carries an initial retail price of $249.95 and is available in Canon, Nikon, Olympus 4/3, Pentax and Sony mounting options. You can find the Lensbaby Scout at B&H Photo, Amazon and Adorama.
More details below. [click to continue…]
Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix G 8mm fisheye lens for it’s G-series Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new lens offers an equivalent focal length of 16mm on a full frame camera thanks to the Micro Four Thirds 2x crop factor.
No word yet on pricing or availability.
More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]