Nikon NIKKOR AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED

AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED

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Features List

Fisheye zoom lens
180° in circular and full frame effects
Incredible optical performance
Unobstructed angle of view
2 aspherical lenses

Amplify your creativity and discover new perspectives with the AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED, NIKKOR’s first ever fisheye zoom lens. With the ability to achieve a circular fisheye and full-frame fisheye effect, the AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED brings together incredible optical performance with an unobstructed angle of view, all with minimal distortion across the entire frame.

Experience a new perspective

Capture a full 180° like never before with the eye-opening AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED, NIKKOR’s first fisheye zoom lens. Create dramatic shots with the lens’ 2 unique fisheye effects: a circular fisheye effect gives you maximum 180° wide-angle position vertically and horizontally with FX-format1 DSLRs; and a full-frame fisheye effect provides a 180° of view from the telephoto end of the lens with FX-format DSLRs, and from the DX mark2 with DX-format3 DSLRs.

Superior performance from every angle

Made with cutting-edge NIKKOR technology, the AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED delivers uncompromising quality in every shot. 3 Extra-Low Dispersion glass elements minimise prism-coloured dispersion and effectively reduce colour fringing caused by lateral chromatic aberration, while 2 aspherical lens elements help to reduce sagittal coma flares. Nano Crystal Coat provides a superb anti-reflective surface, effective throughout the spectrum of visible light waves.

Built to last

Designed with a dust and drip-resistant structure, the AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED is made to perform – even when conditions are less than ideal. A fluorine coat is also applied to the extreme front and end of the lens surface, effectively repelling dust, water droplets, grease and dirt for easy maintenance.

Quick on the draw

For easy handling and operability, the AF-S Fisheye 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED comes with a HB-80 Bayonet Hood and LC-K102 Slip-on Front Lens Cap that can be attached and removed together to help prevent vignetting. Alternatively, when you need a full-frame fisheye effect (with a DX format DSLR), or when shooting from a telephoto position with a FX format DSLR, the lens cap itself can be detached with the lens hood still mounted on the lens.

1 Full-frame fisheye effect is available at telephoto end, but the angle of view is slightly smaller, at 175°.
2 The mark on the focal length scale that enables diagonal fisheye shooting in DX format.
3 Angle of view is 180° from wide-angle end to around DX mark (approx. 11 mm on focal length scale), but it gradually becomes smaller as the focal length gets longer.

Tech Specs

Type F mount Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU
Format FX/35mm
Focal length 8 – 15 mm
Maximum aperture f/ 3.5 to 4.5
Minimum aperture f/ 22 to 29
Lens construction 15 elements in 13 groups (including 3 ED elements, 2 aspherical elements, and elements with Nano-Crystal or fluorine coatings)
Angle of view Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras: 180° 00- to 175° 00- Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 180° 00- to 110° 00-
Mapping function Equisolid angle
Focal length scale Graduated in millimeters (8, 10, 12, 14, 15) with DX mark at approximately 11 mm
Minimum focus distance 0.16 m ( 0.5 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions
No. of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Coating Nano Crystal Coat, Fluorine coat
Diaphragm Automatic electronic aperture control
Filter slot Located at rear of lens
Dimensions Approx. 77.5 mm maximum diameter x 83.0 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight Approx. 485 g (1 lb 1.2 oz)
Autofocus Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal focusing Yes
Focusing Manual, Manual/Auto Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus
Focus distance indicator 0.16 m to ∞
Zoom Manual zoom using independent zoom ring
Supplied accessories LC-K102 Slip-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-80 Bayonet Hood, CL-1218 Lens Case

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