Panasonic launches ultra-compact 8mm Fisheye lens

Panasonic Lumix Fisheye 8mm / F3.5 lens

Panasonic launches ultra-compact 8mm Fisheye lens - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsJune 1, 2010 - 08.30 GMT
Panasonic unveils a new Micro System lens: the 8mm Lumix G Fisheye. This new Fisheye lens offers a diagonal angle of view of 180-degree, bringing a distinctive perspective / deformation effect. The closest focusing distance is as short as 0.1m, however, the lens incorporates inner focus system which enables a long working distance and you do not have to come closer to the subject even for the close-up shots. The inclusion of stepping motor makes the focusing action smooth and silent for use in both photo and movie recording...More