Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM
$1,157 - $1,249
8-15 mm
autofocus 1.9x zoom lens
f/4
fixed aperture
  • Canon L Series Professional
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor
  • Fisheye circular wide angle

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Canon 5DS.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
180 - 147.5°
horizontal angle of view
8-15mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6, Canon EOS 80D and Canon T6i.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
176.7 - 87.3°
horizontal angle of view
13-24mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Fisheye Fisheye Help
Extremely wide circular images
Length Quite short Help
83 mm
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
8 mm

The Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use

Cons

The Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
15 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

The Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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8 mm
above average above average
Max focal length
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15 mm
below average below average
Zoom range
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1.9x
Magnification
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1:2.9 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/4
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Canon USM
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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Yes
unique unique
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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83 mm
Diameter
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79 mm
Filter size
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Unknown
Weight
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0.5 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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180°
unique unique
Telephoto horizontal
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147.5°
below average below average
Wide vertical
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194.4°
unique unique
Telephoto vertical
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94.3°
below average below average
Wide diagonal
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180°
unique unique
Telephoto diagonal
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184.6°
below average below average

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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190.1°
unique unique
Telephoto horizontal
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92.6°
below average below average
Wide vertical
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118.3°
unique unique
Telephoto vertical
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61.1°
below average below average
Wide diagonal
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180°
unique unique
Telephoto diagonal
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113°
below average below average

Competitors

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Blake (2:56 AM, August 05, 2011)
yes 10 d is APS-C (1.6x crop factor)
 
Ally (11:25 AM, April 27, 2011)
Would this lens be compatible with the 10D?