The Canon 8-15mm f/4L fisheye zoom appeared on the market in August, 2011.
The 8-15mm f/4L offers the uniqueness of being a fisheye zoom, and thus providing a fisheye image on full-frame, APS-C and APS-H sensors— quite a versatile lens.
As a Canon L lens, it offers a very high level of image correction. Priced at about $1499, it is a good value for what it delivers, and the pricing is consistent with Canon’s other L lenses.
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