Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO Lens

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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO lens is the fastest series production fisheye lens in the world with its f1.8 bright aperture. Targeted at photographers with astronomy, underwater, landscape and professional-imaging interests, this special lens captures distinctive ‘fisheye’ perspectives with the viewing angle of a 16mm lens.

An extraordinarily high level of sophistication has been applied to its optical design, with emphasis on the absolute minimisation of comatic and chromatic aberrations at large apertures – optical issues especially critical in wide field astro-imaging. Its optics comprises seventeen high- performance lens elements arranged in fifteen groups, to achieve extremely high clarity across the image field up to the periphery of the recorded image. Special lens elements include Olympus’ proprietary Super HR (Super High Refractive) and Super ED (Super Extra-Low Dispersion) glass.

With a remarkable compactness, and light weight of just 315g, the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f1.8 PRO arguably represents ILC optical engineering at the very leading edge.

  • Pro image quality in all conditions
  • Autofocusing with high speed
  • Dust, splash & freeze-proof construction compliant with professional use
  • ZERO (Zuiko Extra_†âlow Reflection Optical) coating for reduced reflection
  • Integrated lens hood


Lens Type Fisheye
Focal Length 8mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 16mm
Angle of View 180 degrees
Aperture Range f/1.8 at all focal lengths - f/22
Lens Construction 17 elements in 15 groups (1 Aspherical ED element, 3 Super ED lens, 2 HR elements, 1 Super HR element)
Minimum Focus Distance 0.12m
Magnification 0.40x (35mm equiv)
Diaphragm Blades 7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Filter Thread N/A
Dimensions Diameter 62 x 80mm
Weight 315g
Box Contents Lens Cap , Lens Rear Cap, Lens Hood (built-in), Lens Case, Instruction Manual