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ANTICIPATION | SLR Magic 8mm f/4

SLR Magic 8mm f/4

This is a special lens, for the micro four thirds system. A lens so wide, so light, so economical, has not existed until now.
Personally, I produce more content with a lens when it is:
Light, so I have it with me even when I’m not expecting opportunities. Economical, so I am willing to use it in situations where it could be lost or damaged. Easy to operate, so handling the lens does not interfere with my creative process. Optically interesting, so I can discover its character and learn to use its strengths.
This is exactly such a lens!
It’s nominal optical performance peaks in the range f/5.6-f/8. By default I use f/8. For video, on my Black Magic Design Micro Cinema Camera, or my Z-Cam E1, I use mostly f/5.6-f/8. For photography, if near constant edge-to-edge detail is important for the impact of the image -rarely- I would lean towards f/11. If light is a little low, f/5.6. F/4 is best when minimizing the ISO setting is a priority.
I just love the straight diverging lines of…

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Camera 1 | Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema Camera | http://amzn.to/2nvoSjH
Camera 2 | Z Cam E1 | http://amzn.to/2oBZfC6
Camera 3 | GoPro Hero 5 Black Edition | http://amzn.to/2guL5fp
Camera 4 | Ricoh GR II | http://amzn.to/2lvrA7Y

Stabilizer 1 | Zhiyun Tech Crane-M | http://amzn.to/2nF3BmQ
Stabilizer 2 | FeiYu Tech G5 | http://amzn.to/2wylLgd

Lens 1 | Nodal Ninja 7.3mm f/4
Lens 2 | Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5 | http://amzn.to/2nJQjaD
Lens 3 | SLR Magic 8mm f/4 | http://amzn.to/2wvohoY

Carabiner Mount | Parts
Manfrotto Nano Clamp | http://amzn.to/2nEmUOJ
RAM Mounts double socket | http://amzn.to/2nErDzZ
RAM Mounts 1” ball | http://amzn.to/2mWlDpe
RAM Mounts 1” Tough-Ball | http://amzn.to/2nEwdyb
Silicone Self Fusing Tape | http://amzn.to/2oFr4Jy