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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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Cam 1 | Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema Camera | http://amzn.to/2nvoSjH Cam 2 | Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera | http://amzn.to/2A45bbN Cam 3 | Z Cam E1 | http://amzn.to/2zkLedw Cam 4 | GoPro Hero 5 Black Edition | http://amzn.to/2guL5fp Cam 5 | 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 Lens 4 | Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 | http://amzn.to/2A4jRrq
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

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