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Olympus BLC-0980 9mm f/8.0 Fisheye Body Cap Lens - Black

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Cheap and cheerful lens

This 9mm lens is great for fast, instant shooting without the price tag. Kitted with five glass elements in three groups, the two aspherical elements offer a generous field of view for great snaps. This Olympus 9mm fisheye body cap lens is a fun lens to work with every day or on your travels.

Ultra slim 0.5-inch lens

At just half an inch, the Olympus 9mm fisheye body cap lens has an ultra-slim, sleek profile that sits flush on the camera body. Its an ideal lens for street photography, portrait snaps or to take away with you on your travels. A fun lens to work with, it’s great for everyday photography. It packs away without bulk, making it super portable and easy to carry around with you.

Shoot up and close

The 18mm equivalent lens makes it easy to shoot close-ups, whether it’s getting right up to the detail in portraiture or snapping delicate nature shots. Whether you’re perfecting portraits or getting some great snaps of pets, children or nature, you’ll be able to capture shots with a good balance of brightness and contrast with this Olympus 9mm fisheye lens.

Manual or auto focus

The small lever makes it easy to switch over to manual focus to regain control over settings. Set the function to Deep Focus to excel at distance shots or Close Up to work with subjects as close as 8 inches away. Or if you prefer the camera to do the thinking, snap away in autofocus for ease of quick and accurate shooting.

Create sharp images without distortion

Even though it’s small, the Olympus 9mm fisheye body cap lens packs a punch, with two aspherical elements that achieve sharpness and remove distortions. Colour aberrations are minimised to give clarity in your images. The five glass elements in three groups gives edge-to-edge sharpness and good control of colour.

140 degree angle

The Olympus 9mm fisheye has the ability to reach an expansive 140-degree angle of view to pack more into the frame with wide, fisheye effect, offering a creative lens to play with. The fisheye distortion makes for a fun field of view to experiment with. It’s best suited to being used outdoors where there’s lots of light to achieve the best lighting contrast.

Micro four-thirds mount

Designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras, it’s a compact little design that can be easily taken around with you. The shallow but wide depth of field makes the Olympus 9mm fisheye an excellent companion for travel and everyday shooting.

More Information
Brands Olympus
Choose Style Body Only
Format Micro 4/3
Lens Mount Micro 4/3
Focal Length 9 mm
Comparable 35 mm Focal Length: 18 mm
Aperture Maximum:f/8.0
Diaphragm Blades Fixed with circular aperture
Angle of View Diagonal : 140°
Horizontal :
Vertical :
Min. Focus Distance 20 cm
Magnification 0.046x
Max. Reproduction Ratio 1:21.74
Filter Thread None
Lens Hood No
Tripod Collar No
Stabilisation No
Colour Black
Lens Type Prime Lenses, Wide Angle Lenses
Genre/Use Travel, Specialty
Physical Dimensions 5.6 cm x 1.28 cm
Physical Weight (Grams) 30g
Shipping Weight (Kg) 0.1000
GTIN/UPC Code 50332187153

Does this lens come with a front cap?

There is no need for a front cap as the manual focus lever acts as a protective cover for the front element of this lens when moved to the closed position.

Does the 9mm lens fit directly on to the camera body or on top of a lens?

This lens fits straight on the camera body and doubles up as a body cap. It’s a fun accessory to add to your kit.

What is this lens best used for?

The extreme fisheye distortion makes for a fun field of view to experiment with, however it’s best suited to being used outdoors where there’s lots of light.

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