The new lens will turn any DSLR camera in a 360-degree coverage. He takes off with a viewing angle of 360 degrees horizontally and 180 degrees vertically.
Novelty called (sphere) Pro created a startup Sphere Company About enterprise | Optics’ , is now working on a similar lens for GoPro cameras and smartphones. Currently it is the only product of its kind to DSLRs, say manufacturers.
“The lens (sphere) Pro toroidal structure – explain developers. – Other lenses with equivalent capacity does not exist. “
“The lens (sphere) allows those who now takes the normal content, quickly and easily move to an exciting shooting under low contribution, – said co-founder of a startup Rob Englert. – The photographer can shoot in the traditional way, then mount the lens (sphere) and then record the pie pan. ”
4-minute video gives an idea about the possibilities of a new lens (click on the arrows at the top left):
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Sphere Pro supplied with mount Nikon F, so the owners of SLR and mirrorless cameras from other manufacturers require adapters. Among the technical characteristics of the lens: aperture F / 8, the optimal focal distance of 1 m, full frame, length 198 mm, weight 1.8 kg.
Currently, a limited number available (sphere) Pro. Manufacturers offer to purchase or rent the lens through the website of the company.