Canon releases world’s first dual fisheye lens

Canon releases world’s first dual fisheye lens

Canon dual fisheye lens –  This setting allows simultaneous left and right recording to the EOS R5’s 45 MP full-frame sensor, which can be output as a single image file at up to 8K DCI 30p or 4K DCI 60p.

Canon recently launched a dual lens fisheye for the camerathe EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless. This lens is here to create video virtual reality immersive 8K(VR) and is reportedly the first digital lens to allow 180-degree stereoscopic 3D video capture onto a single sensor image.

“This new RF lens delivers stunning 8K VR images and sets itself apart through its simplified workflow. Our goal is to make immersive storytelling more accessible to everyone,” said Canon US representative Tatsuro Kano.

Reporting from New Atlas (October 11), the RF5.2 F2.8 Dual Fisheye lens features L-series optics positioned 60 mm from each other to deliver natural-looking 3D imagery when viewed through a compatible VR headset, with Canon mentioning the Oculus. Quest 2 as a tool that might support.

This setting allows simultaneous left and right recording to the EOS R5’s 45 MP full-frame sensor, which can be output as a single image file at up to 8K DCI 30p or 4K DCI 60p. Canon will release a subscription-based EOS VR Utility software that will allow content creators to edit the footage and set the resolution and file format prior to export. Plug-ins for Adobe Premier Pro will also be available with a subscription. The upcoming firmware update for the EOS R5 also adds VR is shooting functionality to the camera.

The electronically controlled aperture allows this VR lens to operate like any other RF lens, with an aperture of f/2.8 to f/16. Creator content can be very close to the subject up to 0.2 meters while recording, and 0.3x magnification is also possible. The lens body is said to be dust and splash-resistant.

There is also a special coating to help reduce flare. Canon F2.8 Dual Fisheye lens price is USD 1,999.

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