This is a quick review of the Funleader 18mm f/8 Cap Lens Pro. Sound familiar? Like I might have reviewed this lens before? Well, you’d be right, though the version I last reviewed was the non-pro version. This is the new Pro version. There’s actually not a great deal of difference between the two lenses, …
Funleader 18mm f/8
A month or so ago I reviewed the Funleader 18mm f/8 fixed focus Sony mount lens. With some caveats around the need to post process the images to get something I liked out of it, I enjoyed the shooting it. Something I didn’t mention much in that review was the size of the camera and lens combination. It made the full frame Sony feel smaller for sure, but with it being such a tiny lens, I wondered what it could bring to the table mounted on a smaller camera.
I recently replaced my Fuji X100v with a Sony A7iii that was retired from work. Not long later the manufacturers of the Funleader 18mm f/8 pancake lens got in touch asking if I might like to review it. I didn’t really have any intention of reviewing Sony mount lenses – there’s plenty of people out there doing it already – but I couldn’t help being intrigued to try this lens.