Welcome to Cake, George! 😁 I read your slide deck and I have to admit I'm completely blown away because I can't imagine anyone could put together such a great portfolio of travel shots with an 8mm. I have a 14mm and I rent an 8mm for parties now and then. They're fun but I never thought of them for serious photos like you've taken of religious ceremonies, buildings, and elephants.
I laughed out loud when I saw this slide: