Venus Optics has announced its newest lens, a $299 10mm F4 rectilinear 'Cookie' APS-C lens that's barely larger than a few body caps stacked on top one another.
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Jun 20, 2022 at 15:12
In addition to the Amber and Blue versions, which give flares and highlights warm and cool tones, respectively, the new Silver Nanomorph option offers a more neutral flare that changes with the color temperature of the lights being used.
Venus Optics announces $499 Laowa 90mm F2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras
lens newsJun 13, 2022 at 15:18
The lens offers a maximum 2x magnification ratio and is available to purchase today for Canon RF, L, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
lens newsMay 19, 2022 at 14:31
Venus Optics has launched its Indiegogo campaign for its new Nanomorph lenses, revealing additional details about the world’s smallest anamorphic lenses.
Venus Optics teases Laowa Nanomorph, a lineup of the 'world's smallest' 1.5x anamorphic cine lenses for Super 35mm
lens newsMay 9, 2022 at 14:33
Venus Optics says the lineup will kick off with three primes: a 27mm T2.8, a 35mm T2.4 and a 50mm T2.4, all of which offer 1.5x squeeze in incredible compact form factors.
DPReview news editor Gannon Burgett took Venus Optics Laowa 85mm F5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO lens out and about his hometown landing to see how the world's smallest 2x macro lens for full-frame cameras performed on his Canon EOS R.
lens newsApr 11, 2022 at 14:00
The only notable physical difference between this new ‘R’ version of the lens is an upgraded aperture diaphragm, which sees the blade count increase to 14, compared to five on the previous iteration.
lens newsApr 4, 2022 at 14:21
Almost no information is provided regarding the forthcoming lens series, but the teaser video does show off the signature anamorphic look, complete with streaked lens flares and oval bokeh.
videoMar 28, 2022 at 18:15
Laowa has just announced a new 20mm shift lens, and we were able to put it through its paces in downtown Calgary.
Mar 28, 2022 at 13:00
This new manual shift lens from Venus Optics allows you to shift the lens +/- 11mm to help achieve proper perspective on internal and external architectural photographs.
lens newsMar 17, 2022 at 14:05
The lens offers a 50mm full-frame equivalent field of view and an ultrafast F0.95 aperture in a compact, all-metal form factor.
Venus Optics announces $699 Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, the world's widest Super35 rectilinear prime lens
lens newsMar 9, 2022 at 15:15
The ultrawide Super35 prime is fully manual and is available to purchase for $699 for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
Feb 15, 2022 at 18:37
Venus Optics is bringing its compact 85mm F5.6 2x macro lens to full-frame and APS-C L-mouint camera systems, offering impressive magnification at a reasonable price point.
lens newsDec 28, 2021 at 15:34
This manual-focus 45mm F0.95 lens is the third in Venus Optics' growing Laowa Argus lineup that also includes a 35mm F0.95 and 33mm F0.95 CF APO lens.
Venus Optics announces the Laowa 85mm F5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO, the world’s smallest 2x macro lens for FF mirrorless cameras
Nov 29, 2021 at 14:56
The lens offers a 2x magnification ratio in a compact form factor that weighs around 250g (9oz). It’s available for Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
Venus Optics brings 3 Laowa prime lenses, including its wild 24mm F14 Macro Probe lens, to Canon RF and Nikon Z mount cameras
lens newsNov 3, 2021 at 15:49
The three lenses aren't new, but the additional options should make it easier to use these niche lenses on Canon and Nikon's mirrorless camera systems.
videoSep 11, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan review the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, available in E-mount, Z-mount, and RF-mount. Find out why Chris concludes, "there's nothing else like this lens on the market."
sample gallerySep 11, 2021 at 14:00
The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 may not be technically perfect, but it's a unique lens with a lot of character. Check out Chris and Jordan's sample gallery from DPReview TV to get a sense of the images it can create.
lens newsSep 10, 2021 at 17:19
Venus Optics says it worked to strike a balance between size and performance while appealing to both still photographers and videographers.
lens newsAug 27, 2021 at 17:00
Seven existing Laowa lenses get new mount options, including the 24mm Probe lens which now comes fitted for Nikon Z and Canon RF, while the wide Cine lenses come to Nikon Z and the L mount
sample galleryAug 9, 2021 at 13:00
The Venus Optics Laowa 'Argus' 33mm F0.95 CF APO is an ultra-fast manual focus lens for APS-C mirrorless bodies from Sony, Canon, Fujifilm and Nikon. We tested one on a Fujifilm body and found it capable of producing lovely images, across its aperture range.
lens newsJun 11, 2021 at 14:04
The lens features the same optical construction but adds electronic aperture control and a chip for transferring metadata between the lens and MFT camera it's attached to.
lens newsMay 6, 2021 at 19:01
The lens remains the widest shift lens for full-frame cameras, with the new Leica L and Pentax K mount versions rounding out the Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony E mount options from launch.
May 3, 2021 at 18:37
The fully-manual lens, which offers roughly a 50mm full-frame equivalent field of view, is available for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
lens newsMar 2, 2021 at 15:46
Laowa didn't waste time at CP+ 2021 to unveil what it's been working on. The company has five new lenses on the way, including three for full-frame camera systems, one for APS-C camera systems and one for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.
Venus Optics launches Laowa 11mm F4.5 lens for Canon RF mount, 65mm F2.8 2X Macro lens for Nikon Z mount
lens newsFeb 22, 2021 at 16:26
Laowa has expended the mirrorless camera mount options for two of its most popular manual primes: the Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL and the Laowa 65mm F2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO.
lens newsFeb 10, 2021 at 16:54
Venus Optics has brought two of its existing ultra-wide-angle lenses and two macro lenses to L mount camera systems.
Venus Optics confirms details of four new, ultra-fast ‘Argus’ F0.95 lenses for MFT, APS-C and full-frame cameras
lens newsJan 14, 2021 at 20:22
Although the announcement wasn’t set to be made public yet, we’ve been able to confirm with Venus Optics the details of its four ‘Argus’ F0.95 lenses set to be released throughout 2021.
lens newsDec 18, 2020 at 15:22
The lens joins the 7.5mm F2 Zero-D MFT lens from Venus Optics, making it the second 'Zero-Distortion' MFT lens in Venus Optics' lineup.
sample galleryNov 27, 2020 at 08:00
The new Laowa 15mm F4.5 Shift lens lets you go wide with perspective control. View our sample gallery to see how a bit of shift can change a photo or introduce creative effects.
videoNov 26, 2020 at 14:00
The Laowa 15mm F4.5 Zero-D Shift lens lets you shift perspective without moving the camera, correct for converging lines and more. Oh, and it's a lot of fun too.
Venus Optics' 100mm F2.8 Ultra Macro lens is now available with Pentax K mount, new stepless EF mount version also available
lens newsNov 13, 2020 at 17:51
The Pentax K mount version of Venus Optics' popular Laowa 100mm F2.8 Ultra Macro was set to be released back in 2018, but only now is it seeing the light of day.
sample galleryNov 7, 2020 at 13:00
The Laowa 9mm F5.6 FF RL is the world's widest rectilinear lens for full frame cameras, and should appeal to anyone who needs to shoot in tight spaces. Click through to learn more, and see the results.
sample galleryOct 31, 2020 at 12:00
The widest shift lens for full frame systems, the Laowa 15mm G4.5 Zero-D is designed for architectural photographers who like to keep their verticals vertical and their edges straight.
lens newsOct 30, 2020 at 15:56
The Laowa 15mm F4.5 'Zero-D' Shift lens is the widest shift lens available for full-frame camera systems.
lens newsSep 28, 2020 at 14:32
Venus Optics is now offering three of its 'Zero-D' ultra-wide prime cine lenses with Canon RF mounts for native use on Canon's growing lineup of Canon EOS R mirrorless cameras.
lens newsSep 18, 2020 at 13:10
The lens is available for Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, and Canon RF mounts. All mounts retail for $549, except for the Leica M mount version, which retails for $649.
lens newsAug 28, 2020 at 14:52
The 11mm F4.5 FF RL lens features a rectilinear design and manages to offer the option for a 62mm front filter despite its compact size.
lens newsAug 18, 2020 at 15:14
The new lens from Venus Optics is the world's first 2x macro lens for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.
Jul 24, 2020 at 18:30
The six lenses, which are nearly identical in specs to their FE, RF and Z mount versions, include one wide-angle zoom, two wide-angle primes and three macro lenses.
lens newsJun 30, 2020 at 14:00
The lens is available for Leica M, Sony FE, Nikon Z and L-mount camera systems, and now holds the title as the world's widest rectilinear lens for full-frame camera systems.
lens newsJun 19, 2020 at 21:24
Venus Optics has announced cine versions of three of its ultra-wide lenses to give MFT, APS-C and full frame users an approx 110 degree angle of view. Geared focus and aperture rings and T-Stop markings complete the cine-look and feel
videoMay 6, 2020 at 13:00
Ultra-wide lenses pose special challenges when shooting video, but can create dramatic effects. We review the Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, which shares the same optical formula as the company's 12mm F2.8 lens for full frame cameras.
lens newsApr 20, 2020 at 16:44
The new Canon RF and Nikon Z mount versions join the previously-available models for Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony FE camera systems.
lens newsJan 20, 2020 at 18:56
The new mount options use the same overall design as the original Micro Four Thirds version released back in 2018.
lens newsJan 13, 2020 at 15:04
The Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens is a re-engineered version of Laowa's 12mm F2.8 still lens that's available for PL, EF and E mount camera systems.
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