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.
Articles tagged "laowa"
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 F2.8 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.
Dec 20, 2019 at 15:00
Editor Dale Baskin chose the wide angle Laowa 15mm F2 Zero-D lens as his favorite gear of the year. In his opinion, it provides a great balance of size, price and optical performance. He's still on the hunt for the perfect photo of the northern lights.
sample galleryDec 15, 2019 at 14:00
The Laowa 15mm F2 Zero-D is a fast, wide prime lens for full frame mirrorless cameras. We used it for astrophotography and architectural photography – a couple common use cases for this type of lens.
lens newsDec 3, 2019 at 18:16
The Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D, 25mm F2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro and 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro can now be used with Canon RF and Nikon Z camera systems.
lens newsOct 21, 2019 at 14:28
The new full-manual Laowa 17mm F1.8 MFT weighs just 172g and is set to ship 'late October' for just $149.
lens newsSep 11, 2019 at 14:27
The delays will only affect shipments to Japan, according to a Venus Optics spokesperson.
Jul 11, 2019 at 17:44
The ‘new’ lenses are the Laowa 15mm F2 ‘Zero-D,’ now available for Canon RF and Nikon Z mount, and the Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 Zoom, now available for Nikon Z mount.
lens newsMay 9, 2019 at 22:08
Venus Optics has announced that the Laowa 100mm F2.8 macro lens it first showed at Photokina last year will cost $449 + tax and will begin shipping at the end of this month.
Apr 6, 2019 at 18:56
Venus Optics has shared new information regarding two upcoming cine lenses — one prime, one zoom — it's currently showing off as prototypes at NAB 2019.
lens newsApr 4, 2019 at 20:42
Venus Optics has announced a Micro Four Thirds version of its 9mm F2.8 Zero-D lens, adding to the Fuji X, Sony E, Canon EF-M and DJI DL versions.
lens newsJan 7, 2019 at 16:27
Venus Optics has announced the 9mm F2.8 DL Zero-D, the widest lens available for DJI X7 cameras and Inspire 2 drones.
Oct 26, 2018 at 15:52
Venus optics has announced the pricing and availability of its Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 FE zoom lens.
videoAug 5, 2018 at 13:00
This week we take a look at one of the most unusual optics we've seen for quite a while. The Laowa 24mm F14 Macro Probe lens may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but as Chris and Jordan discover, it opens the door to some pretty cool photo opportunities.
lens newsApr 20, 2018 at 14:17
Venus Optics has unveiled four new lenses that will ship later this year: a wide-angle zoom for Sony FE, a circular fisheye for Micro Four Thirds, a wide-angle lens for the medium format Fujifilm GFX, and a 2x Ultra Macro for multiple full-frame mounts.
lens newsMar 22, 2018 at 18:33
The new Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D is "the world’s widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens for mirrorless APS-C cameras." It boasts a 113° angle of view, fast F2.8 aperture, and a Zero-D design that promises "close to zero" distortion.
lens newsMar 7, 2018 at 20:14
The Laowa 25mm F2.8 2.5-5x Ultra Macro lens offers professional and amateur macro photographers alike a compact, lightweight option that can get you extremely close to your subject.
Mar 3, 2018 at 04:10
Venus Optics has been making some very interesting lenses in the past couple of years. and at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama Japan, the company is showing off an innovative 'magic shift converter'.
lens newsFeb 26, 2018 at 16:07
Venus Optics just debuted two interesting new lenses. For mirrorless APS-C shooters, the company released the wide-angle Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D; for full-frame shooters, the company released the 25mm F2.8 2.5-5x Ultra Macro lens.
sample gallerySep 3, 2017 at 13:00
This lens, for Sony E-mount cameras, strikes a unique balance of small size, wide field of view (110 degrees) and fast aperture. Even more impressive is its promise of almost zero distortion.
lens newsAug 16, 2017 at 14:21
Venus Optics has announced the price and delivery date of the second lens to join its Zero-D line up: the 15mm F2 for Sony’s E mount. A lens they've dubbed, "the world's fastest 15mm rectilinear lens for full-frame."
sample galleryAug 5, 2017 at 13:00
Lens manufacturer Venus Optics unveiled its Laowa-branded 7.5mm F2 earlier this year. Take a look at the view from one of the widest lenses available for Micro Four Thirds.
Jul 10, 2017 at 15:20
The Loawa Magic Shift Converter adds shift capabilities to your super-wide-angle Canon or Nikon lenses when attached to Sony Full Frame E-mount cameras.
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