Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 ZERO-D APS-C lens officially announced

The previously rumored Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 ZERO-D APS-C lens is now officially announced. Shipping is scheduled for early April 2018.

Main lens features (Google translation):

  • This product is the best lens for photographing landscape photographs, architectural photographs, interior photographs, star photographs and so on.
  • 3 special low dispersion lenses (ED lens) and 2 glass aspherical lenses are used extensively. By adopting an optical design with extremely reduced distortion to zero, it is possible to take landscape photographs and architectural photographs without the influence of distortion.
  • It is the widest angle lens (113 °) lens among the wide-angle lenses for APS-C cameras of the open F 2.8 which are on sale now.
  • It adopts metal enclosure with excellent robustness and luxury. Effective flower type hood is attached.
  • This product is the brightest among the same class products, the most compact and lightweight lens. Because it is very convenient to carry, it is also ideal for daily snapshot.

Main specifications:

  • Focal length: 9 mm
  • Maximum F value: F 2.8
  • Viewing angle: 113 degrees (corresponding format: APS-C)
  • Lens construction: 10 groups of 15
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 7
  • Shortest shooting distance: 12 cm
  • Maximum magnification: 0.13 times
  • Filter diameter: φ 49 mm
  • Weight: ~ 215 g * Variable depending on mount
  • Corresponding mount: FUJIFILM X, Canon EF-M, Sony E

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Venus Optics Laowa lenses are sold at B&H.

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