Announced: Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens for Canon EF/RF, Nikon F/Z, Sony FE (the world’s widest shift lens)


Today Venus Optics released the previously rumored and “world’s widest shift lens” Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens for Canon EF, Nikon F, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Sony FE mounts. For now, pre-orders are open only at the official Laowa online store and this is the fastest way to get the new lens (the first 100 orders will get a free bag). Adorama and B&H will open their pre-orders in a few weeks. Sample photos can be downloaded here (more sample photos available on the product page under the gallery tab). The full press release can be found here.



Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D shift lens additional information:

Name Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift
Focal Length 15mm
Max. Aperture f/4.5
Angle of View 110°
Shift Capability Full Frame: ± 11mm of shift
Medium Format: ± 8mm of shift
Format Compatibility Full Frame
Lens Structure 17 elements in 11 groups
Aperture Blades 5
Min. Focusing Distance 20 cm
Focus Mode Manual Focus
Filter Thread – –
Dimensions 79 x 103 mm
Weight 597g
Mounts Canon EF & RF / Nikon F & Z / Sony E

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens design diagram:


MTF charts:


Via NikonRumors

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