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Venus Optics to announce a new Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT lens

In addition to the Laowa 65mm f/2.8 macro APS-C lens, Venus Optics will also release a new Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT lens with 7 aperture blades:

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The Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens with 210° FoV from Venus Optics is delayed

The Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens with 210° FoV from Venus Optics is delayed. The lens was supposed to be released this Friday. New release date was not provided. Update: it seems that this delay was only for the Japanese distributor of Laowa lenses. Here is the new Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens in action (additional […]

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New Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APS-C lens in development from Venus Optics

  Venus Optics is working on a new Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APS-C mirrorless lens for Fujifilm X, Sony E and Canon M mounts. The official announcement is expected before the end of this year or early next year. Venus optics already has the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro lens (B&H | Adorama): Here is […]

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Venus Optics announced pricing and availability of the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens with 210° FoV

  Venus Optics announced the pricing and availability of their new Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye MFT lens with 210° FoV: $199 and shipping starts in mid August 2019 (pre-orders are now open). More sample photos can be found here. Laowa 4mm f/2.8 lens specifications:

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Venus Optics Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX medium format cameras officially announced

Venus Optics Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens

The Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX medium format cameras is now officially announced. Pre-orders are open at Adorama and Venus Optics. Additional information (specifications, sample photos, MTF charts, lens design diagram and press release):

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Pre-orders now open for the new Venus Optics Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX medium format cameras

The new Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX medium format cameras is now available for pre-order (US stores will get the pre-order links later – the fastest way to get the lens is by ordering directly from Venus Optics). Update: pre-orders are now open also at Adorama. FujiAddict will soon publish their review of the […]

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New Fujifilm GFX lens teaser (Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX?)

Fujiaddict posted a new teaser on Instagram about an upcoming Fujifilm GFX lens. As some of the comments on FujiAddict already suggested, this could be the previously leaked Laowa 17mm f/4 Zero-D lens for GFX from Venus Optics: There is also a sample photo (see full resolution on 500px):

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