Tag Archives: Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens

Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 lens now shipping

The Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 “distortion-free” lens is now in stock (except for Sony E and Canon mount). The lens was launched on Kickstarted a few months ago. Several sample photos can be found here. Lens design, MTF charts and tech specifications:

Posted in Venus Optics | Also tagged | 4 Responses

Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 lens launched on Kickstarter

Venus Optics officially launching the Laowa 12mm f/2.8, the world’s widest f/2.8 lens with close to zero distortion on Kickstarter: Venus Optics Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens design and MTF charts: Sample photos:

Posted in Laowa, Venus Optics | Tagged | 3 Responses

Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens to be announced next week

The new Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens I reported about back in February will be officially announced on July 30th at 7 pm EST. The retail price will be USD 949, early birds will be able to get discounts. There are several better photos of the actual lens on flickr (credit: Daniel Han): Update: the […]

Posted in Laowa, Other, Venus Optics | Tagged | 22 Responses

Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens coming soon

The small Chinese company Anhui Changgeng Optical Technology Company Limited, better known as Venus Optics has already announced several niche, highly specialized lenses: Laowa 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1, a lens for extreme close-ups Laowa 15mm f/4 Shift Macro 1:1, a wide angle macro lens with shift capabilities Laowa STF 105mm f/2 (T/3.2), a portrait lens with an […]

Posted in Laowa, Venus Optics | Tagged | 44 Responses