Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Announced for Sony E, Fuji X, and Canon EF-M

Venus Optics announced the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens for Canon EF-M (EOS M), Sony E, Fuji X mounts.  The lens has a good price tag at $199.

Featuring a one-of-a-kind 210° field of view, Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens can create a circular fisheye perspective on Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. Photographers can create a 360° full panorama image with a maximum of 2-3 shots. The lens  weigh only 4.8 oz (135 g) which makes it extremely portable and allows photographers to have creative shots anywhere, anytime. The lens can also be mounted on DJI Inspire X5 cameras for creating a unique perspective you have never seen before.

Laowa lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. See Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens announcement.

Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Specifications

Laowa 4mm F2.8 Fisheye
Focal length 4mm
Max aperture f/2.8
Min aperture f/16
Angle of view 210°
Format Micro Four Thirds
Mount Micro Four Thirds
Focus type Manual Focus
Lens type Fisheye
Optics 7 elements in 6 groups
Aperture blades 7
Min focus distance 8cm (3.15″)
Dimensions 25.5 x 45.2mm
Weight 135g

This new lens from Venus Optics has an ultra-wide field of view (210°) and obviously a lot of distortion. It almost sees behind itself, and it can be used or 360° panorama photography.


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