New Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics released their new Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens for several mirrorless mounts.

The new super compact Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens is now available for Sony E, Leica L, Nikon Z and Leica M mounts.

Price of the lens is between $699 – $799 and pre-orders are available at Adorama and B&HPhoto.

Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL is a super compact and lightweight Rectilinear(RL) wide-angle lens for full-frame (FF) mirrorless cameras. The remarkable 126° angle of view with 19cm minimum focus length features can be found in the 6.3cm(2.5 inches) long and 254g(8.9oz) lens. It allows you to capture the stunning landscape,  precious travel moments and beautiful interior design without any burden. The lens also includes 2 aspherical elements and 3 extra-low dispersion elements to guarantee the sharpness,  suppress chromatic aberrations and distortion to the minimum. Conveniently, the 62mm filter can be screwed onto the lens directly, or more filters available with a 100mm square filter frame. The 5 blades aperture creates a stunning 10-point sunstars. For Leica M mount photographer, rangefinder coupling is available for the lens to have a more accurate and easy focus.

Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens Specifications:

Name Laowa 11mm  f/4.5 FF RL
Focal Length 11mm
Max. Aperture f/4.5
Min. Aperture f/22
Angle of View 126°
Format Compatibility Full Frame
Lens Structure 14 elements in 10 groups
Aperture Blades 5
Min. Focusing Distance 7.4” (19cm)
Max. Magnification 0.1
Filter Solutions 62mm filter
Dimensions 63.5mm x 58mm
Weight 254g(8.9 oz.)
Mounts Leica M(black & sliver version) / Leica L / Sony FE /  Nikon Z

Additional information with sample photos for the new lens can be found  here.

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