Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Lens Announced

Venus Optics announced a new lens, the Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO for designed specifically for mirrorless camera systems.

The Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO sells at $499 and is available at Venus Optics and available for Canon R, Leica L, Nikon Z and Sony E mount. Venus Optics lenses are sold at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

This manual focus macro lens offers a maximum 2:1 magnification ratio for larger-than-life macro photos. The 58mm lens is constructed of 14 elements in 11 groups, including 3 ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements and 3 Ultra-High Refractive Index elements. It uses a 13 blade aperture diaphragm, has an aperture range of F2.8 through F22, has a minimum focusing distance of 18.5cm (7.3”) and uses a 67mm front filter thread. The lens measures 74mm (2.9”) in diameter by 117mm (4.0”) in length and weighs 595g (1.3lbs).  Continue reading “Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO Lens Announced”

Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens specs leaked

Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens specs have been leaked online.

Venus Optics will announce the new Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens for Sony E mount, Canon RF, Nikon Z, Leica L mounts. The officiall announcement will be on May 23, 2022.

Here are the leaked images and specifications of the upcoming Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens.  are sold at Adorama and B&H

Laowa FF II 90mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2X Lens Specs

  • 13 sheets in 10 groups (3 ED lenses and 3 high-refractive)
  • 13 diaphragm blades
  • Shortest shooting distance 20.4cm
  • Filter size 67mm
  • Size 74 x 120mm
  • Weight 619g
  • mount Sony E / Canon RF / Nikon Z / Leica L

Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens Announced, Price $1,099

Venus Optics has announced the new Laowa 20mm f/4 ultra-wide-angle shift Lens. The US price of this lens is $1,099 and available in 8 mounts including Canon EF and RF, Nikon F and Z, Sony E, Pentax K, L mount and Fujifilm G mount (via an adapter).  are sold at Adorama and B&H

Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift is an ultra-wide-angle shift lens that you cannot resist. On top of the high image sharpness and nearly no distortion (Zero-D), the lens also comes with a rotatable lens hood for avoiding flares and protecting the front lens element.

The amount of shift is ±11mm for full-frame cameras and ±8mm for medium format cameras, making it super easy to capture architectural and interior photography in a corrected perspective. Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift expands Laowa’s Shift Lens line-up giving you an addition option for distinct needs. Continue reading “Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens Announced, Price $1,099”

Venus Optics Laowa F4 tilt-shift Lens to be Announced on March 28th

Venus Optics is rumored to announce a new wide-angle Laowa f/4 tilt-shift lens (or maybe only shift?) on March 28th. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Photo Rumors has posted a teaser image of the Venus Optics (LAOWA) shift lens. According to the image below, Venus Optics is rumored to announce the new F4 wide-angle tilt-shift lens on March 28th.

Since the title of the teaser is “Shift?”, it seems likely that the tilt mechanism is not installed. With the introduction of LAOWA brand relatively affordable shift lenses, you can feel free to try them out, unlike the expensive shift lenses made by camera makers.

Venus Optics already has the Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift lens.

New Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 MFT APO Lens

Venus Optics announced the Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 MFT APO Lens. The price of the lens is $399. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&HPhoto

Anhui China, 16 March, 2022 –Anhui China, Mar 16 , 2021 – Venus Optics, the manufacturer that specialized in making unique camera lenses, is presenting a new Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 MFT APO after the previous success in their Argus series. This new lens is designed for the Micro Four Thirds system and offers an ultra-fast f/0.95 aperture. The remarkable shallow depth of field creates a dreamy rendering that easily separates your subject from the background. An APO design minimized the chromatic aberration. Both photographers and videographers can benefit from the flexibility for shooting in low light situations.

Key Features of Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 MFT APO: Continue reading “New Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 MFT APO Lens”

Venus Optics unveils Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D S35 Cine Lens

Venus Optics announced a new Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D S35 Cine lens. This is the world’s widest Super35 prime lens designed for Canon RF, Nikon Z, Fuji X, and Sony E mounts.  The Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D S35 Cine is available at B&H Photo with a price tag of $699.

Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H Continue reading “Venus Optics unveils Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D S35 Cine Lens”

B&H Photo WPPI Special Deals: Save Big on SD-Cards, MacBooks, Accessories and More

B&H Photo started its WPPI 2022 sale and you can see everything they have to offer here. Some Specials Need Promo Code “BHWPPI22

The big WPPI deals are now online at BHphoto (Click here). You can filter through:

  1. Camera/lens deals
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Venus Optics unveils Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens

Venus Optics unveils the Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO LensIt is the World’s Smallest 2x macro lens for full frame mirrorless cameras.

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO is currently available to order on the official website of Venus Optics (http://www.venuslens.net/) and their authorized resellers. Recommended Retail Price in the US (without tax) is USD 449/pc (Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony FE) & USD 499/pc (Leica M). Pricing may vary in different countries. Shipping starts from early December onwards. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Venus Optics unveils Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens”

Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

Venus Optics has launched the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF for full-frame cameras which captures images with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh.

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is available for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems and costs $899. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF Specs: Continue reading “Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R”

Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens for DSLR full-frame cameras. Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The US price is $499 and the new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens in stock  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499”