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.

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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.

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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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  3. Photo Accessories
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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.

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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”

Venus Optics Announces Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Lens with Automatic Aperture Control

Venus Optics has announced an updated version of its Laowa 7.5mm f/2 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens that has electronic aperture control.

This lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens available for Micro Four Thirds. It gives a field of view equivalent to a 15 mm lens on 35 mm sensors. This allows MFT users to enjoy an impressive 110° ultra wide angle of view for a broad range of shooting.

The new lens features the same optical construction as its fully-manual predecessor (13 elements in nine groups), but adds an electronically-controlled aperture at the cost of reducing the number of aperture blades to five.

Designed for the MFT system, Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens with electronic aperture control costs $549. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&HYou can view a gallery of full-sized sample images on Venus Optics’ Flickr album.

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Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Now Available for Pre-order

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for APS-C format mirrorless cameras is now available for pre-order.

Available in Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts, the new Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens priced at $499. Check availability at B&HAdorama.

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