Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★ Who wants to return to the bad old days of fixed focal length lenses, manual focus and manual exposure? After trying the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D, we do! It’s small, light, nice to use and produces terrific image quality. It’s even affordable! After using it more and seeing what it can […]
How many macro lenses does one lens manufacturer need? Macro lenses are, admittedly, a speciality of Venus Optics, the company behind the Laowa brand, and the 100mm f/2.8 joins its line-up of high-magnification macros, which already includes a 60mm f/2.8. This lens’s longer focal length means you can shoot with longer working distances, which is […]
Chinese lens maker Venus Optics is steadily increasing its range of Laowa brand lenses for digital SLRs and mirrorless cameras, specialising in macro lenses and ultra-wideangles. And they don’t come much more ultra-wide than this lens, which is designed solely for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras from Olympus and Panasonic. The Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye […]
This is currently the widest available native lens option for Fujifilm G-mount cameras. The new Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX has a field of view equivalent to 13mm in 35mm format (113°). Featuring a close-to-zero distortion and 86mm filter thread, this lens is ideally suited for landscape, architecture & interior photography. The 21 elements in 14 […]
Chinese lens maker Venus Optics is on a roll with its digital camera lens line-up. It has just announced four lenses at the same time, including this one – the widest super-wideangle zoom yet made for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras including the A7 series cameras and the A9. Yes, you read that right – […]
Venus Optics broadens its lens range with a new super-wide prime for Fujifilm, Sony and Canon cameras.
The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro Lens looks like nothing on earth.