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Laowa 15mm F/2.0 & 10-18mm F/4.5-5.6 for Nikon Z & Canon RF Cameras

Venus Optics, the company behind Laowa, just announced two exciting lenses. The first one is new, the wide-angle Laowa 15mm F/2.0 Zero-D for Nikon Z and Canon RF cameras. The second one is the 10-18mm F/4.5-5.6, which is already available in Sony E mount, but this time in Nikon Z mount. Let’s take a closer look. Image credit: Venus Optics Laowa 15mm F/2.0 Zero-D The first lens is the Laowa 15mm F/2.0 Zero-D, which is compatible with Nikon Z and Canon RF cameras. If you ask yourself what “Zero-D” stands for, its Laowa’s line of glasses with nearly no optical distortion. Indeed, this wide-angle lens is perfect if you are shooting real-estate, landscapes, time-lapses, and so on. Image credit: Venus Optics The Laowa 15mm F/2.0 Zero-D consists of 12 elements in 9 groups, with two aspherical elements to reduce chromatic aberrations, and three extra-low dispersion elements. The aperture mechanism consists of only five aperture blades, which should produce a pleasing “sharp 10-point Sunstar rendering” according to Venus Optics. The lens is pretty lightweight at just 1.1 lbs/500 grams and is only 3” long. The front diameter is 72mm. Image credit: Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm F/4.5-5.6 The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 zoom lens is already available in Sony E mount, but they just released a new version for Nikon Z cameras. According to Venus Optics, this lens “is currently the widest full frame zoom lens in the market” with a field of view of 130° at 10mm. The lens is compact at only 9 cm...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Tuesday, 16 July

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