Venus Optics will release the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens for Nikon Z-mount in August


Venus Optics confirmed previous reports that their Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D lens will be available also for Nikon Z mount (and Canon RF mount). The lens is currently available only for Sony E-mount. The price will be around 1,000 Euro (in the US the E-mount version is $849). Shipping will start in August.


Venus Optics will release more lenses with Z-mount:

Additional information on the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens can be found on the officiasl Venus Optics website. Here is the translated press release:

The currently brightest ultra-wide angle lens for full-frame cameras soon addition to the already available Sony E connection now also available with Canon and Nikon RF Z bayonet!

The Laowa 15 mm f / 2.0 Zero-D is f / 2.0, the most brightest ultra wide-angle lens for full. So far, only a treat for Sony E photographers is this excellent lens now available for Canon and Nikon R Z photographers. The optical design of the light and compact lens consists of 12 elements in 9 groups including 2 aspherical elements and 3 elements with extra-low dispersion.

The patented optical design minimizes the distortion successfully and the chromatic aberration while providing an excellent optical performance even into the corners. The ultra-wide on the market and fast lenses are usually very large and usually have a domed front lens. This is particularly problematic for landscape photographers who often use filters. Venus Optics has also addressed their needs and managed to develop the lens with a flat front lens that allows a 72 mm filter thread. So normal 72 mm in filters can be used. In addition, this lens thanks to the super short minimum focusing distance of 15 cm offers the opportunity to also reflect objects near sharp. Thanks to the large aperture f / 2.0 Astro excellent photos as well as wide-angle shooting succeed with beautiful bokeh. a sharp image and objects nearby. Thanks to the large aperture f / 2.0 Astro excellent photos as well as wide-angle shooting succeed with beautiful bokeh. a sharp image and objects nearby. Thanks to the large aperture f / 2.0 Astro excellent photos as well as wide-angle shooting succeed with beautiful bokeh.

Price and Availability:

The recommended retail price is 999, - Euro.
Immediately available with Sony E port and new as of August 2019 with Canon and Nikon RF Z connection.

Highlights:

  • extremely bright
  • almost distortion
  • Superkompakt
  • 72 mm Filtergewinde10-beam light reflexes (with Canon and Nikon RF Z connection)
  • 15 cm minimum focusing distance for grandiose macro shooting

Laowa 15 mm f / 2.0 Zero-D specifications:

focal length 15 mm
Max. Aperture f/2,0
Aperture min. f/22
Diaphragm blades: 5 (Canon and Nikon RF Z), 7 (Sony E)
Aperture setting: manually
angle of view 110°
For sensor size full frame
Focusing min. 15 cm
magnification 1:4
focusing manually
Lens construction 12 elements in 9 groups (3xED, 2xASP)
filter thread 72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) 77x82 mm (Sony E)//92x86 mm (Canon RF)//90x86 mm (Nikon Z)
mass 500 g (Sony E) // 570 g (Canon RF) // 580 g (Nikon Z)
Camera Connection And Sony, Canon RF, Nikon Z

Sample photos:

Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D

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