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Officially announced: Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 and Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 and Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D mirrorless lenses for Nikon Z-mount (previously reported here and here). The lenses are now available for pre-order only at the official Vanus Optics store (the Adorama and B&H listings should come later). Ordering directly from the official website is the fastest way to get the […]

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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 […]

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Venus Optics will release Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO lens for Nikon Z-mount in July

  Update: Venus Optics contacted me and denied any future plans of making a Z-mount version of this lens. The eBay listing is either fraud or a manually modified lens with a Nikon Z-mount: “We have no plans to make it into Nikon Z mount. And the eBay store you posted is NOT our authorized reseller […]

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CP+ show report: Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D and 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses for Nikon Z-mount coming soon

At the 2019 CP+ show Venus Optics confirmed on Facebook that the Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D and Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses will soon be available also for Nikon Z (and Canon RF) mounts (pictures from DC.Watch).

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Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 mirrorless lens for Nikon Z-mount coming in 2019

At the 2018 Photokina show Venus Optics announced their new Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 mirrorless lens: “Designed primarily for travel photography, Venus optics have managed to compress the size to smallest in its class, less than 10 inch (<10cm) and only 1.1 pounds (<500g). The 102° (18mm) to 130° (10mm) angle of view provides flexibility for […]

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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens for Nikon F-mount officially announced

  Today Venus Optics officially announced the previously rumored Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame manual focus lens for Nikon F-mount. Pricing and availability were not released. Here are the technical specifications:

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