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Venus Optics announced a new Laowa Magic Shift Converter (Canon EF and Nikon F to Nikon Z with ±10mm shift capability)

Venus Optics announced a new Magic Shift Converter (MSC) that can transform normal Canon EF and Nikon F DSLR lenses into shift lenses for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras with ±10mm shift capability. With the new MSC, Canon and Nikon DSLR lenses can be mounted on mirrorless Nikon Z cameras while retaining optical performance. Additional information:

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Now available: Venus Optics Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame 2X macro lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras

The previously rumored Venus Optics Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame 2X macro lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras is now officially announced: Pre-order and product page (coming soon to B&H) Sample photos Additional pictures: Additonal informtion:

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Venus Optics to announce a new Laowa 58mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2x Magnification APO Macro lens for Nikon Z-mount

As already reported, next week Venus Optics will announce a new Laowa 58mm f/2.8 CA-Dreamer 2x Magnification APO Macro lens for Nikon Z-mount. Here are  the details:

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New: Venus Optics Laowa 10mm f/4 Cookie APS-C mirrorless pancake lens for Nikon Z-mount

The previously rumored new Laowa 10mm f/4 Cookie APS-C mirrorless pancake lens for Nikon Z-mount by Venus Optics is now officially announced (the world’s widest rectilinear pancake lens):

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Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount officially announced

The previously rumored Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 full-frame zoom lens for Nikon Z-mount by Venus Optics is now officially announced. The Nikon version is priced at $649. Pre-orders are now open at the official online store (Laowa lenses are also sold at Adorama and B&H). Additional information – specs, MTF chart, sample photos (the press release can be found here):

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A new Venus Optics Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount to be announced soon

A new Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 ultra-wide full-frame zoom lens for Nikon Z-mount from Venus Optics has been rumored for a while and it seems that we are now getting closer to the official announcement – here are the first unboxing pictures:

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New Venus Optics Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z mount released

Today Venus Optics released the previously rumored Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full-frame mirrorless lens for Nikon Z. The lens is priced at $499 and can be ordered directly from Laowa’s website (other stores usually start taking pre-orders a few weeks later). Additional information:

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New: Venus Optics Laowa 24mm T14 2x Periprobe lens for Nikon F and Z mounts

  The kast Laowa teaser from Venus Optics was for a new Laowa 24mm T14 2x Periprobe lens that is available also for Nikon F and Nikon Z mounts. The lens is similar to the existing Laowa 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe lens but with a 90-degree rotating periscope tip at the end (the existing model is currently $150 off: […]

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