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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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New Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Nikon F-mount announced

Venus Optics announced a new full frame macro lens for Nikon F-mount: Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra. The US price will be $399. Here are the details (Google translation):

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This is the upcoming Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens for Nikon F mount from Venus Optics

I already reported on PhotoRumors about the upcoming Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens (close-to-zero distortion) from Venus Optics that will be officially announced next week, on July 30th. I just received the first picture of the Nikon F-mount version of the lens:

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New third party lenses for Nikon F mount (Laowa, Lensbaby, Yongnuo, Meyer-Optik Görlitz, Zenitar, Lomography)

Few updates on the latest third party lenses for Nikon F mount: → The Venus Optics Laowa STF 105mm f/2 lens for Nikon F mount is now available for pre-oder at B&H. → New Lensbaby Twist 60 Optic lens announced (price: $279.95). → The Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount is now available for […]

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The world’s widest 1:1 macro lens Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 will be available in Nikon F mount

Just a quick note in case you are not following PhotoRumors (you should!) – the world’s widest 1:1 macro lens, the Laowa 15mm f/4 that got announced by Venus Optics earlier today, will be available also in Nikon F mount. The price is $479 (available for pre-order). Read all the details and see some interesting sample images taken […]

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