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Anhui China, 7 July 2022 – Venus Optics, the digital camera lens producer that has been endeavoring to invent high-quality lenses at an reasonably priced worth, is thrilled to launch an ultra-compact Zoom Lens for Full Body cameras – Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 Zoom. This tiny lens affords an AOV from an ultra-wide 121.9° to an easier-to-control 84° with a hard and fast aperture. The 5.9”/15cm closest focusing distance permits customers to discover extra inventive photographs and even macro-like images. Laowa’s classical 5-bladed aperture design for gorgeous 10-point Sunstar additionally packed on this lens.
A 77mm filter can be utilized immediately with the adaptor ring (come together with the lens). With the aggressive worth of USD649 (USD699 for m mount) and the tiny dimension, this lens can be excellent for journey and panorama pictures. Canon RF, Sony E, Nikon Z and Leica M can be found for this lens.
Broad-angle zoom in a compact physique
With an 84° to 121.9° zoom vary, the lens offers larger flexibility to photographers in framing. Customers may modify the focal size simply with a twist. The lens is comparatively compact and lightweight in its class. It’s measured to be ⌀69.4x84mm(⌀2.73×3.30”) with a light-weight 497g(1.09lbs). An amazing possibility for photographers who desires to pack light-weight.
A continuing f/5.6 aperture
The lens has a relentless f/5.6 aperture which the aperture doesn’t change when adjusting the focal size. Photographers would have larger management over the images.
15cm closest focusing distance
The lens has one of many shortest close-focusing distances within the 12-24mm market. It may well focus solely 5.9”/15cm away from the sensor, giving photographers extra room for inventive photographs corresponding to macro-like photographs.
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Regardless of it’s not one of many members of the Laowa Zero-D class, the lens nonetheless demonstrates an excessive nicely management efficiency in minimizing distortion. Nonetheless extraordinarily helpful for structure or inside photographs while you need the flexibleness of a zoom lens on the similar time.
Gorgeous 10-point Sunstar
Like many different Laowa wide-angle lenses, this 12-24mm is designed with a 5-bladed aperture which may render interesting 10-point Sunstar when barely stepping down the aperture.
77mm filter thread
The 12-24mm Zoom lens is ready to use a 77mm filter with the adaptor ring that comes with the lens. The ring can be in a position to act as a lens hood and shield your picture from flaring.
The lens had coated with the water & mud repelling “Frog-Eye” Coating (FEC). It offers your lens an additional layer of safety in comparison with conventional coatings.
|Format Compatibility||Full Body|
|Angle of view||84° – 121.9°|
|Lens construction||15 components in 11 teams
(2 aspherical components, 3 ED components)
|Min. Focusing distance||15cm|
|Focus mode||Handbook (MF)|
|Dimensions||About ø69.4mm*84mm (M)
|Weight||About 497g (with no hood or entrance/rear caps)|
|Mount||Leica M / Sony E / Nikon Z / Canon RF|
Pricing & Availability
The 12-24mm f/5.6 Zoom is presently accessible to buy by way of Venus Optics official web site (http://www.venuslens.web/) and licensed resellers. It’s priced at USD 649 for Canon RF, Sony E and Nikon Z whereas USD 699 for Leica M. Worth varies in several nations.