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7.5mm F2.0 Laowa lens for MFT cameras
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    Specs

    • 110 degrees FOV
    • 12cm minimum focusing distance
    • manual focus
    • 49mm filter
    • 50x55mm
    • 170g weight only

    Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of quality lenses with ‘World’s First’ specifications, is proud to unveil two premium lenses with extreme specifications and impressive performance, the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D & the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT.

    The Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is the Widest f/2 rectilinear lens ever designed for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Despite the extreme specifications, Venus Optics has successfully minimized the weight of the lens to a merely 0.37 pounds (170g) and 55mm long. The extreme 110 angle of view, ultra- fast f/2 aperture and featherweight make this lens an ideal option to pair up with drones for aerial photography. It also gives photographers a fast and wide-angle option for low-light shooting as well as landscape photography.

    The Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D and the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT will be available to the market in early 2017. Engineering prototype will be available to test in Venus Optics’ Photokina debut. Venus Optics’ booth is in Hall 2.1, Booth A-045.

    Together with the new lenses, Venus Optics will also display a number of unique lenses with first class quality and unique specifications in Photokina 2016.

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  • Definitely excited about this lens. Been wanting something fast and wide for some time. Considered Voigtlander 10.5mm- but a bit pricey and not as wide as I would like. 8mm Olympus f1.8 sounds nice but it's a fisheye. This Venus lens could be very promising if price is right with decent corner sharpness especially with a front filter thread! If it's under $600 and performs as well as it sounds like it should, then this will be one spectacular lens. Heck.. even under $1k mark would not be terrible.

  • Yes, interesting lens.

  • This would be very popular among underwater shooters. Underwater you need extreme wide angles and the only choice until now was the 7-14mm zoom. UW photography and film is a niche market otherwise it would be nice having a proper AF m43 prime Lena.

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  • ah, enough samples! just give me the lens already! xD