Venus Optics has introduced the discharge of the Laowa 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon and Nikon DSLR digicam programs.
The lens is constructed of 13 components in 10 components, together with two extra-low dispersion components and two aspherical components. Like different Laowa ‘Zero-D’ lenses, the lens options near-zero distortion, regardless of its large angle of view.
It’s additionally the primary lens to get what Venus Optics calls a focusing scale adjustment system, which lets you calibrate the infinity level of the lens. Venus Optics has shared the under tutorial exhibiting homeowners what the calibration course of appears to be like like:
The lens options an built-in CPU for digital management of the aperture with Canon EF mount digicam our bodies and an aperture coupling for Nikon F mount digicam our bodies. Different options embody a minimal focusing distance of 14.5cm (5.7″), makes use of a five-blade aperture diaphragm and makes use of a 67mm entrance filter thread.
Under is a gallery of pattern pictures, offered by Venus Optics from a spread of photographers:
As for measurements, the lens is available in at 72.5mm (2.85″) in diameter for each the EF and F mount variations. The Canon EF mount model measures 75mm (2.95″) lengthy whereas the Nikon F mount model is 73mm (2.87″) lengthy. The Canon EF and Nikon F mount variations weigh 320g (11.3oz) and 360g (12.7oz), respectively.
The Laowa 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts is out there to order on Venus Optics’ web site for $499.