At the exhibition Photokina will let you try out lenses Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D and Laowa 7.5 mm f/2 MFT
The Chinese company Venus Optics, which last summer released a full-frame lens Optics Laowa 15mm F4 with a wide angle lens for macro photography, pleased supporters of a broad view of the world (in the photographic sense) of two models. This Laowa lenses 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D and Laowa 7.5 mm f/2 MFT.
According to the manufacturer, Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D is the most high-aperture lens with a focal length of 15 mm corresponding to the field angle of 110°, with a fixed distortion, that is, displaying straight lines straight. Such lenses are called rectilinearity or ortostaticeski. Membership of a novelty to the family of Zero-D points, in the words of the manufacturer, on the «distortion close to zero». Lens — full frame, with mount Sony E. He weighs 500 g. the length of the lens is 82 mm, weight — 500 g. On the lens can filter diameter 72 mm Main applications Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D called landscape, architectural and astronomical survey.
Model Laowa 7.5 mm f/2 MFT also refers to rectilinearly, but it is designed for cameras Micro Four Thirds system. This lens weighs only 170 g, and its length is 55 mm. According to the manufacturer, lightweight lens with a field angle of 110° is well suited, in particular, for cameras mounted on drones.
In the sale of Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D and Laowa 7.5 mm f/2 MFT should appear in early 2017. Engineering samples can be tested at the exhibition Photokina.
Source: Venus Optics