VENUS OPTICS ANNOUNCES LAOWA 9MM F/5.6 FF RL – WORLD’S WIDEST FULL FRAME RECTILINEAR LENS SALE
Anhui China, Jun 29, 2020 — Venus Optics, the maker specialized in producing unique camera lenses, unveiled the brand new Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens, the world’s widest rectilinear lens for full frame cameras. Venus Optics have been designing ultra-wide angle lenses with outstanding optical performance and their 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lens is presently the world’s broadest zoom lens for full frame cameras.
With a remarkable 135° angle of perspective, the brand new Laowa 9mm f/5.6 is currently the broadest non-fisheye lens ever developed for full frame mirrorless cameras. Landscape photographers can now undergo an ultimate wide-angle photography with lovely scenery captured in one shot. The ultra-wide angle of view is also particularly helpful for interior shooting as it helps exaggerated the sense of space. The one-of-a-kind perspective also helps accomplished a lot of previously impossible shots.
Super lightweight & compact
In response to this requirement from mirrorless camera shooters of having a compact wide angle lens, Venus Optics have taken advantage of the flange distance of mirrorless cameras and compress the size of this 9mm f/5.6 lens into the smallest in its class, measuring roughly 2.4 inches (~6cm) long and weighing just 12 oz. (350g) using a lens diameter of 60mm. It’s a welcome aid for landscape, design, interior or travel photographers that are traveling over long distances and on the lookout for a high quality and mobile ultra-wide lens to transport anywhere.
Unbelievably close focusing distance
As well as the ultra-wide perspective, the new Laowa 9mm lens may focus extremely close, almost like a macro lens. The closest focusing distance is simply 4.72″ (12cm) measuring from topic to detector. This is so much closer than the other ultra-wide angle lenses in the market and it provides a higher flexibility for photographers to compose shots at near and spaces and control depth of field a great deal more easily.
Exceptional optical performance
Incorporating a 14 elements in 10 groups optical layout, the 9mm is able to deliver outstanding picture sharpness from corners . Both aspherical elements and 2 extra-low dispersion elements help to remove chromatic aberrations successfully. Regardless of the fact it is not among the Zero-D lenses, the lens nevertheless display a very low distortion in infinity distance in contrast to other ultra-wide angle lenses in the market.
Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL is currently accessible Leica M, Sony FE, Nikon Z and L mount. It’s the very first Leica M lens Venus Optics have ever produced. Additionally, it supports rangefinder coupling on Leica cameras. 2 colors (Black & Silver) are obtainable for Leica M mount.
100mm-wide filters compatible
Venus Optics truly understand that filter is essential to produce an impressive landscape photo. Despite being an ultra-wide angle lens, Venus Optics have managed to operate with partners to carefully design a filter holder that 100mm wide filters may be used without serious vignetting. Unlike a few other wide angle lenses where 120mm or perhaps 150mm filter system are required, the whole landscape shooting setup for your Laowa 9mm lens will be extremely portable.
10 point sunstars
Laowa 9mm f/5.6 is designed with 5-bladed aperture in which a clean and attractive 10-point sunstar rendering can be created.
Min. Aperture: f/22
Format Compatibility: Full Frame
Lens Structure: 14 elements in 10 groups Focusing Distance: 4.72″ (12 cm)
Filters Solutions: through 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder
Dimensions: 62.4 x 66 mm
Weight: 12.3 oz. (350g)
Mounts: Leica M, Sony FE, Nikon Z, Leica L
Pricing & Availability
The new Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL is presently available to purchase via Venus Optics official website and licensed resellers. The US cost for 9mm f/5.6 FF RL is $899 (Leica M mount) and $799 (Sony FE, Nikon L and Z ) prices varies in different countries.
The first 100 orders will find a 100mm magnetic filter holder (Retail Value: $149) for FREE.
About Venus Optics
Anhui ChangGeng Optical Technology Company Limited (Venus Optics) is a brand new Chinese camera lens maker based in Hefei, Anhui. We now manufacture and distribute camera lenses under the brand name of’Laowa’.