Venus Optics has introduced the discharge of the Laowa 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon and Nikon DSLR digital camera 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 broad 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 beneath tutorial displaying homeowners what the calibration course of seems like:
The lens options an built-in CPU for digital management of the aperture with Canon EF mount digital camera our bodies and an aperture coupling for Nikon F mount digital camera 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, supplied by Venus Optics from a variety 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 obtainable to order on Venus Optics’ web site for $499.