Chinese language funds lens maker Venus Optics has simply introduced the Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D – a well-rounded every-purpose lens for full-frame cameras. The lens is the primary within the Zero-D vary getting the focusing scale adjustment system. This new function permits simple focus calibration in opposition to customers’ personal cameras. The precise infinity level can be proper on the infinity mark, making it useful in taking pictures within the discipline.
It’s additionally price mentioning that the Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D is available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts whereas being comparatively compact and light-weight when in comparison with rivals with related focal lengths. It’s 2.95” (75mm) lengthy and weighs in at 360g. There’s a 67mm filter thread on the entrance as nicely.
The optical design of the Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D consists of newly developed 13 parts in 10 teams. There are additionally 2 extra-low dispersion parts and a couple of items of aspherical glasses to remove the colour fringing and distortion.
The shortest minimal focusing distance of the newcomer is 14.5cm (5.71in) from the sensor. It additionally has 114° super-wide angle of view permitting it for use as a “mini macro” lens able to creating exaggerated close-up pictures.
Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Specs
- Full Body Lens
- Mounts: Canon EF, Nikon F
- MaximumAperture f/4
- Angle of View – 114 levels
- Optical Design – 13 parts in 10 teams
- Aperture Blades – 5
- Min Focusing Distance -5.71” / 14.5cm
- Filter Thread – 67mm
- Weight: Canon EF (320g), Nikon F (360g)
- Worth: $499
The Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D lens is at present out there to pre-order on Venus Optics’ official web site retailing for $499.
[source: Venus Optics]