Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens with the widest angle for full frame cameras

The Chinese Manufacturer called Venus Lens has introduced the world’s widest Macro lens for full frame cameras, Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide-Angled 1:1 Macro Lens.Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens

The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm F/4 Lens is designed for full frame sensor cameras with the closest focusing distance of 12 cm. Also functions as a macro lens, this Venus Macro Lens also equipped with the shift mechanism function at the rear end of the lens with a maximum adjustment of +/- 6mm, which is extremely useful for landscape/architecture photography for distortion correction.

The Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens is the first in the market with a wide viewing angle and super macro shooting capabilities to achieve magnification of 1:1. This allows the photographer began to experience “Macro photography with extreme wide angle”. The Macro lens is on the market tend to be produced with a focal length from medium to tele and with the limitation that the users can capture close-up photos of insects, flowers, but cannot display background with more detailing like the surrounding landscape.Laowa 15mm f/4 LensThe Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens features an ultra-wide viewing angle of 110 degrees with a 1:1 magnification. The photographer can focus very close the subject and let the foreground dominates in the photo, but at the same time, have the background telling viewers about where and how the subject lives.

The lens can also be used as an ultra-wide angle lenses with an excellent infinity focus for camera with Full-frame sensor.

The Laowa 15mm f/4 lens price is at $ 479, already available for pre-order from the Venus Website.

Laowa 15mm f/4 Lens Specifications:

  • For Full Frame Cameras
  • Mount Compatibility: Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha A, Sony FE and Pentax K
  • Manual focus lens
  • Lens focal length: 15mm
  • Aperture: F/4 – F/32
  • Viewing angle: 110 degrees on full frame, APS-C above 85 degrees
  • Shift mechanism: +/- 6 mm
  • Optical Structure: 12 elements in 9 groups
  • Aperture blades: 14
  • Multi-layer low-reflective coatings
  • Closest focusing distance: 12 cm
  • Maximum magnification ratio: 1:1
  • Filter size: 77mm
  • Lens size: 83.8 x 64.7 mm
  • Weight: 410g

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