Venus Optics Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF: Price, Specs, and Availability

The Venus Optics, known for its high-quality Laowa lens optics, is striving to fill the lack of optical solutions for the new Canon EOS R cameras. Laowa is, although manual, but always interesting and high-quality optical solutions, while relatively inexpensive. This time, the Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF is now available to buy.

Venus Optics Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF

The 11mm F4.5 FF RL is a fairly compact wide-angle lens for canon mirrorless full frame cameras. It was introduced last August for Leica M and L mounts, Sony FE, and Nikon Z mounts, and we talked about it in some detail. It is now available for Canon RF mount as well. The lens has a 126 ° field of view, and special elements in the optical design are designed to minimize aberration and distortion.

The lens has two aspherical elements and one ultra-high refractive index glass element that help to control distortion and spherical aberrations for improved sharpness and accurate rendering. Three extra-low dispersion elements are used to reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations to produce high clarity and color accuracy.

Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL Specifications

Venus Optics Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF
  • Focal Length: 11mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/4.5
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Lens Mount: Canon RF
  • Format Compatibility: Full-Frame
  • Angle of View: 126°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 19 cm
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.1x
  • Optical Design: 14 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 5
  • Focus Type: Manual Focus
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Front Filter Size: 62 mm
  • Dimensions: 63.5 x 58 mm
  • Weight: 9 oz / 254 g

Price and availability

Venus Optics Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF is now available to pre-order on the website for $699.

Alongside the Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL for Canon RF, Venus Optics has now also made available the Laowa 65mm F2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Nikon Z mount. The telephoto prime lens has close-focusing, apochromatic, compact, and priced at $399 only.

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