Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Lens Price $849, First Review with Samples

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens for Sony full frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. The US price is $849 and it is now available for pre-order at VenusLens.net. Shipping is scheduled to start in Late August/Early September.

Description:

This lens is currently the fastest in its class offering a superb optical quality for Full Frame Sony E mount camera. It features a close-to-zero distortion with a 110° angle of view. The ultra-fast aperture f/2 enables photographers to capture impressive astro shots very easily. The 72mm filter thread allows a quick installation of filters for landscape shooting. This lens is going to be an everyday lens for most of us given its compact size (62mm long) and weight (~500g only).

Full size sample images can be found in the Flickr gallery here.

And here is the first Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D lens review with samples:

Specifications:

Name15mm f/2 FE Zero-D
Focal Length15mm
Max. Aperturef/2
Angle of View110°
Format CompatibilityFull Frame
Lens Structure12 elements in 9 groups

(2pcs of Aspherical Elements + 3pcs of Extra-low Dispersion Elements)

Aperture Blades9
Min. Focusing Distance15cm
Max. Magnification1:4
Filter Thread72mm
Dimensions66 x 82 mm
Weight500g
MountsSony E

Read more and preorder it at VenusLens.net.