Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C Mirrorless Lens Officially Announced

Venus Optics today officially announced the new Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO lens for APS-C format mirrorless cameras.

Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Key Features:

  • f/0.95 Ultra-fast aperture
  • APO (Apochromatic Optical Design)
  • 35cm closest focusing distance
  • Exquisite bokeh
  • Long focus throw
  • Internal focus
  • Low focus breathing
  • Stepless aperture ring

Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO is a magnificent f/0.95 Standard lens for the Cropped Frame(APS-C) camera. Achieving the APO design, enjoy the clear images with well controlled chromatic aberration. The ultra-fast aperture lens with APO is perfect for low light photography, shallow depth of field portrait and narrative videography. It is blessed with crystal clear details, extraordinary sharpness and exquisite bokeh.

The Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO are available to purchase on Venus Optics’ website for Canon RF, Fuji X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems for $499. Fuji X and Sony E mount models are expected to ship in early May while the Canon RF and Nikon Z mount models are expected to ship in mid May.

Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Specifications:

NameLaowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO
Focal Length33mm
Max. Aperturef/0.95
Angle of View46.2°
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Lens Structure14 elements in 9 groups
Aperture Blades9
Min. Focusing Distance35 cm (1.1′)
Focus ModeManual Focus
Filter Thread62mm
Dimensions71.5 x 83 mm (2.81 x 3.26″)
Weight590g (20.81 oz)
MountsFuji X / Sony FE / Nikon Z / Canon R

Below is an overview of the lens attached to a Sony A6600: