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Venus Optics announces the Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

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Venus Optics announces the new Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL ZERO-D lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras – a super-compact ultra-wide-angle lens with ZERO-D and 52mm filter thread

Anhui China, Sept 18, 2020 – Venus Optics, the manufacturer specialized in making unique camera lenses, introduced the Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. As one of the smallest and lightest 14mm Zero Distortion ultra-wide-angle lens, the lens does not compromise on its performance. It is equipped with a 52mm filter thread so that urban explorers can simply put on the screw-in filter and create incredible images with ease.

Ultra-wide 114° Angle of View

The 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D delivers an extraordinary image sharpness with 114°angle of view. The ultra-wide-angle lens allows photographers to have one-of-a-kind and inspiring pictures in an ultra-wide perspective. Landscape photographers can capture rich scenery with a single shot.

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Zero Distortion

14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D is composed of 13 elements in 9 groups. The 2 aspherical elements and 3 extra-low dispersion elements suppress the distortion to nearly Zero level from corner to corner. Perfect for architecture photography as any straight lines will be retained.

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52mm Filter Thread

A 52mm filter thread is available on the 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D. Conveniently, photographers can take great landscape and cityscape pictures easily without carrying heavy filter holders. For photographers who opt to use slide-in filters, the specially designed magnetic filter holder allows them to use their 100mm-wide filters with no vignetting.

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Extremely Compact and Lightweight

14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D weighs 228g and the measured dimension is 58x59mm. The tiny lens is perfect for traveling and capturing in a variety of scenes.

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Perfect 10-point Sunstars

The 5-bladed aperture creates perfect 10-point sunstar rendering. Simply stop down the aperture by 1 stop and can create the beautiful 10-point sunstars.

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Lens Design

The Leica M mount of the 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D is equipped with rangefinder coupling to have a more accurate and easy focus. As for other mounts, there is a focus tab to improve the stability and speed when focusing.

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Possible For Astrophotography

The aperture of f/4 is possible for capturing a stunning image of the amazing sky in a milky way.

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Multiple Mount options

Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D is available in Leica M, Leica L, Canon RF, Sony FE and Nikon Z mounts . 2 different colours (black and silver) are offered for Leica M mount.

(The RF mount and the silver version of M mount will be available in Late-Oct)

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Pricing & Availability

The new Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL is currently available to purchase via Venus Optics official website (http://www.venuslens.net/) and authorized resellers.

The US price for 11mm f/4.5 FF RL is $649 (Leica M mount) and $549 (Sony FE, Canon RF, Nikon Z and Leica L). Pricing varies in different countries. The first 100 orders through our webstore will get a 100mm magnetic filter holder (Retail Value: $149) for FREE.

Shipping starts from late-Sep for Leica M (Black version), L mount, Nikon Z and Sony E mount. The Leica M mount (Silver version) and Canon RF mount will be shipped from Late-Oct.

Product Shots & Sample Images

More marketing materials, product shots and sample images can be found in the following Google Drive link: https://bit.ly/2Fr7H0o

Specification

Focal Length 14mm
Min. Aperture f/4
Max. Aperture f/22
Angle of view 114°
Format Compatibility Full Frame
Lens Structure 13 elements in 9 groups
Aperture Blade 5
Min. focusing distance 10.62” (27cm)
Max. Magnification 0.07x
Filter thread Φ52mm
Dimension 58 x 59mm
Weight 8.04 oz.(228g)
Mounts Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, Canon RF(Late Oct)

Product Page

https://venuslens.net/product/14mm-f4-ff-rl-zero-d/

About US

Anhui ChangGeng Optical Technology Company Limited (Venus Optics) is a new Chinese camera lens manufacturer based in Hefei, Anhui. We currently manufacture and distribute camera lenses under the brand name of ‘Laowa’.

For more information about Anhui ChangGeng Optical Technology Company Limited and our products information, visit http://www.venuslens.net/

For review request or other enquiries, please kindly contact us at marketing@venuslens.net