Full Frame Lens Announcement: Venus Optics Shows Off Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6
Meet the world’s widest full frame lens offering and see how this 10-18mm zoom looks!
First announced earlier this year, Venus Optics has unveiled their Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom. Designed specifically for full frame and mirrorless camera users, this ultra wide angle lens is the darling of their latest line - with the first information about it’s pricing and availability finally being released.
Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6mm lens comes in measuring at just about 3.5 in. or 9cm long and 70mm in diameter, while being surprisingly light at 17.5 oz. Designed with landscape and architecture photo and video needs in mind, the ultra-wide lens showcases its crisp and sharp image and does well in sun and with bright light sources. With an angle of view pushing 130-degrees, it’s great for shooting wide and in close spaces.
Price, Availability and Technical Details
The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6mm zoom is expect to begin shipping in late November with Sony FE mounts, with Canon R and Nikon mount versions set to drop soon after. Prices may vary between countries, so keep a look out for exact price and shipping details here. The listed price for pre-orders is $849.
Full tech details below:
- Format Compatibility: Full Frame
- Focal Length: 10-18mm
- Weight: 17.5 oz
- Max. Aperture: f/4.5 (10mm) – f/5.6 (18mm)
- Min. Aperture: f/22
- Angle of View: 102-degrees (18mm) – 130-degrees (10mm)
- Max. Magnification: 0.25x
- Min. Focusing Distance: 15cm
- Lens Structure: 14 elements in 10 groups Aperture Blades 5
- Price: $849
Stay posted here on NFS for more information as the rest of the Venus Optics Laowa line drops soon.