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Venus Optics officially announces Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens

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Venus Optics officially announces Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom lens. Designed primarily for travel photography, this is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras.

The 102° (18mm) to 130° (10mm) angle of view provides flexibility for photographers to compose landscape or architecture photos with ease. The lens houses with 14 elements in 10 groups with 2 aspherical elements & 1 extra-low dispersion element to deliver exceptional performance. It can focus as close as 15cm for some mini-macro shooting. A rear filter slot is included to fit with 37mm filter. Click/clickless aperture can be toggled by the switch on the lens barrel. A 5-blade aperture design renders a pleasing and clean sunstar.

This is one of the 8 new Laowa lenses introduced at Photokina 2018 event. The price of the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is $849. Check pre-orders at Adorama and B&HThe full frame lens will also be available in Canon R / Nikon Z mounts in a few months period. 

Venus Optics officially announces Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens Venus Optics officially announces Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens

Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens Specifications

Focal Length 10-18mm
Max. Aperture f/4.5 (10mm) – f/5.6 (18mm)
Min. Aperture f/22
Angle of View 102° (18mm) – 130°e (10mm)
Format Compatibility Full Frame
Lens Structure 14 elements in 10 groups
Aperture Blades 5
Min. Focusing Distance 15cm
Max. Magnification 0.25x
Filter solutions – Rear filter thread (37mm)

– 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder System (3pcs

100mm-wide filters)

Dimensions Φ70×90.9mm
Weight 496g
Mounts Sony FE,

Canon R (Coming soon), Nikon Z (Coming soon)

Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom lens focal length comparison

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