Laowa 0.7x Focal Reducer for the 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe lens from Venus Optics is now officially announced. It is used to reduce the crop factor when using the lens on APS-C, Super35, or MFT cameras.
Venus Optics, the camera lens manufacturer specializing in making unique lenses for photographers and cinematographers, is thrilled to announce the new 0.7x Focal Reducer for 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe. It reduces the crop factor when using probe lenses on APS-C/ Super35 and Micro Four Thirds cameras, which helps retain the perspective of the probe lens. The maximum aperture is boosted to f/10 as well.
Various mounts are available:
|● Canon EF – Canon RF||● Arri PL – Canon RF|
|● Canon EF – Sony E||● Arri PL – Sony E|
|● Canon EF – Fuji X||● Arri PL – Fuji X|
|● Canon EF – M43||● Arri PL – M43|
|● Canon EF – L mount||● Canon EF – L mount|
Keeping the perspective on S35 and M43
Optimized for Laowa 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe, the 0.7x Focal Reducer effectively reduces the crop factor from 1.5x to 1.05x on Super35 and from 2x to 1.4x on Micro Four Thirds, which reserves the original perspective of the probe lens. It also boosts the aperture by 1 stop, making it a brighter lens with an f/10 maximum.
Various mounts available
The reducer allows users to mount Arri PL/Canon EF probe lenses onto different cameras, including Canon EOS C70, RED Komodo, Sony APS-C series, Fujifilm X series, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k, Lumix GH5, Leica CL, etc.
The focal reducer is fully constructed with metal. Not only provide stability for adapting lenses, but it also improves durability. It would be a reliable shooting gear for professional use.
Optimized quality for affordable price
Laowa 0.7x Focal Reducer for Probe Lens is currently available to purchase on Venus Optics official websites (http://www.venuslens.net/ / https://laowacine.com/) and via authorized dealers.
Priced at USD250, Laowa offers probe lens enthusiasts a rather friendly price while giving promising results.
|Laowa 0.7x Focal Reducer for Probe Lens|
|Format||FF to S35/ APS-C/ MFT|
|Lens Structure||3 elements in 1 group|
Venus Optics also posted a new teaser for their upcoming Laowa anamorphic lenses:
Sample videos taken with the new Venus Optics Laowa 0.7x Focal Reducer: