Venus Optics has announced their latest lens for Sony full-frame E-mount and this time it’s the ultra-wide Laowa 12mm t/2.9 Zero-D Cine lens.
According to Venus Optics the lens delivers close-to-zero distortion and will focus from just 18cm.
The lens has been designed with standard 0.8 mod gears on both aperture and focusing rings.
The 270° smooth focus throw is designed for accurate focus pulling. The entire enclosure of the lens is made up of aluminum alloy.
Focal Length: 12mm
Stop Range: t/2.9 – 22
Angle of View: 122°
Format Compatibility: Full frame, VistaVision
Lens Structure: 16 elements in 10 groups
Aperture Blades: 7
Min. shooting Distance: 18 cm
Front Diameter: 102mm, works with 114mm adaptor ring & Matte box
Filter Thread: No filter (Matte box is required)
Mounts: PL / EF / E
Promo Videos & Early Reviews
The lens is already available to pre-order for $1,499.00 and will start shipping in late January.
Further details and pre-orders are available on the Venus Lens website.