Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D LM - LAOWA Camera Lenses

Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D LM

Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D LM


This ultra wide, fast & compact lens comes up with a Leica M mount now. This lens support rangefinder coupling on Leica M cameras,  built with outstanding optical designs, make it a very user-friendly companion for Leica users’ daily use.

This lens features close-to-zero distortion with a 110° angle of view that able to present decent landscape and interior photography with straight lines retained . The ultra-fast f/2 aperture enables photographers to capture impressive astro shots with ease. The 72mm filter thread brings convenience where Any ND/CPL/Night filters can be directly screw on the lens, and you can create ideal image with certain effects at extreme situation effortlessly. 

This lens is compatible with an M-E or M-Z autofocus adaptor, which able to turn this manual focus lens into auto focus for Sony E mount users with enhanced conveniences.

This compact lens weighted about 500g/1.1 lb only, stand out to become an everyday lens for most Lecia M mount photographers to capture all kinds of breath holding images.

15mm f/2 zero-D also available for other mirrorless mounts.

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The Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D is thrilled to join the Leica M mount family! The lens built with Leica-friendly mechanisms, inherits the outstanding optical design of the existing Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D lens for other mirrorless cameras. It provides a 110° ultra-wide angle with f/2 large aperture lens option for the Leica M mount users. This lens supports rangefinder coupling, and designed with outstanding CA and flaring control, this lens has the Laowa-specialised close-to-zero distortion, makes it the perfect lens for Leica photographers to capture landscape, architecture, interior, street and astrophotography. 

Get your hands on in groove with this Leica-tailored mechanisms for Leica M group!

An excellent ultra-wide 110° angle of view 


© Bastian Kratzke

Featurin a 15mm focal length, this lens provides a 110° angle of view for full frame Leica cameras, this lens allows photographers to capture eye-opening ultra wide shots. The les is super compact and lightweight, it is the ideal companion for travelers to capture city skyline and spacious landscape photography

©TG Photographie

Large aperture of f/2

With a f/2 large aperture, the lens captivated users with the ability to capture breathtaking astrophotography and stunning long exposure shots. Having a wide angle lens with such large aperture helps photographer to capture vastness night view with ease undoubtedly.

© Jean Philippe


Close-to-zero distortion

© Bastian Kratzke

The lens is comprised of 12 elements in 9 groups with 2 aspherical elements, controlling distortion to the minimum for photographers to do satisfying architecture and landscape shootings. Photographers can save up times for straight lines retaining post-editing. 

This lens is ready to be one’s low light city landscape photography best companion with its zero-D, wide angle and large aperture combo features.

© Bastian Kratzke


15cm desirable minimum focusing distance

The 15cm closest focusing distance allows photographers to get rather close to the subject and create dazzling images. Having the close-up object with f/2 large aperture can help it stands out from the background with a shallow depth-of-field and pretty bokeh effect.


©Bastian Kratzke

72mm filter thread with lens hood

This lens comes with a lens hood. The 72mm filter thread on the lens hood brings convenience and places less burden on outdoor shooting. Any ND/CPL/Night filters can be directly screw on the lens for you to shoot at extreme situation, you can create ideal image with certain effects effortlessly.

Compatible with M-E or M-Z autofocus adaptor

This lens is compatible with an M-E OR M-Z autofocus adaptor, able to turn this manual focus lens into auto focus by having the extendable bayonet and push the lens back and forth to achieve focus. Sony and Nikon users are welcome to try this lens on their camera with ease.

Leica-friendly mechanisms

Laowa dedicated to provide a Leica-tailored 15mm f/2 zero-D for the Lecia M mount users. This lens built with serval Leica-friendly mechanisms is ready for photographers to try it with their usual Leica camera practices.

Rangefinder coupling with Focus Limit Reminder

The lens support rangefinder coupling on Leica M cameras, providing an accurate and easy focus to Leica users.  The Focus Limit Reminder also facilitate the users to us the rangefinder with better experience, as they can feel the “click” at “0.7” to avoid eye-cross.

6-bit coding

Laowa 15mm f/2 zero-D built with the “6-bit coding” option for one to do the code marking on your own. Users can determine their own 6-bit code according to Leica lens code chart, the lens can then be recognized by the M cameras and by the users in the EXIF. 


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More sample photos

© Bastian Kratzke

©Gong Xiao Jian

©TG Photographie

©Raffaele Cabras

©Raffaele Cabras

Product Description

Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D
Focal Length 15mm
Angle of View 110°
Aperture Range  f/2-22
Format Compatibility Full frame
Lens Structure 12 elements in 9 groups

(2pcs of Aspherical Elements + 3pcs of Extra-low Dispersion Elements)

Aperture Blades 5
Min. Focusing Distance 14.5cm/ 5.7”
Max. Magnification 1:4
Filter Thread Ø72mm
Dimensions About Ø63 x 71mm (2 ³¹/₆₄ x 2 ⁵¹/₆₄ inches)
Weight About 418g
Mounts Leica M
Price USD 649


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