World’s Widest rectilinear f/2 lens for Micro Four Third cameras.
This lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens currently in the market for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. It gives a field of view equivalent to 15mm lenses in 35mm sensors. This allows MFT users to enjoy an impressive 110° ultra wide angle of view for a wide range of shooting needs despite the 2x crop factor. The wide angle of view and ultra-fast aperture are extremely valuable for astro-photography. This lens is super compact and lightweight for casual on-the-go use. A ultra-light version is also available for aerial photography usage.
Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is compatible with Panasonic, Olympus & Blackmagic cameras with Micro Four Thirds mount. Lightweight version is specially designed for drones & gimbal usage with a lighter weight. Please note that the lens has no electronics connections with the drones/gimbals and hence, no electronics control on aperture/focus.
The Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is the widest f/2 rectilinear lens ever designed for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Despite of the extreme specifications, Venus Optics has successfully minimized the weight of the lens to less than 200g and 55mm long. The optical performance and distortion are controlled to its finest.
This lens benefits working in dark and difficult lighting conditions. The extreme 110° angle of view and ultra-fast f/2 aperture allow photographers to create impressive astro-photography shots with ease. It also gives photographers a fast and wide-angle option for low-light shooting as well as architecture and landscape photography.
Due to the compact design and light weight, Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is excellent for Vlog and lifestyle videography, like wedding, travel, music video etc. This small lens is a perfect match with your gimbal or stabilizer that you can shoot videos with ease and efficiency, instead of holding a heavier stuff for long shooting time. More video samples can be found on the “Testimonials” page.
Beyond its small form factor, this lens also features a notable optical design that incorporates two aspherical elements and three extra-low dispersion elements to control distortion and aberrations for improved clarity and sharpness. The lens comes with a 46mm filter thread which can give additional portability for landscape photography with screw-in filters.
The feather-light weight opens up a new opportunity for photographers to shoot wider footage with gimbals and drones. Thanks for the compact size, the lens also pairs up with the compact Micro Four Thirds cameras very well and is believed to be an ideal every-day lens.
Both the Standard & Lightweight versions of Laowa 7.5mm f/2 are now available. They shared the same optical design but different weights. Both of them are still metallic built, we carefully designed and replaced some of the materials to lower the weight from slightly less than 200g (Standard) to 150g (Lightweight). The Light-weight version is specially designed to work with drones.
Full size sample image can be found here in Flickr.