Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF - LAOWA Camera Lenses

Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF

Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF


Introducing our 8-16mm wide-angle zoom lens, a versatile addition to your camera gear. Covering an APS-C sensor size and a focal length range from 8mm to 16mm and weighing just 1.02 lb (463 g), this lens eliminates the need for multiple lenses, offering convenience to photographers and ensuring effortless portability thanks to its compact and lightweight design.

The 8-16mm lens offers an ultra-wide perspective of 82.8°-120.9°, making it perfect for various photography genres such as landscape photography, architectural marvels, and wide-angle portraits. Content creators can also utilize the lens to create a unique perspective for their vlogs. Priced at only 549 USD, this lens is also an excellent choice for beginners who want to explore the world of ultra-wide photography at an affordable price level.

Available mounts: Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon RF, Canon EF-M

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Wide Angle of View

With angle of view spanning from 82.8 degrees to 120.9 degrees, this lens opens up new horizons for capturing expansive scenes and diverse perspectives. It’s the ultimate tool for landscape photography, architectural shots, creative wide-angle portraits and any narrative that calls for a broader view.  

Lightweight and Compact

What truly sets this lens apart is its lightweight and compact design, weighing in at just 463 grams. Its small size makes it a perfect companion for travel and on-the-go photography, ensuring you never miss a moment.

Designed for Mirrorless Cameras

Designed specifically for mirrorless cameras, this lens seamlessly integrates with your setup, providing optimal image quality while maintaining the portability that mirrorless camera users appreciate.  

Filter Compatibility

Its 86mm filter thread adds to its flexibility, allowing you to experiment for various photographic needs. Whether you want to use ND filters for long exposure shots, polarizers for enhanced skies, or creative look filters to infuse your images with unique artistic flair, this lens gives you the flexibility to experiment and enhance your photos. 

Sunstar Effect

In addition to its impressive features, the 8-16mm lens offers a unique sunstar effect with its 5-blade aperture, adding a captivating visual element to your photos. 

Close Focusing Capability

It also boasts a close focusing capability of 20cm, enabling you to capture intricate details even from a short distance. 

Aperture Ring De-clicking

For videographers, the lens features an aperture ring de-clicking option, ensuring smooth and seamless aperture adjustments during video shooting. 

Sample Images

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Product Description

Laowa 8-16mm f3.5-5 Zoom CF
Focal Length 8-16mm
Angle of View 82.8°-120.9°
Aperture Range  F3.5(5)-16
Format Compatibility APS-C
Lens Structure 16 elements in 12 groups (2pcs of Aspherical Elements+ 2 pcs of Extra-low Dispersion Elements)
Aperture Blades 5
Min. Focusing Distance 20cm/7.87’’
Max. Magnification 0.125X
Filter Thread Ø86mm
Dimensions About Ø88.4 x 88.53 mm(3.48 x 3.48’’)
Weight About 463g (1.02 lb)
Mounts Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon RF, Canon EF-M


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