Laowa is making 6 of their lenses available in L mount. You will now be able to buy native L mount Laowa lenses and use them on your Panasonic S1/S1H, Sigma fp, or Leica SL/CL cameras.
Here are the lenses that are now available in L mount:
- Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6
- Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D
- Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D
- Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide Angle Macro
- Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro
- Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO
Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6
The Laowa 10-18mm is currently the widest rectilinear zoom lens available in the market for full-frame cameras. With the small form factor, the lens is extremely handy for landscape and travel photographers. A rear filter slot is designed for using ND filters.
Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D
The Laowa 12mm is the flagship model of Venus Optics and is currently the widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens in the market for full-frame cameras. The lens features a close-to-zero distortion as well as a ultra-fast aperture. It is extremely popular among astro and landscape photographers.
Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D
Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D lens is another flagship model of Venus Optics and it features an extremely fast f/2 aperture. Unlike other wide-angle lenses with bulgy front element, the 72mm filter thread is an extremely convenient feature for landscape and astrophotographers. The lens is good for both photographers and videographers. Similar to the 12mm f/2.8, this 15mm can also cover the full-frame sensor as well as having a close-to-zero distortion.
Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro
The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro is a 2:1 macro lens that Venus Optics has designed especially for mirrorless APS-C cameras. The extended macro range is extremely welcomed by macro photographers who were having difficulty in shooting small subjects. The compact and lightweight lens body matches the balance of the camera really well.
Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO
The award-winning 100mm macro lens is one of the flagship macro lens offered by Venus Optics. Apart from the 2:1 magnification, the lens also features an extremely good control of chromatic aberrations control. The lens is able to focus from 2:1 magnification till infinity focus and cover a full-frame sensor.
Pricing & Availability
The new L-mount lenses are currently available to order at the Venus Optics official webstore (https://www.venuslens.net/shop/) and their authorized resellers. Pricing is the same as the other available mounts and they vary in different countries. Shipping will start from August onwards.