World’s first ultra-Wide-Angle 1:1 Macro lens announced


Venus-OpticsAs we know the Chinese camera lenses manufacturer Venus Optics had launched the world’s first 2:1 Macro Lens in September, 2014.

Now we have the latest information that it put one more feather in its throne by announcing the world’s widest Macro lens Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide-Angled 1:1 Macro Lens for full frame cameras.

The latest Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens is the first in the world with an ultra wide angle of view and 1:1 Macro ability.

Now the photographers of all over the world can feel the experience of shooting in the undeveloped field of ‘Wide Angle Macro Photography’ in the absence of an extension tube which will be advantage over the present macro lenses available in the market, through such lenses the users can only take the very close-up shots of an object without showing the background details.

Due to the presence of the latest feature, the Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro lens provide the Photographers to focus very close to the subject and at the same time showed the detailed background of the subject and hence make the picture more informative and attractive.

It offers an ultra-wide angle lenses with infinity focus for cameras with full frame sensors. Due to the addition of a shift mechanism at the rear end of the lens with a maximum adjustment of +/- 6mm, helps the photographers in shooting for landscape/architecture photography.

The lens comes with 12 elements in 9 groups with 3 pieces of High Refractive elements and 1 piece of Extra-low dispersion elements to deliver crystal sharpness both in the center and the edge. It’s 14 pieces of aperture blades form a close-to-circular aperture, and also has capacity of creating creamy shallow depth of view. The enclosure of the lens is made of metal to strengthen its durability.

The Laowa 15mm f/4 wide-angle macro lens is available at authorized resellers and at the English official website at the cost of USD 479. The pre-orders of the lens are already started and the shipping will start from last of July, 2015.


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