Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Mirrorless Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Mirrorless Lens

Venus Optics announced their new Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 mirrorless lens. This is one of the 8 new Laowa lenses introduced at Photokina 2018 event. The price of the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is $849. Check pre-orders at Adorama and B&H

Designed primarily for travel photography, this is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The full frame lens will also be available in Canon R / Nikon Z mounts in a few months period. 

Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens Specifications

Focal Length10-18mm
Max. Aperturef/4.5 (10mm) – f/5.6 (18mm)
Min. Aperturef/22
Angle of View102° (18mm) – 130°e (10mm)
Format CompatibilityFull Frame
Lens Structure14 elements in 10 groups
Aperture Blades5
Min. Focusing Distance15cm
Max. Magnification0.25x
Filter solutions– Rear filter thread (37mm)– 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder System (3pcs

100mm-wide filters)

DimensionsΦ70×90.9mm
Weight496g
MountsSony FE,Canon R (Coming soon), Nikon Z (Coming soon)
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      Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom lens focal length comparison
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      via <a href="https://www.venuslens.net/">Venus Optics</a>
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