Venus Optical Laowa E-Mount Lens Guide

Venus Optical Laowa E-Mount Lens Guide
Venus Optical Laowa E-Mount Lens Guide

In this guide I will show you all the currently available Venus Optical Laowa E-Mount Lenses. These lenses are all manual focus and are proving to be super high quality across the board. The lens line is also growing, so be sure to check back for new lenses in the near future.

Full Frame Lenses

Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5.6 to f/22
  • 14 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical and Two UHR Elements
  • Rectilinear Design, 135° AOV
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 5-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread = None
  • Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 4.72″ / 12 cm
  • Weight = 12.35 oz / 350 g
  • Retail Price = $799 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Lens

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

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/22
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Frog Eye Dust & Water-Repellent Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Manual Aperture Ring Can Be De-Clicked
  • 5-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread = 37mm (Rear)
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 5.91″ / 15 cm
  • Weight = 1.1 lb / 496 g
  • Retail Price = $849 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/22
  • 14 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical and Two UHR Elements
  • Rectilinear Design, 126° AOV
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 5-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread = 62mm
  • Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 7.5″ / 19 cm
  • Weight = 19 oz / 254 g
  • Retail Price = $699 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Rectilinear Design, Low Distortion
  • Frog Eye Dust & Water-Repellent Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Floating Optical Design
  • Built-In Petal-Shape Lens Hood
  • Filter Thread = none
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 7.09″ / 18 cm
  • Weight = 1.3 lb / 609 g
  • Retail Price = $949 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Rectilinear Design, Low Distortion
  • Frog Eye Dust & Water-Repellent Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Manual Aperture Ring Can Be De-Clicked
  • 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread = 72mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 5.91″ / 15 cm
  • Weight = 1.1 lb / 500 g
  • Retail Price = $849 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/32
  • 1:1 Magnification Ratio; Internal Focus
  • One ED & Three High-Refractive Elements
  • Multi-Layer Low-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus and Aperture
  • Maximum Shift: +/- 6mm (APS-C)
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 4.7″
  • Front Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Near Circular 14-Blade Diaphragm
  • Weight = 0.9 lb / 410 g
  • Retail Price = $499 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/32
  • 17 Elements in 11 Groups
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Multi-Layer Low-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus and Aperture
  • 65mm-Diameter Image Circle
  • +/- 11mm of Shift, 360° Rotation
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 7.9″ / 20 cm
  • Front Filter Thread: None
  • Tripod Collar – Removable
  • 5-Blade Diaphragm
  • Weight = 1.3 lb / 597 g
  • Retail Price = $1200 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/14 to f/40
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • One Extra Refractive Index Element
  • Magnification: 2:1 to Infinity
  • Min. Focus: 1.5′; Working Distance: 0.8″
  • Long Lens Barrel, Small Front Diameter
  • Built-In LED Ring Light, Micro-USB Power
  • Waterproof Front Lens Barrel
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Weight = 1 lb / 474 g
  • Retail Price = $1499 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • 2.5:1 to 5:1 Magnification
  • 6.8″ Min. Focus, 1.6″ Working Distance
  • Manual Focus Operation
  • Slim Lens Barrel Design
  • 8-Blade Diaphragm
  • Weight = 14.1 oz / 400 g
  • Retail Price = $399 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 33mm f/0.95 Argus Lens

Key Features:

  • Sony E-Mount/ APS-C Format
  • 49.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/0.95 to f/11
  • 14 elements in 9 groups
  • 1 x ED Element, 1 x Aspherical Element
  • 3 x Ultra-High Refraction Elements
  • Long Focus Throw with an Internal Focus Design
  • Minimal Focus Breathing
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 13.8″ or 35cm
  • Stepless Aperture Ring (No Lock)
  • Filter Size = 62mm
  • Aperture Blades = 9
  • Weight = 20.8 oz / 590 g
  • Retail Price = $499 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 45mm f/0.95 Argus Lens


Venus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • 9 Elements in 7 Groups
  • 2.36″ / 6 cm
  • 2:1 Magnification
  • Manual Focus Operation
  • 14-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter thread = 62mm
  • Weight = 1.11 lb / 503 g
  • Retail Price = $349 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • APS-C = 150mm effective
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Low Dispersion Elements
  • Maximum Magnification: 2:1
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 9.72″ / 24.7 cm
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 13-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread = 67mm
  • Weight = 1.4 lb / 638 g
  • Retail Price = $450 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f/2 Smooth Trans Focus Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f/2 Smooth Trans Focus Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 105mm f/2 Smooth Trans Focus Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2 (T3.2) to f/22
  • One Apodization Element for Smooth Bokeh
  • Three Low Dispersion Elements
  • One Extra Refractive Index Element
  • Manual Focus and Manual Aperture Ring
  • Dual Diaphragms: 8 and 14-Blades
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 2.95′ / 90 cm
  • Filter Thread = 67mm
  • Weight = 1.6 lb / 745 g
  • Retail Price = $699 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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APS-C Lenses

Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens
Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Lens

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 13.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Rectilinear Design, Low Distortion
  • Frog Eye Dust & Water-Repellent Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Built-In Petal-Shape Lens Hood
  • Filter Thread = 49mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance = 4.72″ / 12 cm
  • Weight = 7.6 oz / 215 g
  • Retail Price = $499 @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens

Key Features: 

  • Sony E-Mount/ APS-C Format
  • 49.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/0.95 to f/11
  • 14 elements in 9 groups
  • 1 x ED Element, 1 x Aspherical Element
  • 3 x Ultra-High Refraction Elements
  • Long Focus Throw with an Internal Focus Design
  • Minimal Focus Breathing
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 13.8″ or 35cm
  • Stepless Aperture Ring (No Lock)
  • Filter Size = 62mm
  • Aperture Blades = 9
  • Weight = 20.8 oz / 590 g
  • Price = $500 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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Venus Optics Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens

Venus Optics Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens

Key Features: 

  • Sony E-Mount/ APS-C Format
  • 97.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • 14 Elements in 10 Groups
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 6.69″ / 17 cm
  • 2:1 Magnification
  • Filter Size = 52mm
  • Aperture Blades = 9
  • Weight = 11.82 oz / 335 g
  • Retail Price = $400 US @ BHPhoto | Amazon
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