A world’s first: The Laowa 10mm f/2.8 full-frame autofocus rectilinear lens

Feb 20, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

The Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D ($699) is a game changer. It’s Laowa’s first AF lens and the world’s widest f/2.8 full-frame rectilinear lens. In other…

Laowa Nanomorph ZOOM Announced – Affordable Anamorphic Zoom on Indiegogo Soon

Feb 13, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Anamorphic lenses are becoming increasingly affordable in recent years. Companies like Laowa and SIRUI revolutionized the market with anamorphic prime lenses that cost a fraction…

Laowa’s first autofocus lens is the 10mm f/2.8 for Nikon, Canon, Sony and L mount

Jan 4, 2024
John Aldred

Laowa appears to have broken new ground with the announcement of the company’s first autofocus lens. Not surprisingly, being Laowa, it’s an odd one. It’s…

Laowa Ranger Lite are low-fat versions of their compact full-frame Ranger lenses

Nov 16, 2023
John Aldred

Laowa has announced two new full-frame lenses. At least, they’re sort of new. They’re the Laowa Ranger Lite, available in 28-75mm T2.9 (buy here) and…

New Laowa 8-16mm f3.5-5 Zoom CF is an ultra-wide lens for “modern needs”

Oct 10, 2023
John Aldred

Laowa has announced its newest lens, a compact ultra-wide for APS-C. It’s the Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF (buy here), and it’s available for Sony…

New Laowa 20mm T2.2 1.5X Nanomorph lens is the fastest, widest, and smallest in the series

Oct 6, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

After a wildly successful Indiegogo campaign for 65mm T2.4 and an 80mm T2.4 anamorphic lenses, Venus Optics has added a stretch goal and is announcing another lens in this series. Laowa 20mm T2.2 1.5X Nanomorph lens is coming, and just like the other two, it’s lightweight and tiny, perfect for packing light and all kinds of run & gun shooting situations.

The Laowa Aurogon is a full-frame 10-50x super micro APO lens kit

Sep 27, 2023
John Aldred

Macro photography is such an intense rabbit hole to fall into. There are all kinds of weird and wonderful lenses to try, especially these days,…

Laowa 24mm T8 2x Macro Pro2be lens has three different viewing modes

Aug 15, 2023
John Aldred

Laowa has officially announced its newest probe lens, the Laowa 24mm T8 2x Macro Pro2be (buy here). Teased at the beginning of the month, and…

Laowa officially announces Nanomorph 1.5x Anamorphic 65mm and 80mm compact cine lenses

Aug 4, 2023
John Aldred

Laowa has now officially announced the 65mm T2.4 and 80mm T2.4 Nanomorph Super 35mm compact cinema lenses. We got to see these lenses first-hand in…

Laowa teases Pro2be – the 2nd generation Probe lens

Aug 1, 2023
John Aldred

It looks like 7Artisans isn’t the only one teasing something new today. Laowa is also teasing a new Laowa Pro2be. From the thumbnail above, we…