Laowa 7.5mm f2 MFT Lens - Micro Four Thirds MFT - Black

LaowaSKU: 6940486700282

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Laowa 7.5mm f2 MFT Lens - Micro Four Thirds MFT - Black

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The Laowa 7.5mm f2 MFT from Venus Optics is a game-changer for astrophotography and other wide-angle subjects. This super-wide rectilinear lens for Micro Four Thirds is compact and versatile, making it a must-have for any photographer's kit.

The lens boasts a remarkable optical design that includes two aspherical elements and three extra-low dispersion elements. This design helps to control distortion and aberrations, resulting in improved clarity and sharpness. The rectilinear design also renders scenes with straight vertical lines and minimal distortion, providing a more realistic portrayal of the subject.

The lens features a bright f2 maximum aperture, which is perfect for working in dark and difficult lighting conditions. Additionally, the Frog Eye Coating applied to the front element helps to guard against water and dust, ensuring that your lens stays in top condition.

The lens's manual focus design allows you to work with subjects as close as 4.7 away, giving you the flexibility to capture stunning close-up shots. The lens also accepts 46mm screw-in filters and a petal-shaped lens hood is included.

Overall, the Laowa 7.5mm f2 MFT is an ultra-wide-angle prime that is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. With its exceptional optical design, bright aperture, and versatile manual focus, this lens is a must-have for any photographer looking to capture stunning wide-angle shots.

Focal Length

7.5mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 15mm)

Maximum Aperture f/2
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Mount

Micro Four Thirds

Lens Format Coverage

Micro Four Thirds

Angle of View 110°
Minimum Focus Distance 4.72" / 12 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.11x
Optical Design

13 Elements in 9 Groups

Diaphragm Blades 7
Focus Type Manual Focus
Image Stabilization No
Filter Size 46 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)

1.97 x 2.17" / 50 x 55 mm

Weight 6 oz / 170 g

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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