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Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine - Canon EF (Meters)

Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine - Canon EF (Meters)

The new 12mm lens is currently the widest t/2.9 lens that can cover the sensor up to both full-frame & vista vision size (wider than full-frame), making it one of the ideal wide-angle options for both professional cinema cameras and mirrorless cameras.

Suitable for both Large format & Super35 cameras

The image circle allows cinematographers to use not only on full-frame sensors (Size = 43.14mm), but also able to fill the Vista Vision sensors on RED Monstro and the sensor on Arri Alexa LF (Size @ open-gate = 44.7mm) fully. The lens is also ideal for Super35-sized camera owners with the ultra-wide 17mm equivalent field of view and its future-proof decision when cinematographers need to upgrade to large format cameras.

Super compact & lightweight

This 12mm lens is extremely compact and lightweight despite the extreme specifications. It measures 3.4” (87mm) long and weighs less than 1.5 lb (675g). It can be easily fitted onto any sort of stabilizations system including handheld gimbals.

Close-to-zero distortion

The optical distortion of the ultra-wide-angle lenses will never be a nightmare for DoP. The distortion rate of good wide-angle lenses in the market ranges from 2-4%. Venus Optics, however, is able to compress the distortion to a close-to-zero level. In fact, the ‘Zero-D’ claim had been validated by many existing Laowa lenses owners from all around the world.

Extremely close focusing distance

The lens is able to focus at an extremely close focusing distance. It can focus anywhere from 7” away from the sensor (4” from the front element) all the way to infinity. No diopter will be needed in this case. Wide-angle lenses usually create a ‘flat’ image with very deep DOF but with this close focusing ability and a fast t-stop, Laowa 12mm is able to create some unique wide & shallow DOF look with pleasing bokeh.

Robust and Professional Cinema Housing

Designed with standard 0.8 mod gears on both aperture and focusing rings for easy installation of the follow-focus system. An extended 270° smooth focus throw is designed for accurate focus pulling. The entire enclosure of the lens is made up of aluminum alloy.

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Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine - Canon EF (Meters)

The new 12mm lens is currently the widest t/2.9 lens that can cover the sensor up to both full-frame & vista vision size (wider than full-frame), making it one of the ideal wide-angle options for both professional cinema cameras and mirrorless cameras.

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