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Product Highlights
  • f/2.8 - f/22 Aperture Range
  • 16/10 (Elements/Groups)
  • Full-Frame Format
  • FE Mount
Lens Mount:
Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony FE
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Overview

World's Widest f/2.8 Lens with close-to-zero distortion.

Featuring the widest angle of view (122°) ever built with a f/2.8 lens, this is an ideal lens for a variety of photography types. From landscape, architecture, interior, travel to astro photography. The lens is also the lightest and the most compact of its class and is good for everyday shooting. It also features close-to-zero optical distortion, allowing photographers to take landscape/architecture shots with straight lines retained. A water and dust repelling 'Frog Eye Coating' is added at the front element of the lens. Users can use CPL / ND filters by adding a optional Laowa 100mm filter holder system.

Key Features:

  • World's fastest 12mm
  • Close to zero distortion
  • 122° ultra-wide angle of view
  • Superior optical quality
  • Light, tiny, easy to carry
  • Full-frame compatible

Ultra Wide Angle lenses on the market tend to suffer an optical distortion rate from 2-5% which causes straight lines to bend. This LAOWA lens features a *close-to-zero distortion rate that is barely noticeable.

The LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 Lens covers an ultra-wide 122° angle of view for you to create an outstanding landscape or architecture shot that no other can compare. Shooting interior shots will also become much easier, and this is also the world’s widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens.

Optical performance is what Laowa will never compromise.

The optical design features 16 lens elements in 10 groups with 3pcs Extra-Low Dispersion Elements and 2pcs of Aspherical Elements. This patented optical design delivers high resolution from corner to corner, even when wide open (f/2.8). Chromatic Aberration has also been controlled to be minimal.

Weighing merely 609g, this LAOWA Lens is an every-day lens. It is really small compared to other UWA lenses in the market. You finally do not need to bring a hefty piece of glass for work and travel.

The LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D is currently the brightest (or fastest) 12mm lens in the market. Astro photographers will truly appreciate Laowa's effort to bring the lens to f/2.8. The ultra fast aperture can effectively shorten the exposure time required and help to achieve more details of the night sky. This is proven to be the perfect tool for nice milky way shots. The fast aperture is also very convenient for low-light & indoor shooting.

LAOWA's 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D adopts a floating optical design to ensure an exceptional sharpness not only at infinity focus, but also in close focusing distance. Along with 18cm minimal focusing distance and 0.2x Maximum magnification, this lens is also a fun tool for mini wide angle macro photography.

Laowa Water & Dust Repelling ‘Frog Eye’ Coating (FEC)

Every LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D will be coated with the new Laowa ‘Frog Eye’ Coating, giving your lens an extra shielded layer.

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Product Specifications

12mm f/2.8 Zero-D

Focal Length 12 mm 
Max. Aperture f/2.8 
Angle of View 121.96° 
Format Compatibility Full Frame 
Lens Structure 16 elements in 10 groups 
Aperture Blades
Min. Focusing Distance 18 cm 
Max. Magnification 1:5 
Dimensions 75 x 83 mm 
Weight 609 g 
Mounts Canon / Nikon / Sony A / Pentax K / Sony E 

Questions & Answers

Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D Sony FE Mount Manual Focus Lens

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