New optics to join the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Fuji X, for near-zero distortion. Built entirely in aluminum, it's very moderate weight and reduced size go hand in hand with the format of a hybrid case for both photo and video use (easy balancing on a stabilization system). Its construction incorporates 2 aspherical lenses as well as 3 ED glass lenses to limit the appearance of chromatic aberrations and retain maximum detail. The front lens has a hydrophobic treatment to ward off water splashes when shooting. A thread also allows the use of 49mm diameter filters to protect the lens, to add a polarizer or a neutral gray appreciated in landscape photography.
Venus 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D.Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is the third member of the Laowa Zero-D line-up and they all feature an excellent control of the optical distortion which is commonly appeared in ultrawide angle lenses. This new lens is an ultra-wide & ultra-fast prime lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of around 13mm. Despite the extreme specifications, Venus Optics has successfully minimized the weight of the lens to less than 0.5 pounds (215g) and 2-inch (53mm) long. This compact and light lens comprises of 15 elements in 10 groups with 2 pcs of aspherical elements and 3 pcs of Extra-low dispersion elements. This optical design successfully minimizes the distortion and chromatic aberrations to its lowest but at the same time, delivers a superb optical performance from corner to corner.
Compact, Wide Angle Excellence.The extreme 113½ angle of view and ultra-fast f/2.8 aperture allows photographers to create impressive astrophotography shots with ease. It also gives photographers a fast and wide-angle option for landscape photography and low-light shooting. For videographers, the compact size of this lens is friendly to the use of gimbals or even handheld shooting without much of shaking. The lens is designed with a 49mm filter thread which gives additional portability for screw-in filters.
Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Fuji X Key Features
- X-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
Brand Laowa Manufacture SKU VE928FX UPC 6940486700442 Focal Length 9mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 13.5mm) Maximum Aperture f/2.8 Minimum Aperture f/22 Lens Mount FUJIFILM X Lens Format Coverage APS-C Angle of View 113° Minimum Focus Distance 4.72" / 12 cm Maximum Magnification 0.13x Optical Design 15 Elements in 10 Groups Diaphragm Blades 7 Focus Type Manual Focus Image Stabilization No Filter Size 49 mm (Front) Dimensions (ø x L) 2.09 x 2.36" / 53 x 60 mm Weight 7.6 oz / 215 g
Package Weight 0.695 lb Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.95 x 3.8 x 3.65"