Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift

bythom laowa 20mmshift

Advertised as a shift-capable wide angle with near zero linear distortion.

  • Coverage: full frame (FX)
  • Field of view: 94.4° 
  • Optic design:
    • 16 elements in 11 groups
    • 3 ED, 2 aspherical elements
    • +/- 11mm of shift possible, 360° rotation of shift (clickstops every 15°)
  • Aperture:
    • f/4.5 to f/22
    • 14-blade diaphragm 
  • Filter/Accessories:
    • 82mm front filter ring
    • included lens hood, rotatable
    • optional lens support for panorama stitching (US$250)
  • Focus:
    • manual focus
    • 10” (0.25m) minimum focus
    • 1:5.9 maximum magnification ratio
    • DOF markings at f/4, f/8 to f/22
  • Size and weight:
    • 3.7” (95mm) long
    • 3.6” (91mm) diameter
    • 26.4 ounces (747g) weight
  • Price: US$1299
  • Announced: March 28, 2022
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