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Published 26/10/18

UK Optics are pleased to announce the new Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 Full Frame Zoom lens for Sony FE Cameras.

Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom This is the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame FE-mount cameras available right now.

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Designed primarily for travel and reportage photography, Laowa have produced the smallest lens in its class at just 910mm in length and 70mm in diameter and weighing a meagre 496 grams makes this lens very convenient to carry just about anywhere. With no electronic connections. It can also be used on Sony's smaller APS-C sized sensors cameras, still giving a wide focal length of 15-27mm equivalent. As well as being a very capable performer, the lens has a straight 5 bladed aperture, carefully chosen to offer a pleasant 10-points sunstars rendering, making it an excellent tool for nightscape photography. Short focusing distance as close as 15cm (which is about the closest in its class) for some mini-macro shooting possibilities

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The all metal barrel of the lens houses 14 elements in 10 groups with one extra-low dispersion element and two aspherical elements to deliver exceptional optical quality and performance. The angle of view is 102-130 degrees with internal manual focus which means the front element does not rotate. A rear filter slot is included to fit 37mm filters or an optional filter holder is available for 100mm wide filters (such as Gradient /ND Grads, or other 100mm filters). For Cinematic uses the aperture ring can be switched to de-clicked silent control of the aperture’s, the minimum aperture is F:22. With a high quality chromium FE mount to ensure a solid coupling between the camera body and the lens.

Whats In The Box Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Zoom Lens, Front and rear lens caps. MSRP will be £899 and stock is due at the end of November 2018. For more information please check out at the website below.

Contact https://www.laowalens.co.uk/

1st Published 26 October 2018 09:23 - Posted by Ben Jones
last update 13/11/2018 13:09:39



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