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Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Micro Four Thirds

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Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Micro Four Thirds
Key Features
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 8mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
  • 210° Angle of View
Presenting an immensely wide field of view within a truly compact package, the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye provides a huge 210° angle of view for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. As a circular fisheye, this lens is characterized by its noticeable distortion and bulb-like visual appearance. The greater-than-180° angle of view also enables making full 360° stitched panoramas with just two shots. The lens also sports a bright f/2.8 design for working in available lighting conditions and its manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 3.1" away for true close-up shooting. Additionally, the fisheye design retains almost full depth of field when stopped down to f/5.6 for consistent and even sharpness.
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Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Overview

Presenting an immensely wide field of view within a truly compact package, the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye provides a huge 210° angle of view for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. As a circular fisheye, this lens is characterized by its noticeable distortion and bulb-like visual appearance. The greater-than-180° angle of view also enables making full 360° stitched panoramas with just two shots. The lens also sports a bright f/2.8 design for working in available lighting conditions and its manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 3.1" away for true close-up shooting. Additionally, the fisheye design retains almost full depth of field when stopped down to f/5.6 for consistent and even sharpness.

Ultra wide-angle 4mm f/2.8 prime is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and provides an 8mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture is well-suited to working in low and difficult lighting conditions.
Exceptionally wide 210° angle of view along with a circular fisheye design produces a highly distorted image for creative applications as well as the potential to stitch images together for full 360° panoramas.
Manual focus design offers a minimum focusing distance of 3.1".
Lightweight and small design makes this lens suitable for use on drones as well as being ideal for VR imaging, action sports filming, or virtual tours.

Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Specs

Focal Length4mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 8mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
Format CompatibilityMicro Four Thirds
Angle of View210°
Minimum Focus Distance3.15" / 8 cm
Close-Up Magnification0.11x
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:9
Optical Design7 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter SizeNone
Dimensions (ø x L)1.8 x 1" / 45.2 x 25.5 mm
Weight4.8 oz / 135 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.69 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.9 x 3.8 x 3.4"
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