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LAOWA 12mm F/2.8 Zero-D Lens

LAOWA 12mm F/2.8 Zero-D Lens

– Low Distortion– 122° Ultra-Wide Angle of view
– Tiny, Light & Easy to carry
– Water & Dust Repelling ‘Frog Eye’ Coating (FEC)
– Two Aspherical Elements
– Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
– Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
– Manual Focus Design
– Compatible with 100mm Filter system Holder

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The LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 Lens covers an ultra-wide 122° angle of view, allowing you to create an outstanding landscape or architectural shot not possible with lesser lenses. Shooting interior shots will also become much easier. Your house will become spacious and impactful in your photos, even if you are shooting in tight spaces. Don’t forget, this is the world’s widest rectilinear f/2.8 lens.

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Optical performance is what we will never compromise. The optical design features a 16 lens elements in 10 groups with 3pcs of Extra-Low Dispersion Elements and 2pcs of Aspherical Elements. This patented optical design delivers a high resolution from corners to corners, even in wide open (f/2.8) situation. Chromatic Aberration has also been controlled to the minimal.

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Weighing only 609g, this is an every-day carry-around lens. It is really small compared to other UWA lenses in the market. Finally, you don’t need to bring a hefty piece of glass for work and travel. And you can now attach 2 pcs of 100mm (not 150mm!!) ND filters & 1pc of 105mm CPL filter – without worrying about vignetting – with the LAOWA 100mm filter holder system. Create your best landscape photos ever!

Comparison with 11-21mm f/4 L:


The LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D is currently the fastest full-frame, non-fisheye 12mm lens in the market. Astro photographers will truly appreciate our efforts to create a fast, well corrected lens. 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 a nice Milky Way shot. The fast aperture is also very convenient for low-light/indoor shooting. (※ As of July 22, 2016)

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Time-lapse footage shot in Alaska with our LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D Lens (Click 1080p for the best experience)


The 122° angle of view + Close-to-zero distortion is too good to be true for panorama shooting!

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Find it hard to locate the entrance pupil (nodal point) for panoramic shooting? Let us help you.

Not sure what it is?  Check the below link for further explanation. http://www.panoramic-photo-guide.com/entrance-pupil.html

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*Dimensions of Sony E mount lenses will be slightly longer due to the flange distance difference.


You may refer to the below review by Photozone for scientific data on our lens resolution. You can also do a quick comparison of its performance against some of your favorite ultra wide angle lenses. Click to read the full review.

Adapted from Photozone

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

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We would like to introduce the LAOWA Water & Dust Repelling “Frog Eye” Coating (FEC). Every LAOWA 12mm f/2.8 ZERO-D is coated with the new LAOWA “Frog Eye” Coating. It gives your lens an extra layer of protection. See below video to understand its benefits compared to traditional coatings.

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