Venus Laowa 20mm F4 Zero-D Shift Lens Officially Announced

Anhui China, 28 March 2022 – Venus Optics, the manufacturer that specialized in making unique camera lenses, is presenting a new Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift, expanding its shift lens line-up. On top of the fascinating ultra-wide angle of view, the lens delivers incredible sharpness with close-to-zero optical distortion (Zero-D). A ±11mm shift amount on full-frame (±8mm on Medium Format) allows architecture photographers to have maximum control on the perspective. The lens also comes with a rotatable lens hood for avoiding flare and protecting the front lens element. Pair with the special design lens support*, it can now create perfect high-res stitching with ease. This carefully crafted lens can absolutely satisfy professional users for both architectures, interior and landscape works.

Below are the key specifications of Laowa 20mm F4 Zero-D Shift Lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size Medium Format (44x33mm)
Focal length 20 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Canon EF, Canon RF, Fujifilm G, L-Mount, Nikon F (FX), Nikon Z, Pentax KAF, Sony FE
Maximum aperture F4
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 14
Elements 16
Groups 11
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical elements, 3 ED elements
Minimum focus 0.25 m (9.84)
Maximum magnification 0.17×
Autofocus No
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale Yes
Weight 747 g (1.65 lb)
Diameter 95 mm (3.74)
Length 91 mm (3.58)
Filter thread 82 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No


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