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Compare Laowa 9mm f/5.6 vs Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro

Reviews

Neo score
40%
50%
Pros
  • Widest full-frame rectilinear lens
  • Dramatic angle of view
  • 1:1 reproduction
  • One of the widest macro lens for FF
  • Unique +/- 6mm shift feature
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF communication

Price

MSRP
799 EUR
499 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
5 blades
14 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Leica M-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
14 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Three high refractive and one ED element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
62 mm / 2.44 in
84 mm / 3.31 in
Size | Length
66 mm / 2.60 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Weight
350 g / 12.37 oz
410 g / 14.49 oz

Function

Angle Of View
134.9° Diagonal | 126.9° Horizontal | 106.3° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/5.6
f/4 ~ f/32
Autofocus
No
No
Focal Length
9 mm
15 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.21x
1x
Min Focus Distance
120 mm / 4.72 in
470 mm / 18.50 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-06-30
2015-06-23
Made In
China
China
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