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Compare Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D vs Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 vs Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro

Reviews

Neo score
50%
59%
50%
Pros
  • One of the widest rectilinear FF lens
  • Solid build quality
  • Low distortion
  • Reasonably sharp
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Solid construction
  • Good image quality
  • 1:1 reproduction
  • One of the widest macro lens for FF
  • Unique +/- 6mm shift feature
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF communication

Price

MSRP
849 USD
499 USD
499 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
9 blades
14 blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony A-mount, Sony E-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount, Fujifilm X-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
16 elements
14 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
9 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 aspherical + 1 ED + 3 UHR elements groups
Three high refractive and one ED element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
62 mm / 2.44 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
84 mm / 3.31 in
Size | Length
83 mm / 3.27 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
Weight
609 g / 21.52 oz
590 g / 20.85 oz
410 g / 14.49 oz

Function

Angle Of View
122.0° Diagonal | 112.6° Horizontal | 90.0° Vertical
47.2° Diagonal | 40.0° Horizontal | 27.3° Vertical
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/0.95 ~ f/16
f/4 ~ f/32
Autofocus
No
No
No
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
12 mm
33 mm
15 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
49.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
1x
Min Focus Distance
180 mm / 7.09 in
350 mm / 13.78 in
470 mm / 18.50 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-07-26
2021-05-03
2015-06-23
Made In
China
China
China
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