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Compare Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 Macro vs Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D vs Laowa 9mm f/5.6

Reviews

Neo score
50%
59%
40%
Pros
  • 1:1 reproduction
  • One of the widest macro lens for FF
  • Unique +/- 6mm shift feature
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Beautiful construction
  • Low distortion
  • Reasonably sharp
  • Widest full-frame rectilinear lens
  • Dramatic angle of view
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • No EXIF communication
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Not the best flare resistance
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks front filter thread

Price

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

Construction

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

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
84 mm / 3.31 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Length
65 mm / 2.56 in
59 mm / 2.32 in
66 mm / 2.60 in
Weight
410 g / 14.49 oz
228 g / 8.06 oz
350 g / 12.37 oz

Function

Angle Of View
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
134.9° Diagonal | 126.9° Horizontal | 106.3° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/32
f/4 ~ f/22
f/5.6
Autofocus
No
No
No
Focal Length
15 mm
14 mm
9 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
1x
0.21x
Min Focus Distance
470 mm / 18.50 in
270 mm / 10.63 in
120 mm / 4.72 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2015-06-23
2020-09-18
2020-06-30
Made In
China
China
China
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