Venus Optics has announced a brand new Laowa 6mm F2 Zero-D lens for Micro 4 Thirds (MFT) digital camera methods. The lens affords a 12mm full-frame equal area of view and is a stills model of the previously-released 6mm T2.1 Cine lens for MFT digital camera methods.

The lens is guide focus, however options electrical contacts for transmitting EXIF information to the digital camera physique and is constructed of 13 components in 9 teams, together with two aspherical components. It has a 9cm (3.5”) minimal focusing distance, makes use of a five-blade aperture diaphragm and makes use of a 58mm entrance filter thread.

Under is a gallery of pattern pictures, supplied by Venus Optics:

The Laowa 6mm F2 Zero-D measures 61mm (2.4”) in diameter by 52mm (2.1”) lengthy and weighs roughly 188g (6.4oz). You possibly can order one now from Venus Optics’ online shop for $499. Pricing will differ in several areas of the world.