Review: Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f2.8 (Canon EF)

In very recent times, lots of companies have started to tout the fact that they can create wide angle lenses with little to no distortion – and the Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f2.8 lens is one of those that puts itself to a claim like that. If you’re from the camp of photographers that highly doubts what the company is capable of because you’re a Canon, Nikon, or Sigma user, then I implore you to consider opening your mind up a bit. The Laowa lenses are very good, very affordable, and capable of doing incredible work in the hands of skilled photographers. With an all metal build to them, manual apertures, manual focus, and fantastic image quality all around, there isn’t much someone can complain about when working with a lens like the Laowa 12mm f2.8.

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